The Green Economy in the Gulf

Author:   Mohamed Abdel Raouf ,  Mari Luomi (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9781138927421


Pages:   286
Publication Date:   06 August 2015
Format:   Hardback
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The Green Economy in the Gulf


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Filling a void in academic and policy-relevant literature on the topic of the green economy in the Arabian Gulf, this edited volume provides a multidisciplinary analysis of the key themes and challenges relating to the green economy in the region, including in the energy and water sectors and the urban environment, as well as with respect to cross-cutting issues, such as labour, intellectual property and South-South cooperation. Over the course of the book, academics and practitioners from various fields demonstrate why transitioning into a 'green economy' - a future economy based on environmental sustainability, social equity and improved well-being - is not an option but a necessity for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States. Through chapters covering key economic sectors and cross-cutting issues, the book examines the GCC states' quest to align their economies and economic development with the imperatives of environmental sustainability and social welfare, and proposes a way forward, based on lessons learned from experiences in the region and beyond. This volume will be of great relevance to scholars and policy makers with an interest in environmental economics and policy.

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Author:   Mohamed Abdel Raouf ,  Mari Luomi (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Dimensions:   Width: 15.90cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.544kg
ISBN:  

9781138927421


ISBN 10:   1138927422
Pages:   286
Publication Date:   06 August 2015
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Green Economy and the Gulf 1. Introduction, Mohamed Abdelraouf and Mari Luomi Part 2 Energy and Water 2. Barriers to Greening the Energy Sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council, Ibrahim Abdel Gelil 3. Energy Pricing Reform and the Green Economy in the Gulf Region, Tom S. H. Moerenhout 4. Spanish Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: Lessons for Bahrain Reforms? Ghada Abdulla 5. Promoting an Effective Energy Efficiency Programme in Saudi Arabia: Challenges and Opportunities, Bandar Alhoweish and Chingiz Orujov 6. Green Challenges and Some Technological Solutions in the Water Sector of the GCC Countries, Mushtaque Ahmed, Salem Ali Al-Jabri and B. S. Choudri Part 3 The Urban Environment 7. Green Buildings in the Arabian Gulf, Christopher Silva 8. Greening Urban Transport in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Localised Approaches to Modal Integration as Key Success Factors, Arnd Batzner Part 4 Cross-cutting Issues: Labour, Law and International Cooperation 9. Workers and the Green Economy in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries, Amit A. Pandya and Kristin Sparding 10. Agricultural Sustainability and Intellectual Property Rights in the Era of a Green Economy: A Case Study of the United Arab Emirates, Nihaya Khalaf 11. Green Economy Pathways in the Arab Gulf: Global Perspectives and Opportunities, Kishan Khoday, Leisa Perch and Tim Scott

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Mohamed Abdel Raouf is Research Fellow of the Environmental Research Programme at the Gulf Research Center, Saudi Arabia/Egypt. Mari Luomi is Research Associate at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK.

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