Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability

Editors: Huang, Yongfu, Pascual, Unai (Eds.)

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  • Examines the key issue of climate change against the backdrop of global international development Considers the role foreign aid can play in both working toward environmental sustainability and boosting prosperity Offers recommendations for policy makers facing the economic, social and political challenges posed by climate change

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This collection examines the role that foreign aid can play in dealing with the severe global challenge of climate change, one of the most pressing international development issues of the 21st century. Addressing the key threats of rising temperatures, changes in precipitation, coastal erosion and natural disasters, the book considers the implications for policy and future research, particularly in developing countries. Focusing on the worth of foreign aid in ensuring environmental sustainability, this collection consider how it can be used to improve access to sustainable energy, to promote efficient use of energy resources, to improve emission reduction and support the preservation of biodiversity in forests. Advancing our knowledge about foreign aid and climate change, it provides policy recommendations for the donors and recipient country governments. A cutting edge text on one of the most pressing international development issues of this century, this is key reading for all scholars of international development and climate change.

About the authors

 Dr Yongfu Huang is Research Fellow at the World Institute of Development Economics Research of United Nations University (UNU-WIDER). He also serves on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as Lead Author for its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), working on 'Cross-cutting finance and investment issues'. His research interests lie in the areas of development finance, green growth, inclusive growth and sustainable development.

 

Dr Unai Pascual is Ikerbasque Research Professor in environmental economics and policy at the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3). He is a Senior Visiting Professor at the Department of Land Economy of the University of Cambridge. His research interests include the economics of biodiversity and ecosystem services, natural resource modelling and the interconnectedness of global environmental change and economic development. 

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Huang, Yongfu (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Foreign Aid for Capacity Building to Address Climate Change

    Victor, David

    Pages 17-49

  • Lessons Learnt about Foreign Aid for Climate Change Related Capacity-Building

    Chen, Zexian (et al.)

    Pages 51-79

  • The Effectiveness of Foreign Aid for Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Mitigation

    Rogner, H-Holger (et al.)

    Pages 81-124

  • A Review of the Nature of Foreign Aid to the Energy Sector over the Last Two Decades

    Gomez-Echeverri, Luis

    Pages 125-184

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability
Editors
  • Yongfu Huang
  • Unai Pascual
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-5379-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-5379-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-5378-8
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-5381-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 466
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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