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Book Chapter
In Urban Drought – Emerging Water Challenge in Asia
Author:
Water energy, food energy form some of the basic elements of economic growth and development. These resources are intrinsically interdependent on both the supply and demand sides. Urban areas are major consumers of these resources and growing urban population will require large flow of water, energy and food. Urbans are dynamically connected with...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Osamu
Saito
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Shunsuke
Managi
Editorial Note to Special Feature: This special feature (SF) introduces the updated science-policy issues ranging from (a) biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) scenarios and modeling, (b) reviews and case studies on local to regional scale scenario building and analysis, (c) capacity development for BES scenarios and modeling, and (d) examples...
Book Chapter
In The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment
Author:
Eri
Saikawa
Arnico
Panday
Shichang
Kang
Ritesh
Gautam
Zhiyuan
Cong
E.
Somanathan
Bhupesh
Adhikary
Air pollution has large impacts on the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), affecting not just the health of people and ecosystems, but also climate, the cryosphere, monsoon patterns, water availability, agriculture, and incomes. Although the available data are not comprehensive, they clearly show that the HKH receives significant amounts of air pollution...
Book Chapter
In The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment Mountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People
This is a precarious moment for the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Environmentally, socially, and economically, there is no single likely future for the HKH. Between now and 2080, the HKH may run downhill, or the region may continue doing business as usual and muddling through, or it may advance toward prosperity. Evidence-based actions to reduce...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Thomas
Elmqvist
José
Siri
Erik
Andersson
Pippin
Anderson
Xuemei
Bai
Pranab
Kishore Das
Tatu
Gatere
Andrew
Gonzalez
Julie
Goodness
Steven N.
Handel
Ellika Hermansson
Török
Jessica
Kavonic
Jakub
Kronenberg
Elisabet
Lindgren
David
Maddox
Raymond
Maher
Cheikh
Mbow
Timon
McPhearson
Joe
Mulligan
Guy
Nordenson
Meggan
Spires
Ulrika
Stenkula
Coleen
Vogel
Urban tinkering
Book Chapter
In Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making
In the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s, there were high expectations in many Asian countries that biofuels could enhance energy security, provide jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There were hopes that biofuels could be produced and consumed on a large scale and high expectations of significant biofuel trade. Some...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Osamu
Saito
Chiho
Kamiyama
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Takanori
Matsui
Kikuko
Shoyama
Kei
Kabaya
Tomoko
Uetake
Hisatomo
Taki
Yoichi
Ishikawa
Kyohei
Matsushita
Fumihiro
Yamane
Juri
Hori
Toshinori
Ariga
Co-design of national-scale future scenarios in Japan to predict and assess natural capital and ecosystem services
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
Author:
Soocheol
Lee
Unnada
Chewpreecha
Hector
Pollitt
The aim of this study is to investigate the macroeconomic impacts of Japan meeting its 2030 NDC GHG emission reduction target, using a carbon tax, under different assumptions about the share of nuclear in the power sector. We further investigate different ways to recycle revenues raised from carbon tax. The analysis was carried out using the global...