Environmental Policies in Asia

Environmental Policies in Asia

Perspectives From Seven Asian Countries

eBook - 2014
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World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Environmental Policies in Asia highlights the environmental challenges Asian planners and policymakers face as the continent undergoes rapid economic growth in the 21st Century. Edited by Jing Huang and Shreekant Gupta, with contributions from leading Asian scholar practitioners, this timely and unique volume is the first of its kind to look at environmental policies and governance from the perspective of seven dynamic Asian countries. These include developed economies of Japan and Singapore, emerging giants such as China and India and rapidly developing nations such as Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia. The volume discusses environmental challenges that stem from issues as local as poor recycling practices, to ones that are as vast and complex as global climate change. Engaging, accessible, and pan-Asian in scope, the essays also present creative ways in which these challenges are being addressed. This book is valuable to anyone who is keen on understanding Asia, its growth, and whether its rise environmentally sustainable.

Publisher: Singapore ;, New Jersey ;, London ;, Beijing ;, Shanghai ;, Hong Kong ;, Taipei ;, Chennai :, World Scientific,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9789814590488
9814590487
9789814590471
9814590479
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages) : illustrations, charts

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