2 edition of Building a low-carbon economy found in the catalog.
Building a low-carbon economy
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||HM Government [and] HM Treasury.|
|Contributions||Great Britain. Treasury.|
|LC Classifications||TD885.5.C3 B85 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||47 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||47|
|LC Control Number||2009437462|
Simon Wolf describes how the growing awareness for the economic consequences of climate change and the economic opportunities of climate protection has led to changes in the rationality of governing climate change, from reducing emissions to building low-carbon economies. One crucial strategy forBrand: VS Verlag Für Sozialwissenschaften. The book, written by acclaimed experts from China, is an output of the Low-Carbon City China (LCCC) Programme. It provides an overview of the low-carbon progress in various Chinese cities, identifies their strengths and weaknesses, and enables the development of renewable energy, green buildings and sustainable transportation. Downloadable! September As the nation debates its energy future, this report shows that the U.S. can create two million jobs by investing in a rapid green economic recovery program, which will strengthen the economy, increase energy independence, and fight global Recovery – A Program to Create Good Jobs and Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy was prepared by PERI .
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The “low carbon economy ” refers to the green ecological economy based on low energy consumption and low pollution. The term “Low Carbon Economy” was first published in a white paper for the British Department for Trade and Industry, “Our energy future - creating a low carbon economy,” in A low-energy house is characterized by an energy-efficient design and technical features which enable it to provide high living standards and comfort with low energy consumption and carbon emissions.
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Building a Low-carbon Economy By Christopher Flavin Over the past half-million years, the world’s climate has seen four ice ages and four warm periods separating them, with extensive glaciers engulfing large swaths of North America, Europe, and Asia and then retreating, thousands of species displaced, and the shape of coastlines rearranged as Cited by: Our projects focus on environmental governance, low-carbon economy, resilience to climate change, natural resources management and environmental stewardship.
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Building a low-carbon economy: the Uk's contribution to tackling climate change. The first report of the Committee on Climate Change, December [Great Britain. Committee on Climate Change.]. On the basis of adhering to the development of low-carbon economy, this paper introduces the concept connotation of low-carbon economy and green building; mentions the necessity of green building for the development of low-carbon economy; expounds the development status of construction industry and the development scale of green building.
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In his book The Elements of Power, David S Abraham argued that what he calls “rare metals” – those, such as cobalt and REEs, produced in hundreds or. Simon Wolf describes how the growing awareness for the economic consequences of climate change and the economic opportunities of climate protection has led to changes in the rationality of governing climate change, from reducing emissions to building low-carbon : Paperback.
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Defra yesterday launched their report ‘Building a Low Carbon Economy’, which sets out plans to move away from our fossil-fuel based society. Broadly, the Climate Change Bill will put into statute the UK’s targets to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 60% by and 26% byagainst average emissions.
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To participate in a low-carbon transition, developing country governments must be supported by the financial and technical support of countries with know-how and multilateral donors with capacity to scale solutions.
Step 3: Imagining and building the future economy. We really do not know what a low-carbon economy will look like. 08/03/ - IP/11/ Climate change: Commission sets out Roadmap for building a competitive low-carbon Europe by 08/03/ - MEMO 11/ Climate change: Questions and Answers on a Roadmap for moving to a low carbon economy in.
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