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Methodological and Technological Issues in Technology Transfer

Methodological and Technological Issues in Technology Transfer
A Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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  • Date Published: October 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521804943

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  • Effective global response to climate change requires the development and transfer of environmentally sound technologies between and within countries, both for adapting to climate change as well as for mitigating the effects of greenhouse gas emissions. This Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) offers a state-of-the-art overview of how to achieve and enhance this transfer. 185 eminent experts from around the world provide accurate, unbiased, policy-relevant information on technology transfer, such as capacity building, the promotion of an enabling environment, and mechanisms for technology transfer from developed to developing countries. This IPCC volume is the most comprehensive assessment available on technology transfer for policymakers in industry and environmental organizations, and researchers in global change, technology, engineering, and economics.

    • Definitive, comprehensive and state-of-the-art special report from the prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    • No other volume available on this topic
    • Contributors are all world-class experts
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    "...a beneficial addition to the literature that focuses on transfer of technologies associated with climate change... the Technical Summary would be valuable to any who are interested in the subject of climate change and development of enviornmentally sound technologies to alleviate the possible results of climate change. Each section of the book contains a superb reference list providing further resources on specific topics. I would recommend this book to policy-makers and 'change agents' who will be promoting adoption and implementation of environmentally sound technologies and to researchers and developers who focus on issues of climate change." Ecological Engineering

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    • Date Published: October 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521804943
    • length: 482 pages
    • dimensions: 278 x 217 x 16 mm
    • weight: 1.08kg
    • contains: 25 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Preface
    Summary for policy makers
    1. Managing technological change in support of the climate change convention - a framework for decision-making
    2. Trends in technology transfer - financial resource flows
    3. International agreements and legal structures
    4. Enabling environments for technology transfer
    5. Financing and partnerships for technology transfer
    6. Introduction to section II
    7. Residential, commercial and institutional buildings sector
    8. Transportation
    9. Industry
    10. Energy supply
    11. Agricultural sector
    12. Forestry sector
    13. Solid waste management and wastewater treatment
    14. Human health
    15. Coastal adaptation
    16. Case studies
    Appendix.

  • Editors

    Bert Metz, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    Ogunlade R. Davidson, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    Jan-Willem Martens, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    Sascha N. M. van Rooijen, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    Laura van Wie McGrory, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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