Emissions trading and the potential benefits for ASEAN: exploring the possibilities for Brunei Darussalam

Tabrani, Andi and Lawrey, Roger Neil and Pillarisetti, Janaki Ram (2012) Emissions trading and the potential benefits for ASEAN: exploring the possibilities for Brunei Darussalam. Journal of Sustainable Development, 5 (11). pp. 46-55. ISSN 1913-9063

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Abstract

This paper reviews international agreements related to carbon trading, and examines ASEAN countries’ participation in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). It presents information on the forest and energy sectors in Brunei and explores the potential for Brunei’s participation in carbon trading. It concludes that there is considerable potential for greater involvement of ASEAN in general and of Brunei Darussalam in particular and that the revenues from trading could offset higher capital costs of investments in efficiency and renewable energy technologies.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Creative Commons License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Depositing User: Prof Roger Lawrey
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2012 07:14
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2014 06:11
Uncontrolled Keywords: energy, forests, carbon trading, ASEAN, Brunei Darussalam
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140205 Environment and Resource Economics
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.5539/jsd.v5n11p46
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22307

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