xviii, 437 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Earth in the greenhouse - a challenge for the 21st century / Thomas Stocker A survey of Kyoto tools for GHG reductions: speculations on post-Kyoto scenarios / José Romero and Karine Siegwart International environmental law and the evolving concept of 'common concern of mankind' / Thomas Cottier and Sofya Matteotti-Berkutova Domestic and international strategies to address climate change: an overview of the WTO legal issues / Robert Howse and Antonia Eliason How to think about PPMS and climate change / Donald Regan Comment: Tilting at conventional WTO wisdom / Daniel C. Crosby Private climate change standards and labelling schemes under the WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade / Arthur E. Appleton Incentive schemes to promote renewables and the WTO law of subsidies / Sadeq Z. Bigdeli Comment: The WTO and climate change incentives / Gary Horlick Certifying biofuels: benefits for the environment, development and trade? / Simonetta Zarrilli and Jennifer Burnett GATS, financial services and trade in renewable energy certificates (RECs) - just another market-based solution to cope with the tragedy of the commons? / Panagiotis Delimatsis and Despina Mavromati Assessment of GATS impact on climate change mitigation / Olga Nartova Comments: GATS commitments on environmental services: 'hover through the fog and filthy air?' / Rudolf Adlung International transfer of technologies: recent developments in the climate change context / Felix Bloch TRIMs and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) - potential conflicts / Stefan Rechsteiner, Christa Pfister and Fabian Martens Comment: Balancing investors' interests and global policy objectives in a carbon constrained world: the interface of international economic law with the Clean Development Mechanism / Jacob D. Werksman Procurement policies, Kyoto compliance and the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement: the case of the EU's green electricity procurement and the PPMs debate / Garba Malumfashi Comment: Procurement and the World Trade Organization: purchase power or pester power? / Geert Van Calster Institutional challenges to enhance policy coordination - how WTO rules could be utilized to meet climate objectives? Mireille Cossy and Gabrielle Marceau Environmental goods and services: the environmental area initiative approach and climate change / Thomas Cottier and Donah Baracol-Pinhão.