Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law
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Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law

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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Chapter 13: How can Asian industry contribute to climate change mitigation action?

Noriko Fujiwara


This chapter examines three research* questions: i) can partial agreements be regarded as the second best?; ii) what is the potential role of the private sector, especially industry, in climate change mitigation?; and iii) what does fragmentation of partial agreements mean to Asia and its industry? To address these questions, two examples of partial agreements are introduced: the Global Superior Energy Performance partnership (GSEP) built upon the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate (APP); and the Japanese Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM). The third example, the Vietnamese low carbon development strategy (LCDS), is highlighted to stress the importance of a policy framework to set enabling conditions.

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