Table of contents for International trade regulation and the mitigation of climate change : World Trade Forum / Edited by Thomas Cottier, Olga Nartova and Sadeq Z. Bigdeli.


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Part I. Climate Change Mitigation: Scientific, Political and International and Trade Law Perspectives: 1. Earth in the greenhouse - a challenge for the 21st century Thomas Stocker; 2. A survey of Kyoto tools for GHG reductions: speculations on post-Kyoto scenarios Jose; Romero and Karine Siegwart; 3. International environmental law and the evolving concept of 'common concern of mankind' Thomas Cottier and Sofya Matteotti-Berkutova; 4. Domestic and international strategies to address climate change: an overview of the WTO legal issues Robert Howse and Antonia Eliason; Part II. Climate Change Mitigation and Trade in Goods: 5. How to think about PPMS and climate change Donald Regan; 6. Comment: tilting at conventional WTO wisdom Daniel C. Crosby; 7. Private climate change standards and labelling schemes under the WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade Arthur E. Appleton; Part III. Trade in Renewable Energy Sources: 8. Incentive schemes to promote renewables and the WTO law of subsidies Sadeq Z. Bigdeli; 9. Comment: The WTO and climate change incentives Gary Horlick; 10. Certifying biofuels: benefits for the environment, development and trade? Simonetta Zarrilli and Jennifer Burnett; Part IV. Climate Change Mitigation and Trade in Services: 11. GATS, financial services and trade in renewable energy certificates (RECs) - just another market-based solution to cope with the tragedy of the commons? Panagiotis Delimatsis and Despina Mavromati; 12. Assessment of GATS impact on climate change mitigation Olga Nartova; 13. Comments: GATS commitments on environmental services: 'hover through the fog and filthy air?' Rudolf Adlung; Part V. Climate Change and Technology Transfer, Investment and Government Procurement: Legal Issues: 14. International transfer of technologies: recent developments in the climate change context Felix Bloch; 15. TRIMs and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) - potential conflicts Stefan Rechsteiner, Christa Pfister and Fabian Martens; 16. Comment: Balancing investors' interests and global policy objectives in a carbon constrained world: the interface of international economic law with the Clean Development Mechanism Jacob D. Werksman; 17. Procurement policies, Kyoto compliance and the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement: the case of the EU's green electricity procurement and the PPMs debate Garba Malumfashi; 18. Comment: Procurement and the World Trade Organization: purchase power or pester power? Geert Van Calster; Part VI. Institutional Challenges and the Way Forward: 19. Institutional challenges to enhance policy coordination - how WTO rules could be utilized to meet climate objectives? Mireille Cossy and Gabrielle Marceau; 20. Environmental goods and services: the environmental area initiative approach and climate change Thomas Cottier and Donah Baracol-Pinhão.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Foreign trade regulation -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
International trade -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.