the coorporate greenhouse; climate change policy in a globalizing world
The Corporate Greenhouse : Climate Change Policy in a Globalizing World
As negotiations proceed for the post-Kyoto climate change regime, major obstacles stand in the path to their successful completion.
The Corporate Greenhouse addresses the political economy of the climate change debate, questioning the disconnect between the current negotiation framework, based around the nation-state, and the neoliberal policies driving the world economy, organized around transnational corporations. Given the rapidly growing economic power and expanding carbon footprint of China, India and other developing economies, the debate on 'who is to blame, and who is to pay' can no longer be ignored.
Carefully researched and sourced from original work and case studies, The Corporate Greenhouse explores the geopolitical division between North and South; questions the sustainability of capitalism in the current global economic environment; examines the impact of TNCs on worldwide CO2 emissions; and discusses the expected outcome of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme on corporate investment strategies.
This timely book argues that treaties that fail to account properly for the activities of TNCs will preclude effective, equitable solutions to the urgent issue of global climate change.
About the Author
Yda Schreuder is an Associate Professor of Geography and a Senior Policy Fellow in the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of Delaware, USA. She has co-authored and published her work on the Corporate Greenhouse in The Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, and Energy and Environment.
Format Paperback | 264 pages
Dimensions 138 x 216 x 15.24mm | 340.19g
Publication date 15 Mar 2009
Publisher ZED BOOKS LTD
Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom
Tahun Terbit: 2009
Ukuran: 21,6 cm x 13,8 cm x 1,5 cm
Isi: 264 halaman
Berat: 400 gram
Format: Soft cover