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Authors: Ruwantissa Abeyratne (International Civil Aviation Organization, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
Book Description:
Most view the environment in its simplistic sense - that it is the overall summation of all things natural. In this context, the pervasive common view is that this “state of nature” will remain without change as long as we interfere with it as little as possible. This misconception can be rejected on two counts, the first being that the value of the environment does not lie in its existing state but in the opportunities it offers humankind, and the second being that it is not sufficient to ensure that the environment is passively preserved by us but there needs to be active initiatives in educating the populace of the world on the environment and the benefits that would accrue to it by our actions such as reducing the population of the world and creating employment opportunities. This book examines these theories in relation to aviation and carbon trading. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:
Preface pp.i-x
Chapter 1. Climate Change pp.1-10

Chapter 2. Climate Change and Regulatory Issues pp.11-40

Chapter 3. Measures Taken to Regulate the Effects of Aviation on the Environment pp.41-70

Chapter 4. Carbon Trading pp.71-84

Chapter 5. The Trading Mechanism pp.85-92

Chapter 6. Legal Issues pp.93-106

Chapter 7. The Fuel Crisis pp.107-126

Chapter 8. Effectiveness of ICAO Policy pp.127-140

Chapter 9. Aviation and Climate Change pp.141-184
Chapter 10. The Role of ICAO pp.185-194

Chapter 11. Conclusion pp.195-198

Index pp.241-250

      Climate Change and its Causes, Effects and Prediction
      Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10, 260pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-990-8
   Status: AV
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