Edited by Geert Van Calster, Wim Vandenberghe and Leonie Reins
Governments around the world have been trying to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for decades. This detailed Handbook considers the spectrum of legal and market-based instruments as well as strategies and policies adopted around the world and suggests more effective, comprehensive and responsive ways of managing climate change mitigation.
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- Editors and contributors
- Editorial introduction
- Chapter 1: The changing architecture of international climate change law
- Chapter 2: Development of the sustainability aspects of EU energy policy
- Chapter 3: Greenhouse gas mitigation measures in the US electric power industry
- Chapter 4: Reflections on the Chinese carbon market
- Chapter 5: The mitigation of transport’s CO2 emissions in the EU: policy successes and challenges
- Chapter 6: Climate change mitigation in the transportation sector in the United States
- Chapter 7: Climate transport policy in the Asia-Pacific region
- Chapter 8: How do the European Union and the private sector pave the way to more sustainable buildings?
- Chapter 9: Energy efficiency of buildings in the United States
- Chapter 10: Climate change and buildings – an Asia-Pacific primer
- Chapter 11: Impacts of EU climate and energy policies on industry
- Chapter 12: An overview of climate change mitigation in the industrial sector of the United States
- Chapter 13: How can Asian industry contribute to climate change mitigation action?
- Chapter 14: Land use, land use change and forestry – How to enter the climate impact of managing biospheres and wood into the EU’s greenhouse gas accounting
- Chapter 15: Legal regimes for land use, land use change, and forestry in the United States
- Chapter 16: Land use, land use change and forestry: Asia-Pacific
- Chapter 17: Waste management in the EU
- Chapter 18: Challenges for controlling GHG emissions from US solid waste management: a summary of federal and exemplary US state efforts
- Chapter 19: Climate mitigation and waste management in the Asia-Pacific
- Chapter 20: Blazing trail or flickering flame? Market mechanisms under the UNFCCC
- Chapter 21: The EU emissions trading system: frontrunner in trouble
- Chapter 22: Carbon trading in the United States
- Chapter 23: Market design and maturity in the Asia Pacific
- Chapter 24: Climate finance in the European Union: domestic and international challenges
- Chapter 25: Towards climate compatible development in Asia and beyond – the role of official development assistance
- Chapter 26: EU climate change litigation: all quiet on the Luxembourgian front?
- Chapter 27: Climate change litigation in the United States
- Chapter 28: Climate change litigation in Asia and the Pacific
- Chapter 29: Current status of mitigation policies in Brazil
- Chapter 30: Climate change mitigation in Russia: foreign policy, environmental action or simple economics?
- Chapter 31: Climate change mitigation in India
- Chapter 32: China’s transition to low carbon society: drivers and implementation strategies
- Chapter 33: Climate change mitigation in South Africa
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