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 ...

  • Brand Emissions Leaders Report 2009

    This Brand Emissions Leaders Report provides a groundbreaking analysis of the performance of company-level brands against their competitors. Using objective carbon emissions criteria, ENDS Carbon assessed carbon performance in four key areas:Which brands have the best or worst carbon disclosure? How quickly are different brands reducing their ...

  • 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: ● ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • Cutting Through The Green Tape III: The Economy Or The Environment, Do I Need To Choose?

    Climate change has an impact on us all. Regardless of what political party we represent, the economic and social case for taking action speaks for itself. As people feel the pinch in the current economic climate, they are looking for green solutions which can save them money and make their homes healthier. They are also seeking greater protection ...

  • Report 4700: Carbon Markets

    Report 4700: Carbon Markets focuses on Carbon Markets; it offers estimates of regulated and voluntary carbon trading activity. It also looks at carbon emissions brokerages, voluntary carbon offset markets, agricultural and forestry carbon offsets, the participation of consulting and engineering firms in the carbon market, and individual company ...

  • A Sectoral Approach: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in the Cement Industry

    This economic and policy modeling project is designed to improve understanding of the impacts of different carbon policies on emissions reductions, global trade and regional market shares in the cement sector. The results of the study show that cement production is likely to more than double by 2030, based on current demand ...

  • Energy and Environmental Policy Modeling

    The primary objective of Energy and Environmental Policy Modeling is to introduce a variety of recent energy-environmental modeling concepts, and to provide an overview of these modeling concepts. Another major objective of the book is the application of management science techniques to energy and environment policy issues which have expanded ...

  • Power Plant Air Pollutant Control “Mega” Symposium 2008: CD Proceedings

    The seventh MEGA Symposium, held in Baltimore, MD, August 25-28, 2008, showcased the latest development and operational experience regarding power plant air emissions. This internationally popular event featured state-of-the-art methods for reducing SOx, NOx, particulate, mercury, and toxics emissions from fossil-fueled boilers, as well as carbon ...

  • Tropical Fire Ecology

    Fire Ecology of Tropical Ecosystems gives an extensive explanation of historic and current fire situations in the tropics, describing the fire ecology of tropical ecosystems from around the globe. Eighteen groups of leading researchers explain the many different aspects and roles of fire in tropical ecosystems. Regional chapters address a set of ...

  • The Economics of Conservation Programs

    The objective of this book is to review and to analyze the economics of conservation programs in theory and in practice. Demand side management (DSM) is one of the most topical issues in regulating electric utilities, both in the United States and internationally. DSM consists of various measures at the level of demand (households, commerce, ...

  • Global Warming and Economic Development

    Three questions need to be addressed when discussing the global warming issue. First, is a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions necessary? Second, if the answer is yes, what is the optimal level of CO2 emissions? Third, who should be held responsible for reducing CO2 emissions? This book addresses these three questions by formulating a ...

  • Vision 2050 - The new agenda for business - full report

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Fourth Wave Environmental Revolution

    The author argues that creating a Green Economic Environment is the easiest and most cost-effective way of bringing results for the environment, of reducing greenhouse gases as well as contaminants and slowing down climate change. Most environmental problems directly result from the way economies are setup. The strategy proposed in the book would ...

  • Climate Change: Litigation, Regulation and Risk

    This book is a collection of 20 expert commentaries on the primary business risks associated with global climate change. Topics include the risk of not disclosing to investors the material impact of global warming on business operations; the ongoing debate over whether the Securities and Exchange Commission mandates disclosure of climate-related ...

  • Climate Actions

    The Cement Sustainability Initiative's (CSI) “Climate Actions” publication details the results of industry efforts to address major sustainability challenges. These include: a sector-specific CO2 Accounting and Reporting Protocol, a global database of cement plant energy and emissions performance, a new approach to the Clean Development Mechanism, ...

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