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Innovation Addressing Climate Change Challenges : Market-based Perspectives - (Hardcover)

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Although the world faces many environmental challenges, climate change continues to demand attention in both academic and public spheres. Innovation Addressing Climate Change Challenges explores ways in which market-based instruments and complementary policies can help countries meet their climate change goals following the Paris Agreement.In this insightful book, internationally distinguished climate change scholars have come together to examine the potential of a range of market-based instruments. These include carbon pricing, coal subsidies, vehicle taxation, government incentives for the electricity sector, and noise pollution taxes. Offering useful market-based perspectives, the book not only demonstrates the possibilities that these various instruments offer in reducing the risks of climate change, but also the challenges that exist in utilizing them. These insights will help to inform the many climate policy decisions that lie ahead.Astute and forward thinking, this timely book will be of vital importance to both students and scholars of environmental law and environmental economics with a particular focus on climate change. Political science students, as well as government officials, will also find its guidance on future policy engaging and timely.
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Political Science, Science
Series Title: Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Language: English
Street Date: August 31, 2018
TCIN: 53853444
UPC: 9781788973359
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-2427
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