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Japan’s recent policy response to critical materials issues

5th Meeting of OECD Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste
Author:
Shinsuke
MURAKAMI
Peer-reviewed Article
In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
In 20 09, Japan pledged to reduce its GHG emissions by 25% from 1990 levels by 2020 (“ Copenhagen Pledge” ). The achievement of the target depended largely on a large expansion of nuclear power. However, this ambitious plan became unfeasible af er the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. This paper conducted a comprehensive review of Japan’ s...
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Keio University Seminar Course
This lecture along with a class exercise was designed to introduce the Seminar students to the intricacies involved in adaptation decision making at global and local scales and to come up with an architecture of solutions for a given scenario in the future. The session starts with a lecture followed by group discussion by students to derive an...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
This commentary analysed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's draft Synthesis Report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The report, announced on 4 December, sets the stage for the upcoming negotiations leading up to the Summit for the adoption of the post-2015 Development Agenda in September 2015.
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NABARD Consultation Meeting
This presentation introduces the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) developed for NABARD as a national implementation entity for implementing Adaptation Fund projects. The presentation takes the participants through the concept of vulnerability, literature related to related assessments and tools and distills necessary design...
Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development. Policies and Activities for Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan and the United States Environmental Protection Agency

Research Report Commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
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Overview of the Joint Crediting Mechanism