Carbon Emissions Books

  • World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse

    We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and unprecedented urgency. Our challenge is to think globally and develop policies to counteract environmental decline and economic collapse. The question is: Can we change direction before we go over the edge?Lester Brown looks at our economic future through an environmental lens to develop a ...

  • Vision 2050 - The new agenda for business - in brief

    The Vision 2050 report lays out a pathway leading to a global population of some 9 billion people living well, within the resource limits of the planet by 2050. This work results from an 18-month combined effort with CEOs and experts, and dialogues with over 200 companies and external stakeholders in some 20 countries.The report presents new ...

  • The Rapid Assessment 3 title Set 2009 - Environmental Food Crisis, The Natural Fix, Climate in Peril.

    Save US$20.00 by purchasing these latest UNEP titles as a setThe Environmental Food Crisis : The Environment's Role in Averting Future Food CrisisA new rapid response assessment report released by UNEP warns that up to 25% of the world’s food production may become lost due to environmental breakdown by 2050 unless action is taken.The Natural Fix ? ...

  • Carbon Capture

    Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is the only method available for reducing CO2 emissions while allowing continued use of fossil fuels, both for power generation and potentially in broader contexts. Carbon capture technologies are already playing a role in reducing emissions from large sources such as power stations. Carbon capture could ...

  • Blue Carbon : The Role of Healthy Oceans in Binding Carbon

    This report explores the potential for mitigating the impacts of climate change by improved management and protection of marine ecosystems and especially the vegetated coastal habitat, or blue carbon sinks.The objective of this report is to highlight the critical role of the oceans and ocean ecosystemsin maintaining our climate and in assisting ...

  • The Natural Fix ? The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Mitigation

    Large cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases are needed if we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change. This Rapid Assessment Report describes the vital contributions which ecosystems can and must make to improve these efforts. It presents carbon capture and storage through a Green Economy lens, outlining the potential in terms of ...

  • Carbon Sinks and Climate Change

    Reforestation and avoiding deforestation are methods of harnessing nature to tackle global warming – the greatest challenge facing humankind. In this book, Colin Hunt deals comprehensively with the present and future role of forests in climate change policy and practice. The author provides signposts for the way ahead in climate change policy and ...

  • Cement Technology Roadmap 2009 : Carbon emissions reductions up to 2050

    Cement Technology Roadmap: Carbon emissions reductions up to 2050” calls for strong national policies to activate known CO 2 mitigation actions that the cement industry can take now to reduce its emissions. It also issues a call to action to develop commercially-viable carbon capture and storage technologies as a method for further reducing global ...

  • Twenty-First Century Macroeconomics

    The authors and editors of this volume challenge traditional assumptions about economic growth, and develop the elements of a reoriented macroeconomics that takes account both of environmental impacts and of social equity. Policies including carbon trading, revenue recycling, and reorientation of private and social investment are analyzed, ...

  • Essential Strategies for Effective Emissions Trading and Offsetting

    Practical Information from Leading CompaniesOrder this report and you'll: Understand why you should get involved in carbon trading, for strategic and regulatory reasons; Know all the necessary technical terms, and their practical significance to you; Receive a review of all the available emission trading and offsetting mechanisms, including ...

  • Corporate Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting 2008

    Learn to communicate your climate change action effectively, and find out what greenhouse gas emissions reporting is mandatory, what is voluntary and what your best option is. This groundbreaking report will also bring you up to date with emerging regulation, trends, metrics, verification standards and targets. The report will help you ...

  • Six Thousand Feet Under: Burying The Carbon Problem

    The UK is missing the opportunity to be a world leader in tackling climate change due to Government inaction.This report argues that Carbon Capture and Storage is essential to meet UK CO2 targets and deliver clean electricity and that the UK is ideally placed to spearhead a new movement to cutting carbon emissions internationally. This however is ...

  • ENDS Carbon Offsets Guide

    Offset Carbon Emissions Credibly ENDS has published a ground breaking guide and website to help companies to offset credibly and with maximum environmnetal effectiveness. The ENDS guide to Carbon Offsets will help you identify high quality offsets and offset providers and select the right provider for your business. Key benefits include: ● ...

  • Is Britain Ready For Carbon Capture And Storage?

    Is Britain Ready For Carbon Capture and Storage? introduces an innovative technology with worldwide potential for helping to solve our climate change problems. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) involves capturing up to 95% of the CO2 emitted from fossil fuel power stations, transporting it via pipeline or container before storing it securely ...

  • Sustainable Development for the Second World: Ukraine and the Nations in Transition

    The 27 nations of the Second World—the former Soviet Union and its Central and Eastern European satellites—are undergoing a wrenching transition following the collapse of communism. The process is complicated by the history and legacy of communist rule, including severe economic, governance, and environmental problems. In some of these ...

  • Case Study Country Reports in Morocco

    Following the example set by the other signatory developing countries, with effect from March 1 997 Morocco is obliged to provide, in accordance with Article 12, 'national inventories of anthropogenic emissions from sources and absorption by sinks of all greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol, using comparable methods which will ...

  • The Climate Change Convention and Developing Countries: From Conflict to Consensus?

    The climate change problem can only be effectively dealt with if global anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can be reduced substantially. Since the emission of such gases is closely related to the economic growth of countries, a critical problem to be addressed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) is: ...

  • Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in European Forest Ecosystems

    The storage of carbon in forest ecosystems has received special attention in the Kyoto protocol of the Climate Convention, which attempts to equilibrate fossil fuel emissions with biological sinks. This volume quantifies carbon storage in managed forest ecosystems not only in biomass, but also in all soil compartments. It investigates the ...

  • Low-Carbon Energy: A Roadmap

    SummaryTechnologies available today, and those expected to become competitive over the next decade, will permit a rapid decarbonization of the global energy economy. New renewable energy technologies, combined with a broad suite of energy-efficiency advances, will allow global energy needs to be met without fossil fuels and by adding only ...

  • Global Climate Change:

    A Sustainable Energy Future: Steps to Reduce US Carbon Dioxide Emissions; R.M. Friedman, R.M. Bierbaum. Energy Efficiency, Human Activities, and Climate Change; L. Schipper. Integrating Energy, Economy, and Environmental Concerns: No Regrets Tax Reform; A. Cristofaro. Multiple Benefits Environmental Policy; D. Dudek. Implications for ...

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