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About this book
About this book
Examines the domestic politics, foreign policy and international relations of climate change in China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. This book addresses the forces and actors underlying their policies and behaviour, in so doing increasing our understanding of a region vital to mitigating and coping with climate change.
Part I: Perspectives on the Politics of Climate Change in East Asia 1. Introduction: The Politics and Foreign Policy of Global Warming in East Asia: Socio-Economic Impacts and International Justice, Paul G. Harris 2. Climate Change Priorities for East Asia: Socio-Economic Impacts and International Justice, Paul G. Harris Part II: China and the Politics of Climate Change 3. Chinese Politics, Energy Policy, and the International Climate Change Negotiations, Michael T. Hatch 4. The Forces Behind China's Climate Change Policy: Interests, Sovereignty, and Prestige, Zhihong Zhang 5. Navigating between 'Luxury' and 'Survival' Emissions in China: Bilateral versus Multilateral Negotiations, Yuka Kobayashi 6. The Clean Development Mechanism and China's Energy Sector: Opportunities and Barriers, Axel Michaelowa, Shouchuan (Jusen) Asuka-Zhang, Karsten Krause, Bernhard Grimm, and Tobias Koch Part III: Formulating Climate Change Policy in Japan 7. Climate Change as Japanese Foreign Policy: From Reactive to Proactive, Yasuko Kameyama 8. Development Assistance and Japan's Climate Change Diplomacy: Priorities and Future Options, Shouchuan(Jusen) Asuka-Zhang 9. Knowledge in the Global Atmospheric Policy Process: The Case of Japan, Atsuko Sato 10.Beyond Kyoto: The Formation of a Japanese Climate Change Regime, Dana R. Fisher Part IV: The Costs and Opportunities of Climate Change in Southeast Asia 11. The Philippines in the Climate Change Arena, Joy V. Galvez 12. Cashing in on Kyoto?: Lessons from Indonesia for Emissions Offset Projects, Frank Jotzo, Agus P. Sari, and Olivia Tanujaya 13. Climate Change Investment and Technology Transfer in Southeast Asia, Tim Forsyth