Green Economics Comes to Malaysia: Policy and Practise (häftad)
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The Green Economics Institute
Miriam Kennet, Wei Lu
Green Economics Comes to Malaysia: Policy and Practise (häftad)

Green Economics Comes to Malaysia: Policy and Practise

Häftad Engelska, 2012-06-01
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An Age of Green Economics: A ground - breaking new book: Green Economics: Green Economics comes to Malaysia,will be Published by the Green Economics Institute in November 2014 and Edited by Miriam Kennet and Norfaryanti Kamaruddin, Professor Chow Fah Ye and Dr Pek. The book offers perspectives from people all over the world, from a variety of backgrounds. It is well suited for students, campaigners, policy makers, & anyone with an interest in Asian countries and green economics. The Green Economics Institute is very active in spreading Green Economics around Malaysia, Asia and China at all levels and in all walks of life and our work is creating a great deal of interest. This experience has allowed us to bring together the voices from many different green initiatives into a single volume for the first time. This book has been compiled by the global leaders in the field, including a number of high profile specialists. Book Overview: 8 parts. No. of pages 350 approx. RRP and for libraries GBP75 and GBP35 for individual readers Offer for a limited Period Only!Order Your Copy Now Green Economics In Asia Asia and China form the powerhouse of the world economy of the 21st century, with much of the area enjoying more than 5% GDP growth. Other parts of the region are still struggling with deep and life-threatening poverty and inequality. Other people are challenging stereotypes and norms. One woman is running a Real Estate Company in Saudi Arabia, one man has built an entire city on solar and renewables. Several mayors in Hong Kong and Indonesia are leading with Green Tech, sustainable city initiatives. Japan has had its own transformation and green awakening moment with the terrible, natural and man-made events in 2011 and Japan is experiencing its highest debt ratio ever and so the region is not immune to the global debt crisis. The book explores the paradoxes of the successes and challenges of two of the main BRICS, India and China. It also considers aspects of the development of the economy of the CIVETS in Asia: Indonesia, Vietnam and Turkey, which are also leading the world in change and development.The book presents Asia's ground breaking innovation and green tech revolution, which have successfully challenged the world's economic, political and institutional frameworks in this truly global world. The book asks what global sustainability looks like in a world where each of us is dependent and inter-dependent on the whole human family, nature, other species, the planet and its systems? We have much to learn from each other. This book is the first to try to chart the innovations and challenges that the Asian and Chinese economic miracles are bringing from a green perspective, and to hear from voices all around the region about the implementation of the green economy. This book sets the scene for the physical and social environment of the 21st century, and introduces the context and features of these changes to the reader. It also begins the discussion of the New World Order and also provides suggestions for world government and world governance to meet the challenge of global environmental and social change and the issues that this raises. Sha Zukang, the leader of the Rio +20 conference, passionately believes in sustainable development and the greening of the world economy.Welcome to the "Age of Global transformation and the Age of Green Economics" Ban Ki-Moon Head of the United Nations
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Biographies of Editors: Miriam Kennet is CEO, director and co-founder of the Green Economics Institute and the founder and editor of the International Journal of Green Economics. She is a member of Mansfield College, Oxford University and the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University. She is a UK government recommendation for the IPCC and has her own delegation to the Kyoto Climate Protocol Conferences and to the RIO +20 Conference. Her research at South Bank University, London and at Templeton College, Oxford University focused on green issues and strategic management. She is editor and author of 100s of articles, book chapters and books in many languages. Miriam recently was named as one of the 100 most powerful unseen women making change globally at a ceremony in London. She is the founder and Director of The Green Economics Institute and the International Journal of Green Economics and is credited with the development of the inclusive, academic discipline of green economics. Norfaryanti Kamaruddin is currently a Research Officer at Techno Economics and Policy Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Qualified in Agribusiness, she accumulated more than 5 years research experience with UPM. She researches and writes in the field of green economics. Contributors to the book: Miriam Kennet (UK),Norfayanti Kamaruddin (Malaysia),


Part 1: Introduction: Dynamic, technological innovation and the greening of Asia and China: The social and environmental wealth paradox 1.1 Introduction to the Greening of Asia and China by Miriam Kennet and Ryota Koike 17 1.2 Green Economics: its recent development and background By Miriam Kennet and Michelle S. Gale de Oliveira 26 1.3 Good Jobs: the double dividend of green employment By Enrico Tezza 38 1.4 Tackling Poverty and Climate Change: an opportunity for China By Sandra Ries and Lu Wei 52 1.5 How China Greens its Economy By Professor Peter Yang 58 1.6 China is Getting Greener By Wei Lu and Wenjun Wang 87 1.7 Can Japan shift to a 'Green Economy' after Rio+20? By Katsushi S. Imai 91 Part 2: The Greening of Asian and Chinese Business, Green IT and Green Technology and Trade 2.1 Greening or Growing - Conflicting Paradigms in Chinese Business Ethics Dr. Hans-Guenter Wagner 103 2.2 Application of Green Economics in Business and Rural India: methods and tools By Dr. Natalie West Kharkongor 112 2.3 China and Asia at the Crossroads By Richard Sanders 124 2.4 Green Development: Modern Service Industry in Tianjin By Shuhan Liu 125 2.5 Greening China's Trade: Study on Trade and Environmental Quality 133 By Yujing Wang 2.6 Green Economics Model of Malaysia 138 By Norfayanti Kamaruddin Part 3: The Green Built Environment 3.1 The Green Economics Dialogue and the Green Built Environment By Miriam Kennet 143 3.2 Strategies for a Sustainable City, Thimphu, Bhutan By Jigme Tashi Tsering 162 Part 4: Climate Change and Energy 4.1 Climate Justice By Maria Delfina Rossi 181 4.2 Energy Efficiency policy implementations in Turkey By Hayal Ayca Simsek and Nevzat Simsek 191 4.3 Green Economics: Ten Key Points for avoiding further catastrophic runaway climate change By Miriam Kennet 208 4.4 Ten Key Points on reversing the trend of Climate Change By Davide Bottos 212 Part 5: Social Justice 5.1 Global Green Human Being: Concepts and Main Issues By Kristina Jociute 215 5.2 Maternal health in India By Katherine Kennet 227 5.3 Women in Bangladesh By Soma Dey 237 5.4 The Malaysian Quality of Life Index By Norfayanti Kamaruddin 239 5.5 Seeking a new paradigm for analysing poverty impact of climate change after Rio+ 20 By Katsushi S. Imai 245 Part 6: Gender as a core component of Green Economics in Asia 6.1 Women in china: the view from inside By Wei Ren 257 6.2 Gender Inequality and Education Gap in developing countries: Notes on Turkey By Bengi Yanik-Ilhan and Nursel Aydiner-Avsar 263 6.3 Gender and women in the workplace in Turkey By Seldag Ceylan 268 Part 7: Biodiversity and Species Extinction 7.1 Biodiversity of Malaysia By M.R. Sheriza and M.D. Zaidi 275 7.2 The Challenge of Eco Tourism in Malaysian National Parks by Zaiton Samdin 279 7.3 Deforestation in Indonesia By Juliane Goke 281 Part 8: Sustainable Development 8.1 Reducing Carbon Intensity: Effectiveness of China's Quantified Solution to it Sustainability Dilemma By Professor Peter Yang 284 8.2 A view of contemporary change from Japan after living through the Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011 By Tom O Sullivan 299 8.3 Green Gujarat in India: a blueprint for sustainable development By Indira Dutta 302