Pathways to a Sustainable Economy Bridging the Gap between Paris Climate Change Commitments and Net Zero Emissions

The focus of this edited volume is to identify challenges facing organizations in achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and a new energy economy, and to explore solutions from various sectors of the economy to enable the transition to a zero emissions future. Research presented here is div...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Hossain, Moazzem (Editor), Hales, Robert (Editor), Sarker, Tapan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2018, 2018
Edition:1st ed. 2018
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter1.Introduction: Pathways to a Sustainable Economy
  • Part1.Critical Perspectives on Achieving a Zero Emissions Future
  • Chapter2. Joining the Dots: Sustainability, Climate Change and Ecological Modernisation
  • Chapter3. A Systems Critique of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate
  • Chapter4. Structural impediments to sustainable development in Australia and its Asia–Pacific region
  • Part2. Strategies to Achieve Sustainable Economy and Zero Emissions Future
  • Chapter5. The Role of Planning Laws and Development Control Systems in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Analysis from New South Wales, Australia
  • Chapter6. Carbon Disclosure Strategies in the Global Logistics Industry: Similarities and Differences in Carbon Measurement and Reporting
  • Chapter7. Synergy between population policy, climate adaptation and mitigation
  • Part3. Major Challenges towards a Sustainable Future: Case studies from Asia
  • Chapter8. From ‘Harmony’ to a ‘Dream’: China’s evolving position on climate change.-Chapter9. COP 21 and India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution Mitigation Strategy
  • Chapter10. Seasonal drought thresholds and internal migration for adaptation: lessons from Northern Bangladesh
  • Chapter11. Incentives and Disincentives for Reducing Emissions under REDD+ in Indonesia
  • Chapter12. Carbon Budgeting Post-COP21 — The Need for an Equitable Strategy for Meeting CO2e Targets