Globalization of Low-Carbon Technologies: The Impact of the Paris Agreement

Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Kaliappa Kalirajan

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    Abstract

    This book explores the opportunities and barriers within the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) framework of the Paris Agreement for low-carbon technology diffusion. Further, it proposes appropriate and feasible mechanisms required at local, national and regional levels to achieve the INDC targets. The book employs both meta policy analysis and scenario building to examine, whether the diffusion of low-carbon energy future by 2030 is economically viable under the INDC framework and how international technology cooperation could accelerate investments on the scale required for achieving the INDC targets. Further, this book provides new perspectives on market and non-market mechanisms for the globalization of low-carbon technologies, within the framework conditions of the Paris Agreement, which will be of significant value to senior policy makers, multi-disciplinary academia, and investing communities.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationSingapore
    PublisherSpringer
    Number of pages621
    EditionFirst
    ISBN (Print)9789811049002
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

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