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Institutional challenges and opportunities in environmentally sound trade expansion A review of the global state of affairs (The North-South agenda papers) by Aaron Joseph Cosbey

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Published by Dante B. Fascell North-South Center, University of Miami .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Commercial policy,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental policy,
  • International trade,
  • Sustainable development

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12231782M
ISBN 101574540807
ISBN 109781574540802

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  Although the increase of solid waste generation is a big issue faced by the whole world, it is more severe in Asian countries owing to their rapid urbanization and industrialization over the past few decades, especially in large developing countries such as China and India. In order to solve the problems relating to the energy shortage and the rapid growth of resource consumption, and to Author: Jinhui Li, Xiaofei Sun, Baoli Zhu. trade in environmentally sound technologies and thus contribute to the implementation of climate goals and the Sustainable Development Goals related to trade, energy, technology and climate change. This project is funded by the European Commission through the Global Public Goods and Challenges.   The project aims to contribute towards sustainable, environmentally credible and inclusive value chain integration and trade in environmentally sound technologies by providing support to developing countries to identify, assess and harness opportunities of liberalized trade in environmentally sound technologies, as well as to host dialogues with a broad range of stakeholders to discuss environmental technology trade opportunities . trade opportunities in environmentally sound technologies through: Global analysis of the trends, policy landscapes, potential benefits, and challenges of trade in environmentally sound technologies for developing countries Regional assessments in ASEAN and East African Region Policy dialogues and capacity building workshops on trade in.

Trade in environmentally sound technologies offers triple win opportunities for the environment, economy goal 8 on economic growth, goal 12 on sustainable consumption and production, and goal 13 on climate action. the opportunities, benefits and challenges of liberalized trade in environmentally sound technologies and thus contribute to the. 1 Trade Liberalization and Environmental Considerations for the Caribbean1 BACKGROUND PAPER PREPARED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES FOR THE CONFERENCE ON THE CARIBBEAN WASHINGTON, DC, JUNE , opinions or official posit Abstract This short Background Paper reviews the policy and institutional challenges . Examining institutions rather than themes, this book provides a comprehensive survey of the inter-relationship between trade-induced economic growth and the environment and its impact on the global quest for sustainable development. Examining institutions, this book provides a survey of the inter-relationship between trade-induced economic growth and the environment and its impact on the global quest for sustainable development. It covers contemporary developments on both a global and regional level and examines the United Nation's approach to sustainable development.

This book analyzes contemporary issues relating to energy, environment, and globalization in the Indian context and argues that globalization has a positive impact through import of environmentally sound technologies and implementing global compliance standards of environment. 'This book offers a solid and in-depth analysis of the flexibilities available under the World Trade Organization TRIPS Agreement in the context of environmentally sound technologies (ESTs). Dr. Wei Zhuang succeeds in showing how the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change technology transfer obligation should guide the interpretation of the. sound environmental policies can create new business opportunities, and these in all likelihood increase trade. Thus, links between trade and environment not only are necessary, but could also be extremely beneficial. In the context of the “trade and environment linkages” debate it becomes essential to ensure that our commitments to trade. To this end, the document emphasizes that policy opportunities exist, stipulating that poor people must be seen as part of the solution, rather than part of the problem; that environmental quality of growth matters to the poor; and, that environmental management cannot be treated separately from other development concerns.