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Peer-reviewed Article
In International Energy Journal
Abstract – ASEAN+3 countries have committed to promote renewable energy through regional cooperation (for example, the June 2004 Ministerial Statement "Forging Closer ASEAN+3 Energy Partnership” and the January 2007 Cebu Declaration on East Asian Energy Security), and many have also established national renewable energy promotion policies. Despite...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1(Summer 2002)
Author:
Lester R. Brown
On 10 April 2002, the International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) had the opportunity to hold a dialogue with Lester R. Brown in Tokyo and to gain some insights into his views on sustainable development. Brown reinforced the importance of a paradigm shift from the fossil fuel-based economy to the solar-hydrogen-based economy-the eco...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1(Summer 2002)
Author:
John Byrne
Leigh Glover
As the World Summit on Sustainable Development approaches, it is timely to assess our actions on behalf of a more ecologically viable world and the barriers that remain to our realization of this goal. Globalization and sustainable development have emerged as key discourses to evaluate our social and environmental prospects. On the critical issue...
Business Report
The main purpose of the Environmental Governance Project of IGES was to address and analyse major issues of environmental governance and to make concrete policy recommendations relevant to the Asian region. Several national and sub-regional environmental governance systems were to be selected and examined in a cross-sectoral and comparative manner....
Business Report
This report summarizes the activities and findings of the New Development Patterns Project (NDP) during the first phase of IGES research. The aim of the NDP Project is to explore new patterns of development in order to arrive at societies with sound material cycles, focusing particularly on Asia and the Pacific. This project was carried out in line...