The U.n. Framework Convention On Climate Change Activities Implemented Jointly (aij) Pilot: Experiences And Lessons Learned by Robert K. DixonThe U.n. Framework Convention On Climate Change Activities Implemented Jointly (aij) Pilot: Experiences And Lessons Learned by Robert K. Dixon

The U.n. Framework Convention On Climate Change Activities Implemented Jointly (aij) Pilot…

byRobert K. Dixon

Paperback | October 14, 2012

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Jose Maria Figueres Olsen Former President Republic of Costa Rica The heated debate about global climate change continues. Some say it is the gravest calamity our species has ever encountered. Others deny its existence altogether. As with most caseS of human decision making, the truth is most likely somewhere in the middle. The challenge of this particular set of decisions is the overwhelming sense of uncertainty. Science cannot fully attribute the climatic catastrophes occurring before our eyes to increasing levels of greenhouse gas concentrations. Neither can Science prove that extreme events and warming trends are unrelated to human behavior. Economic models, sophisticated as they are, cannot agree on the costs of reducing carbon dioxide (C<_29_20_emissions20_in20_industrialized20_countries.20_international20_negotiations20_are20_thus20_mired20_in20_the20_morass20_of20_scientific20_and20_economic20_uncertainty.20_the20_are20_only20_two20_elements20_of20_certainty20_in20_the20_whole20_debate.20_the20_frrst20_is20_the20_need20_for20_precaution.20_the20_potential20_impacts20_are20_such2c_20_that20_the20_risk20_of20_inaction20_is20_unaffordable20_to20_the20_human20_race.20_under20_the20_current20_state20_of20_knowledge2c_20_mankind20_must20_take20_cautious20_but20_unequivocal20_steps20_to20_reverse20_current20_patterns. emissions="" in="" industrialized="" countries.="" international="" negotiations="" are="" thus="" mired="" the="" morass="" of="" scientific="" and="" economic="" uncertainty.="" only="" two="" elements="" certainty="" whole="" debate.="" frrst="" is="" need="" for="" precaution.="" potential="" impacts="" _such2c_="" that="" risk="" inaction="" unaffordable="" to="" human="" race.="" under="" current="" state="" _knowledge2c_="" mankind="" must="" take="" cautious="" but="" unequivocal="" steps="" reverse="">
Title:The U.n. Framework Convention On Climate Change Activities Implemented Jointly (aij) Pilot…Format:PaperbackDimensions:422 pages, 24 × 16 × 0.01 inPublished:October 14, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface; J. Figueres. Foreword: Toward Counter Measures Against Global Warming in the 21st Century; H. Ohki. Editor's Statement and Acknowledgements. Book Editor and Chapter Co-Authors. Chapter and Book Referees. Abbreviations and Acronyms. 1. Introduction to the FCCC Activities Implemented Jointly Pilot; R. Dixon, I. Mintzer. 2. Overview of the UN FCCC AIJ Activities Implemented Jointly Pilot: COP-1 Decision 5, Reporting Guidelines and Case Studies; C. Jepma, et al. 3. Interpretation and Application of FCCC AIJ Pilot Project Development Criteria; A. Michaelowa, et al. 4. The AIJ Project Development Community; A. Michaelowa, et al. 5. AIJ Pilot Phase Crediting and Credit Sharing; A. Michaelowa, et al. 6. Scope and Dimensions of Current Energy Sector AIJ Pilot Projects; C. Jepma, W. van der Gaast. 7. Overview of Forestry and Land-Use Projects Pursued under the Pilot; M. Trexler, et al. 8. Do AIJ Projects Support Sustainable Development Goals of the Host Country? A. Hambleton, et al. 9. Technology Transfer; J. Sathaye, R. Bradley. 10. Climate Change, Capacity Building and the AIJ Experience; A. Leonard, et al. 11. The World Bank's Experience With the Activities Implemented Jointly Pilot Phase; J. Heister, et al. 12. Legal Dimensions of AIJ Project Development Activities; K. Danish, et al. 13. Project Monitoring, Reporting and Verification; E. Vine, et al. 14. Market Based Framework for CDM Transactions; P. Hassing, M. Mendis. 15. Toward an Integrated Emissions Market of Kyoto Mechanisms; M. Matsuo. 16. Implications of the UN FCCC AIJ Pilot for the Clean Development Mechanism; I. Mintzer, R. Dixon. Index.