The current economic and environmental situation poses fundamental questions that this book aims to answer: Under which conditions could a market-based approach contribute to a decrease in emissions? How are abatement and investment strategies generated or promoted under permit regimes like the European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS)? In the context of the EU ETS, what is the trade-off between production, technological changes and pollution? This book is intended to provide students and practitioners the knowledge and theoretical tools they need in order to answer these and other more general questions in the context of so-called environmental finance theory, a new field of research that investigates the economic, financial and managerial impacts of market-based environmental policies.Table 3.4 Most recent state climate change policies in Japan (Source: World Bank) Policy Emissions trading scheme (deferred) Feed-in tariffs Anti- global warming measure tax Voluntary experimental integrated ETS Tokyo emissions tradinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Environmental Finance and Investments|
|Author||:||Marc Chesney, Jonathan Gheyssens, Luca Taschini|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-05-24|