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Author Weiss, Barbara,
Title Environmental risk mitigation : coaxing a market in the battery and energy supply and storage industry / Barbara Weiss, Michiyo Obi.
Imprint Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]

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Author Weiss, Barbara,
Subject Clean energy industries.
Renewable energy sources.
Green marketing.
Storage batteries.
Alt Name Obi, Michiyo,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Environmental Risk and Sustainability -- 3. Economic Growth, Technological Development, and Environmental Performance -- 4. Decarbonization and Clean Energy Technology Research and Development -- 5. Climate Change Mitigation and Clean Energy Technology Policies -- 6. Clean Energy Technology: Investment and Investment Financing in Renewable Energy, Batteries, Energy Supply and Storage -- 7. Battery and Energy Supply and Storage Technology Frontier -- 8. Coaxing a Market: Environmental-Societal- Financial Sustainability Interfaces -- 9. Conclusion -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2.
Summary This book presents an extensive review of the context and an analysis of the market for clean energy technologies, with batteries as the primary case study. The focus of this book is on clean energy technology and in particular, on renewable energy and portable, mobile, and stationary battery and energy supply. The authors examine how effectively countries with large and advanced economies are building and coaxing the markets needed to effectively mitigate environmental risk. The analysis takes a country-level perspective of some of the largest and most technologically advanced economies in the world including China, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States. The authors explore the measures being taken to foster markets that effectively reduce environmental risk, increase its resilience and even its recovery. In the concluding chapter, the authors suggest that while the market for environmental risk mitigation remains nascent, the possibility for its rapid development is high. A number of market coaxing mechanisms to promote its more rapid development are proposed. The book will be of interest to researchers, policy makers, business strategists, and academics in the fields of political science and business management. Barbara Weiss is an analyst at the St. Petersburg Institute of International Political Economy, USA. She has a Master's degree in International Business Studies and a Ph. D. in International Political Economy from the University of Tsukuba, Japan. Her research interests are market structure and competition and risk analysis. She speaks three languages and has lived in Northeast Asia and Europe, as well as in Canada and the US. Michiyo Obi is Professor of Faculty of Policy Studies at Nanzan University, Japan. She holds a Ph. D. in International Political Economy from the University of Tsukuba, Japan. Her research interests include the global governance of climate change based on the theory of social constructivism, focusing on policy ideas, recognition, and norms.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783319339573 (electronic bk.)
3319339575 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 961117410
Additional Format Print version: Weiss, Barbara. Environmental risk mitigation. [Place of publication not identified] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 3319339567 (OCoLC)946461658

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