The Asian Century Sustainable Growth And Climate Change

Author: Moazzem Hossain
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781005753
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2011). However, the prospect of the Asian century depends heavily on the ability
of Asian countries to navigate a resource constrained social, political and
economic context. Developing1 and emerging2 Asia is more vulnerable to these
constraints due to higher projected risks associated with climate change and
lower adaptation capacity. By 2030 developing countries will require US$28–67
billion or 0.2–0.8 per cent of global investment flows to enable adaptation to
climate change ...

Climate Change And Sustainable Urban Development In Africa And Asia

Author: Belinda Yuen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9048198674
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... Jones B, Olken BA (2008) Climate change and economic growth: evidence
from the last half century. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper
No. 14132 Du Q (2010) Strengthening legal and policy frameworks for
addressing climate change in Asia: People's Republic of China. http://hqweb.
unep.org/DEC/PDF/Casestudies/StrengtheningLegal PolicyFrameworksCCAsia.
pdf Fankhauser S, Tol RSJ (2005) On climate change and economic growth.
Resour Energy Econ ...

Globalization Development And Security In Asia

Author: Benny Cheng Guan Teh
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814566594
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Climate change and aspiration for sustainable development further complicate the challenge.Volume 4 offers a comprehensive coverage of subjects on environment and sustainable development in Asia with case studies of selected and ...

Climate Change And Growth In Asia

Author: Moazzem Hossain
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1849809666
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The analysis of climate change requires, by its nature, that we look out over 50,
100, 200 years and more. Stern Review on The Economics of Climate Change
10.1 INTRODUCTION Global climate change is one of the biggest threats over
the coming century (van Lieshout et al. 2004). According to the United Nations (
UN), the world's population will have increased by one-third – to 9 billion – by
2050. More than 90 per cent of this growth will take place in developing countries
(Werz ...

Towards A Sustainable Asia

Author: Association of Academies of Science
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642166725
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Environment and Climate Change Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia.
Foreword. Asia is not only the largest and most populated continent in the world,
but also the region with the most diverse development models and most dynamic
economies. In the past half century, Asia has been witnessing rapid economic
growth and playing an increasingly more important role in world's political and
economic arena. At the same time, Asia has developed the commonly-called “
Asia ...

Biodiversity And Sustainable Development

Author: M.L. Narasaiah
Publisher: Discovery Publishing House
ISBN: 9788171419456
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Contents: Biodiversity, Living with Diversity, Saving the Planet, Population and the Environment, Ecosystems, Our Unknown Protectors, Climate Change and Human Health, Population Growth and Climate Change, Economics and Sustainable ...

The World S Search For Sustainable Development

Author: Mukul Sanwal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316664953
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This text traces the evolution of sustainable development and climate change from the time it emerged in international consultations and agreements.

Environmental Policies In Asia

Author: Jing Huang
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814590495
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This book is valuable to anyone who is keen on understanding Asia, its growth, and whether its rise is environmentally sustainable.

Environment And Climate Change In Asia

Author: Victor R. Savage
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 013341227X
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This collection of essays on environment and climate change within Asia is written by faculty members to mark the celebration of the 10th Anniversary (2001–2011) of the National University of Singapore’s Masters in Environmental ...

Economic Growth And Sustainable Development

Author: Peter N. Hess
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317525035
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? With a blend of formal models, empirical evidence, history and policy, this text provides a coherent and comprehensive treatment of economic growth and sustainable development.