In this timely book, Marco Siddi expertly navigates topics of European energy politics drawing on pressing issues from times of unprecedented crisis. From the war in Ukraine to worsening climate change, he illustrates the intense pressure the EU is under to accelerate its green transition, and explores the potential obstacles that may arise on the road to energy security.
Using a range of calculative devices, (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations
explores the methods used by central banks to predict and govern the tail risks that
could impact financial stability. Through an in-depth case study, the book utilises
empirically-informed theoretical analysis to capture these low-probability and
high-impact events, and offers a novel conceptualisation of the role of risk
modelling within the macroprudential policy agenda.
This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License.
It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Through detailed and
wide-ranging analysis, the Handbook on European Union Climate Change Policy and
Politics provides a critical assessment of current and emerging challenges facing
the EU in committing to and delivering increasingly ambitious climate policy
objectives. Highlighting the importance of topics such as finance and investment,
litigation, ‘hard to abate’ sectors and negative emissions, it offers an up-to-date
exploration of the complexities of climate politics and policy making.
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Reflecting on the depth of the experience with crises, this innovative book demonstrates what the world can learn from insights into crises from the Japanese perspective. Taking an institutionalist approach with a strong historical precedent, leading scholars in the social sciences and law explore how better to deal with foreseeable and unforeseen crises.
Synthesizing current understandings on the relationship between transport and land use, this timely Handbook proposes an agenda for research and practice that leads toward more human-centered communities within an increasingly urbanized world facing rapid technological change. Chapters explore the role of institutional policies and informal cultural contexts in influencing transport and land use systems, before examining the impacts of transportation and land use decisions across multiple areas, including equity, public health, climate, environment, and lifestyle preferences.
Taking a comprehensive approach to two central, closely intertwined themes in the field of transport economics, this illuminating Handbook recognizes the critical socioeconomic importance of transport pricing and financing.
Offering a unique and critical perspective on energy justice, this Handbook delves into an emerging field of inquiry encapsulating multiple strands of scholarship on energy systems. Covering key topics including generation, transmission, distribution and demand, it explores fundamental questions surrounding policy, climate change, security and social movements.
This innovative book addresses the links between sustainability and human rights in the context of infrastructure projects and uncovers the human rights gap in every stage of public procurement processes to deliver on infrastructure assets or services.
In this timely and insightful book, Laura Maxim evaluates the use of socio-economic analysis (SEA) in the regulation of potentially carcinogenic, mutagenic, and toxic chemicals. Retracing the history of the use of cost-benefit analysis in chemical risk policies, this book presents contemporary discourse on the political success of SEA.
The interconnectedness of global society is increasingly visible through crises such as the current global health pandemic, emerging climate change impacts and increasing erosion of biodiversity. This timely Handbook navigates the challenges of adaptive governance in these complex contexts, stressing the necessarily compounded nature of bio-physical and social systems to ensure more desirable governance outcomes.