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Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability

  • Yongfu Huang
  • Unai Pascual

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Yongfu Huang, Unai Pascual
    Pages 1-16
  3. Unai Pascual, Eneko Garmendia, Jacob Phelps, Elena Ojea
    Pages 257-305
  4. Siddig Umbadda, Ismail Elgizouli
    Pages 369-395
  5. Yongfu Huang, Muhammad G. Quibria
    Pages 397-439
  6. Yongfu Huang, Unai Pascual
    Pages 441-443
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 445-466

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

foreign aid and environmental sustainability global challenge of climate change climate change and developping countries sustainable energy and energy resources green cities agriculture and emissions biodiversity and deforestation

Editors and affiliations

  • Yongfu Huang
    • 1
  • Unai Pascual
    • 2
  1. 1.NDRC People’s Republic of ChinaBeijingChina
  2. 2.Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3)LeioaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5379-5
  • Copyright Information United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-5378-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-5379-5
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