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Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy

In this paper we pointed out a hidden inequality in accounting for trade-related emissions in the presence of border carbon adjustment. Under a domestic carbon pricing policy, producers pay for the carbon costs in exchange for the right to emit. Under border carbon adjustment, however, the exporting country pays for the carbon costs of their...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1
Author:
Tolentino Jr., Amado S.

No natural disaster in recent history has affected so many people’s lives as the December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. The world’s response in the wake of the tsunami seems so far to have revolved around recognition of the need for early warning systems linking countries and regions that are likely to be affected by the same tsunami or similar...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1(Summer 2002)
Author:
Md. Salequzzaman
Peter Newman

The coastal areas of Bangladesh are vulnerable to natural disasters, especially from cyclones and tidal surges. Since 1958 most of the coast has been protected by the construction of embankments and sluice gates. No impact study was conducted before doing this construction. Today, however, ecological, social, economic, and cultural impacts can be...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 2 (Winter 2001)
Author:
Piyush Tiwari

The standing and competitiveness of a country is largely determined by how the development and growth of its cities are managed. This paper examines the existing environmental situation in Indian cities with the objective of focusing on the emerging urban environmental crisis, which is receiving far less attention than issues such as global warming...