Report on Global Environmental Competitiveness (2013) by Li Jianping, Li Minrong, Wang Jinnan, Li Jianjian, Su

By Li Jianping, Li Minrong, Wang Jinnan, Li Jianjian, Su Hongwen, Huang Maoxing

This e-book explores the environmental competitiveness of 133 international locations worldwide, featuring an index review process to facilitate a comparative research of environmental competitiveness on a world scale. it is a new option to degree competitiveness within the gentle of the contradiction among international fiscal improvement and environmental defense. international environmental competitiveness covers 5 features: the ecological setting, assets surroundings, environmental administration, environmental affects and environmental coordination. The authors use longitudinal research and horizontal research, combining qualitative and quantitative research tools to be able to behavior an in-depth examine of theoretical, empirical and methodological problems with international environmental competitiveness.

The paintings is gifted right here in 3 major elements starting with the speculation, technical road-map and analytical technique used. the second one half studies at the international locations as evaluate gadgets, examining the improvement prestige of worldwide environmental competitiveness as an entire and revealing the strengths and weaknesses of every country’s environmental competitiveness. simple paths and techniques to reinforce the competitiveness point are provided. within the 3rd half the reader will find a sub-report and review of the environmental competitiveness for 133 nations worldwide, revealing the features and relative alterations of nations representing assorted degrees of improvement, so one can supply an immense decision-making connection with these contemplating environmental financial guidelines, specially these contemplating accelerating a eco-friendly fiscal transformation and embellishing environmental competitiveness.

This booklet will entice students and execs with an curiosity in environmental matters and environmental competitiveness at an international point, in addition to people with an curiosity in all the 133 international locations analyzed during this textual content, together with environmental coverage makers in these nations.

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The representative ones include International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) founded in Switzerland in 1948 devoted to influencing, encouraging and assisting social organizations of the world to protect the integrity and diversity of nature and to realize sustainable development of ecology; World Wildlife Fund (WWF) founded in 1961 that advocates protection of biodiversity, ensuring sustainable utilization of renewable natural resources and promoting reduction of pollution and waste-type consumption and that has now established connections in more than 100 countries and completed over 10,000 environmental protection projects; Club of Rome, the first social group established for the purpose of solving the ecological 18 XIAO Dai-ji, ZHENG Hui-yan, WU Pei-ying, QIAN Yu-lan, et al.

Dangerous waste refers to those wastes carrying chemical activity or toxicity, explosiveness, 6 LIU Xiang-lian, PANG Zhen-je and ZHAO Rui-ping. Protection of Water Resources: Allowance of No Delay [J]. Journal of Environmental Management College of China, 2005(2). 7 XU Zai-rong, Global Environmental Issues and International Response [M]. Beijing: China Environmental Science Press, 2007. P47. 2 Influencing Factors of Global Environmental Issues 9 corrosivity and other properties that are harmful to human living environment, not including radioactive waste.

4) Bali Climate Change Conference 2007, which approved Bali Roadmap, initiated the negotiation process for strengthening full implementation of the Convention and Kyoto Protocol, and hammered at completing the first commitment period of Kyoto Protocol by the end of 2009 and the negotiations about new arrangement against global climate change in 2012 when the Protocol expires. (5) Copenhagen Climate Change Conference 2009, which reached the Copenhagen Agreement that maintained the principle of common but different responsibility established in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol, made arrangement regarding compulsory emission reduction by developed countries and voluntary mitigation by developing countries, and reached wide common understanding on focal issues like global environment long-term objectives, fund and technical support and transparency.

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