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Global Warming, Climate Change and World Environmental Degradation

  • Edward C. H. TangEmail author
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Abstract

Climate change is a long-lasting global issue. Despite its urgency, international communities are rather slow to work out a feasible solution. In this chapter, we start with an overview of pollution around the world and then proceed to the discussion of environmental justice. The chapter concludes that there are weak political and economic incentives for countries to bind a coherent agreement on climate change. The argument is illustrated by examples around the world.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics and FinanceHong Kong Shue Yan UniversityNorth PointHong Kong

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