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Low-carbon economics : theory and application
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Singapore : Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2014
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xxviii, 440 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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"Originally published in Chinese by Social Sciences Academic Press, copyright 2011, [as Di tan jing ji xue = Low-carbon economics]."
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30000010336662 HC430.E5 L69 2014 Open Access Book Book

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This is the first book entitled Low-carbon Economics: Theory and Application. Authored by experts from the Club of Rome, the IPCC, and well-known scholars, economists, environment scientists, specialists, policy-makers from the UK, Australia, Germany, Japan, China, India and Korea, this book provides you with an authoritative analysis of the basic concepts principle theories, methodologies, measures and indexes, econometrical models and statistical analyses. It also serves as a guidance to low-carbon economy city planning and business model. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Jinjun XueRoss GarnautHans-Peter DuerrKunmin ZhangAngang HuJinjun XueYoichi KayaKejun JiangHidefumi ImuraMukul SanwalLibo Wu and Weiqi TangSoo-cheol Lee and Kazuhiro UetaHideaki ItohSatoshi Watanabe and Makoto NishimuraShin-ichi YamamotoKazuhiko TakemotoShuzo NishiokaKeisuke HanakiYong-Ho ChoiPeter Heindl and Andreas LöschelThomas GriesJinjun Xue and Ziqi LinLin Guo
Acknowledgmentsp. v
Prefacep. xi
Forewordp. xv
About the Editorp. xxiii
List of Contributorsp. xxv
Part 1 Theories and Methodologies for the Low-Carbon Economyp. 1
Chapter 1 Introduction to Low-Carbon Economicsp. 3
Chapter 2 Low-Carbon National Economicsp. 19
Chapter 3 The Philosophy of Low-Carbon Economyp. 27
Chapter 4 Low-Carbon and Sustainable Developmentp. 45
Chapter 5 Low-Carbon Political Economyp. 63
Chapter 6 Low-Carbon Growth Theoryp. 77
Chapter 7 The Kaya Identity for Carbon Emission Estimationp. 99
Chapter 8 Low-Carbon Econometricsp. 113
Chapter 9 Low-Carbon International EconomicsShijin Liu and Yongsheng Zhang
Chapter 10 Low-Carbon Environmental Economicsp. 159
Chapter 11 Low-Carbon Development Strategyp. 175
Chapter 12 Low-Carbon Tariff Theoryp. 191
Chapter 13 Energy Taxation and Low-Carbon Economyp. 207
Chapter 14 Low-Carbon Economic Indicatorsp. 223
Chapter 15 Low-Carbon Business Modelp. 239
Chapter 16 Low-Carbon Economy of Forest Ecosystems: From the Perspective of Global Climate Changep. 265
Part 2 Strategies and Policies for a Low-Carbon Economyp. 273
Chapter 17 Low-Carbon Economic Policiesp. 275
Chapter 18 Low-Carbon Societyp. 285
Chapter 19 Toward a Low-Carbon Cityp. 303
Chapter 20 Low-Carbon Green Growth Strategyp. 319
Chapter 21 Carbon Emissions Trading Systemp. 337
Chapter 22 Low-Carbon Economic Mechanisimp. 361
Chapter 23 Carbon Kuznets Curve and Its Turning Pointsp. 383
Chapter 24 Economic Growth and Carbon Emissionsp. 411
Indexp. 437