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Author Vasser, Christopher P
Title Kyoto Protocol : Economic Assessments, Implementation
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2009
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Note Intro -- THE KYOTO PROTOCOL:ECONOMIC ASSESSMENTS,IMPLEMENTATION MECHANISMS,AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS -- THE KYOTO PROTOCOL: ECONOMIC ASSESSMENTS, IMPLEMENTATION MECHANISMS, AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- THE SCIENCE OF GLOBAL WARMINGAND CLIMATE CHANGE: IS IT SETTLED? -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. A CLOSE LOOK AT SOME OF THE IMPORTANT CURRENT ISSUES -- 2. GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ONHUMAN SOCIETIES -- 3. CONCLUDING REMARKS -- REFERENCES -- RESEARCH AND REVIEW STUDIES -- PERSPECTIVES OF SAR BASED FOREST COVER,FOREST COVER CHANGE AND BIOMASS MAPPING -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION AND STATE OF THE ART OF EO BASEDFORESTRY APPLICATIONS -- EXIGENCY OF FOREST COVER AND BIOMASS MAPPING -- OPTICAL EO DATA -- LIDAR -- SAR DATA -- Backscattering Intensities -- Interferometry -- SAR Tomography, Polarimetric Interferometry and Derivates -- Polarimetry -- CONCLUDING REMARKS AND PERSPECTIVES -- IMPLEMENTATION OF THEORY INTO PRACTICE - EXAMPLECASE STUDIES -- Forest Cover and Forest Cover Change Mapping -- Investigation of ALOS PALSAR Data for Forest Cover Mapping -- EVALUATION OF THE POTENTIAL OF POLARIMETRIC PALSAR SARDATA FOR FOREST COVER MAPPING IN SIBERIA -- Introduction -- FOREST BIOMASS MAPPING -- Observations of Forest Growing Stock Volume in Siberia Using PALSARIntensities and Coherence Data -- Application of ERS-1/2 Tandem Coherence for the Delineation of Large AreaForest Biomass Maps in NE China -- FINAL CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- MODELLING A REDUCTION IN GREENHOUSEGAS EMISSIONS IN THE CATALAN ECONOMY:THE NAMEAAPPROACH* -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. STRUCTURE OF A SAM -- 3. STRUCTURE OF A NAMEA -- 4. THE LINEAR SAMMODEL -- 5. EXTENSION OF THE SAMMODEL WITH GREENHOUSE EMISSIONS:THE NAMEAMODEL -- 6. DATABASE -- 6.1. The SAM for Catalonia -- 6.2. The NAMEA for Catalonia
7. EMPIRICAL APPLICATION TO CATALAN GREENHOUSE EMISSIONS -- 7.1. Emission Multipliers -- 7.2. Changes in the Greenhouse Emission Multipliers -- 8. CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- THE CONTRIBUTION OF FARM ENERGY USETO PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE GREENHOUSEGAS EMISSIONS FROM CANADIAN AGRICULTURE -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- BIOFUELS AND FARM OPERATIONS -- ADAPTATION OF AGRICULTURE TO CLIMATE CHANGE -- METHODOLOGY -- TERMS IN THE FARM ENERGY BALANCE -- SIMULATION MODELING AND SURVEY RECORDS -- SIMULATION OF FARM FIELDWORK ENERGY USE -- ENERGY TO SUPPLY FARM MACHINERY -- RECENT F4E2 UPGRADES -- SPATIAL VARIATION IN FARM ENERGY USE -- FOSSIL CO2 EMISSIONS FROM COMMODITIES -- RESULTS AND DISCUSSION -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- TOWARDS A BETTER COMPLIANCE SYSTEMFOR THE CLIMATE REGIME? -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. KYOTO'S COMPLIANCE SYSTEM -- 3. FLAWS OF THE COMPLIANCE SYSTEM -- Additional Emissions Reductions -- Suspension of the Right to Sell Emissions Permits -- The Unfairness of the Compliance System -- 4. TOWARDS A BETTER COMPLIANCE SYSTEM FOR THECLIMATE REGIME -- 5. TRADE RESTRICTIONS -- 5. CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVESOF GLOBAL ATMOSPHERIC CHANGE:THE REFRIGERATION INDUSTRY -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION: ECOLOGICAL MODERNISATION,THE PIONEERS