Energy Policy, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer to Address Climate Change
BurlesonInstitute.org; London School of Economics (LSE)
Climate Change and Human Rights Symposium, Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 18, p. 69, 2009
A weather beaten economy has become a wake up call. The International Energy Agency predicts that carbon emissions will rise 130 percent and oil demand will rise 70 percent by 2050. A sound energy policy that addresses climate change relies upon widespread transfer and implementation of environmentally sound technology. Multilateral cooperation can achieve environmentally sound technology transfer within in a meaningful time frame to address climate change.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 25
Keywords: Energy Policy, Climate Change, Environmentally Sound Technology Transfer, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Clean Technology Fund, World Trade Organization, Black Carbon, UNFCCC, IPCC, Sea Level Rise,Tax, Subsidy, Carbon Market, GMO Genetically Modified Food, Biofuels, Flood
JEL Classification: D1, D2, Q4, O3, Q00, Q2, R00, D00, D6, D7, D9, E2, F02, F1, F4, H1, H2, H4, H5, H7, H81, I18, I3, J0
Date posted: July 14, 2008 ; Last revised: November 7, 2014