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The Resource Carbon offsets, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Carbon offsets, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Label
Carbon offsets
Title
Carbon offsets
Statement of responsibility
Debra A. Miller, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.738/74
Index
index present
LC call number
SD418
LC item number
.C37 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Carbon offsets, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-210) and index
Contents
How do carbon offsets work? Chapter overview / Mike Rosen-Molina ; Carbon trading is a U.S.-proposed market solution for global climate change / Larry Lohmann ; The European Union is a pioneer in carbon trading / Eileen Claussen ; The United States is poised to create its own mandatory carbon trading program / Bob Keefe ; Carbon offsets are now the cornerstone of international efforts to slow global warming / Renfrey Clarke ; Carbon may become the largest commodity market in the world / James Kanter ; Individuals can purchase carbon offsets in a voluntary market / Rebecca Gallagher -- Are carbon offsets effective in reducing global warming? Carbon offsets are one of many solutions needed for global warming / David Suzuki ; Carbon trading markets are working / Neal Dikeman ; Carbon offsets help to mitigate the environmental harm from air travel / Joelle Novey ; Carbon offsets are better than doing nothing about carbon emissions / The Carbon Consultancy ; A majority of the United Nations' carbon offset projects do nothing to cut global warming / John Vidal ; The only beneficiaries of carbon offsets are polluting corporations / Kevin Smith ; Many carbon offset projects have a negative impact on the environment and global warming / Wouter Buytaert ; Individual carbon offsets simply allow the rich to ease their guilt without changing their lifestyles / Robert Frank -- Are tree-based carbon offsets beneficial? Chapter overview / Toni Johnson ; Carbon credits can encourage developing nations to protect trees / Rachel Oliver ; Carbon credits could save the rainforests / Rhett A. Butler ; Carbon offsets for preventing deforestation could raise the value of living forests / Science Daily ; A United Nations' carbon offset deforestation project can help prevent deforestation / Jan Fehse ; Carbon trading cannot solve Amazon rainforest deforestation / Emily Boyd ; Carbon trading may put mature tropical forests at risk / Science Daily ; Carbon trading projects for reducing emissions from deforestation could hurt indigenous peoples / Angeli Mehta and Jutta Kill -- How should the voluntary carbon offset market be regulated? The problem with individual carbon offsets now is that they are not properly regulated / Moises Velasquez-Manoff ; The U.S. government should provide guidelines and oversight of the domestic carbon offset market / Derik Broekhoff ; States are calling for the Federal Trade Commission to study and regulate voluntary U.S. carbon trading / Elliot Burg and David A. Zonana ; The U.S. Congress should pass a carbon offset certification process / Center for American Progress ; The Gold Standard can provide quality assurance for the voluntary carbon offset market / WWF ; Voluntary carbon trading should be globally regulated / Simon Linnett
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780737744545
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008055849
System control number
ocn298467889
Label
Carbon offsets, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-210) and index
Contents
How do carbon offsets work? Chapter overview / Mike Rosen-Molina ; Carbon trading is a U.S.-proposed market solution for global climate change / Larry Lohmann ; The European Union is a pioneer in carbon trading / Eileen Claussen ; The United States is poised to create its own mandatory carbon trading program / Bob Keefe ; Carbon offsets are now the cornerstone of international efforts to slow global warming / Renfrey Clarke ; Carbon may become the largest commodity market in the world / James Kanter ; Individuals can purchase carbon offsets in a voluntary market / Rebecca Gallagher -- Are carbon offsets effective in reducing global warming? Carbon offsets are one of many solutions needed for global warming / David Suzuki ; Carbon trading markets are working / Neal Dikeman ; Carbon offsets help to mitigate the environmental harm from air travel / Joelle Novey ; Carbon offsets are better than doing nothing about carbon emissions / The Carbon Consultancy ; A majority of the United Nations' carbon offset projects do nothing to cut global warming / John Vidal ; The only beneficiaries of carbon offsets are polluting corporations / Kevin Smith ; Many carbon offset projects have a negative impact on the environment and global warming / Wouter Buytaert ; Individual carbon offsets simply allow the rich to ease their guilt without changing their lifestyles / Robert Frank -- Are tree-based carbon offsets beneficial? Chapter overview / Toni Johnson ; Carbon credits can encourage developing nations to protect trees / Rachel Oliver ; Carbon credits could save the rainforests / Rhett A. Butler ; Carbon offsets for preventing deforestation could raise the value of living forests / Science Daily ; A United Nations' carbon offset deforestation project can help prevent deforestation / Jan Fehse ; Carbon trading cannot solve Amazon rainforest deforestation / Emily Boyd ; Carbon trading may put mature tropical forests at risk / Science Daily ; Carbon trading projects for reducing emissions from deforestation could hurt indigenous peoples / Angeli Mehta and Jutta Kill -- How should the voluntary carbon offset market be regulated? The problem with individual carbon offsets now is that they are not properly regulated / Moises Velasquez-Manoff ; The U.S. government should provide guidelines and oversight of the domestic carbon offset market / Derik Broekhoff ; States are calling for the Federal Trade Commission to study and regulate voluntary U.S. carbon trading / Elliot Burg and David A. Zonana ; The U.S. Congress should pass a carbon offset certification process / Center for American Progress ; The Gold Standard can provide quality assurance for the voluntary carbon offset market / WWF ; Voluntary carbon trading should be globally regulated / Simon Linnett
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780737744545
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008055849
System control number
ocn298467889

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