AND THE LAGGARDS -- THE CHALLENGE FOR THE REFRIGERATION INDUSTRY -- METHODOLOGY -- GLOBAL ATMOSPHERIC CHANGE: SCIENCE AND LEGISLATION -- Changing the Atmosphere -- Energy Efficiency -- TECHNICAL FIX OR INNOVATIVE CHALLENGE? -- A Return to the Past -- New Solutions -- CONCLUSIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- REFERENCES -- CLIMATE CHANGE: DESIGN APPROACHES FORA GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION PROGRAM* -- SUMMARY -- INTRODUCTION: THE PRICE VERSUS QUANTITY DEBATE -- FIVE DIMENSIONS OF THE COST ISSUE -- APPROACHES FOR ADDRESSING COST CONCERNS -- Tonnage Options -- Timetable Options -- Technique Options
ILLUSTRATIVE APPROACHES -- ADDRESSING COSTS THROUGH MARKET MECHANISMS:RESOLVING THE PRICE-QUANTITY ISSUE -- APPENDIX A: SUMMARY OF SELECTED OPTIONS TO ADDRESS COST UNCERTAINTYOF GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION PROGRAMS -- REFERENCES -- GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE: U.S. GREENHOUSEGAS EMISSIONS-STATUS, TRENDSAND PROJECTIONS* -- SUMMARY -- GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE:U.S. GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS-STATUS, TRENDS, AND PROJECTIONS -- U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Baselines -- Emissions Projections -- Status of Emissions Relative to Goals -- Additional Considerations in Assessing Possible Reductions -- Conclusion -- REFERENCES -- ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF THE KYOTO MECHANISMS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF JI AND CDMPROJECTS -- 2.1. Gases and Sectors Covered in JI and CDM Projects -- 2.2 A Few Examples of Early JI and CDM Projects -- 2.3. The management of CDM and JI projects -- 3. CURRENT CDM AND JI PROJECTS -- 3.1. Current CDM projects -- 3.2. Current JI projects -- 4. THE EFFECTS OF JI AND CDMPROJECTS ON HOST ANDINVESTOR COUNTRIES -- 4.1. The Effects of JI and CDM Projects on Host Countries -- 4.2. The Effects of JI and CDM Projects on Investor Countries -- 5. CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISMAND SUSTAINABLE (ECONOMIC) DEVELOPMENT -ISSUES AND IMPLICATIONS ON POVERTYALLEVIATION IN DEVELOPING WORLD -- ABSTRACT -- PRESSING GLOBAL ISSUES -- THE GLOBAL INEQUALITY -- EVER GROWING NEED FOR ENERGY -- SUSTAINABLE GROWTH SYNDROME -- THE DETERIORATING CLIMATE -- RENEWABLE ENERGY - A REALISABLE CONCEPT -- SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR THE DEVELOPING WORLD -- CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM (CDM) - CONCEPT,PROGRESS AND CONCERNS -- POVERTY ALLEVIATION THROUGH CDM - CAN CDMBENEFIT THE POOR? -- THE WAY FORWARD -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- WHAT IS NOT MENTIONEDIN THE KYOTO PROTOCOL -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION
1. THE KYOTO PROTOCOL AND CARBON CICLE -- 2. PRODUCTION OF HEAT AND BY-PRODUCTS OF THE PROCESS -- 3. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AS A WAY OF OBTAINING INFORMATION -- 3.1. Atmospheric Gases -- 3.2 . Heat -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
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Subject United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change -- (1992). -- Protocols, etc., -- 1997 Dec. 11.;Climatic changes -- Government policy -- International cooperation.;Global warming -- Government policy -- International cooperation.;Greenhouse gases -- Government policy -- International cooperation.;Air -- Pollution -- Government policy -- International cooperation.;Climatic changes -- Government policy -- Economic aspects.;Global warming -- Government policy -- Economic aspects
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