Policy Approaches

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Book Chapter
In Enhanced governance approaches for mitigation and adaptation to climate change – An Asia Focus
In the on-going debate on climate change adaptation, much has been focused on the developing countries and little emphasis has been made on the need for adaptation in the developed countries. To fill this gap, this study aims to seek how far a developed country is responding to climate change by considering Japanese agriculture initiatives. The...
Presentation
Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is receiving increasing attention worldwide and policies such as the European RoHS and WEEE Directives have been introduced in response to the problems associated with the treatment of this waste stream. The current study investigates how relevant information on substances in products can be...
Presentation
Inception Workshop on Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture and Water Sectors 10-11 August 2009, Ballroom 2, Corus Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The presentation outlines the current climate change impacts on agriculture and water sectors in the Asia Pacific region, assesses the vulnerabilities, and provides an update of what is happening in terms of response to the current and projected impacts including adaptation. Drawing from the analysis of current approaches, the presentation provides...
Presentation
Energy security and climate change: Issues, strategies and options, 6-8 August 2008, Bangkok, Thailand
Biofuels have attracted significant interest because of their potential to reduce CO2 emissions, but the extent to which they can actually do so has not been clearly determined. Nevertheless, many countries in the region have either started producing or have plans to produce bioethanol and biodiesel, and have set long term targets for them to...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1 (Summer 2002)
A decade after the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the landscape of domestic and international finance for sustainable development displays a mixed picture in the Asia and Pacific region. In a large number of countries, domestic resources have not been able to meet the...