A deepening understanding of the importance of climate change has caused a recent and rapid increase in the number of climate change or climate-related laws. Trends in Climate Change Legislation offers an astute analysis of the political, institutional and economic factors that have motivated this surge, placing it into context.
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Edited by Alina Averchenkova, Sam Fankhauser and Michal Nachmany
The Subsidisation of Heavy Polluters under Emissions Trading Schemes
Elena de Lemos Pinto Aydos
Paying the Carbon Price analyses the practice of freely allocating permits in Emissions Trading Schemes (ETSs) and demonstrates how many heavy polluters participating in ETSs are not yet paying the full price of carbon. This innovative book provides a framework to assist policymakers in the design of transitional assistance measures that are both legally robust and will support the effectiveness of the ETSs whilst limiting negative impacts on international trade.
Edited by Stefan E. Weishaar
Research Handbook on Emissions Trading examines the origins, implementation challenges and international dimensions of emissions trading. It pursues an interdisciplinary approach drawing on law, economics and at times, political science, to present relevant research strands regarding emissions trading. Intermixing theoretical insights with experiences from existing trading systems, this Handbook offers insights that can be applied around the world. It identifies key bodies of research for both upcoming and seasoned people in the field and highlights future research opportunities.
John McEldowney and Sharron McEldowney
This research review assembles an important collection of essays exploring the main issues surrounding the regulation of the environment. The articles illustrate that regulating the environment in the UK is conceptually complex, involves a diverse range of institutions, techniques and methodologies and crosses geographical and national boundaries. In the USA it is more formalised, juridical, adversarial and formally dependent upon legal rules. The articles highlight the fact that despite differences in the UK and the USA's regulatory styles, environmental regulation today has much in common with both traditions.
A Critical Overview
Stefan E. Weishaar
Emissions trading is becoming an increasingly popular policy instrument with growing diversity in design. This book examines emissions trading design, emissions trading implementation problems and how to address them.
An Economic Analysis
This unique and up-to-date book analyses the functioning of the European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and assesses the extent to which relevant legislation has affected its capacity to promote cost-effective reduction of European carbon emissions.
Richard R.W. Brooks, Nathaniel O. Keohane and Douglas A. Kysar
The economic approach to environmental law and policy has become the dominant framework for analyzing pollution, resource management and many other environmental challenges throughout the world. This research review highlights essential articles from both the leading edge of methodological innovation in environmental law and economics and the bedrock of theory upon which all such innovations are built. The authors' extensive review contextualizes the selected papers, highlighting the central theoretical and empirical challenges facing future advancement of this discipline.