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REDD+に関する決定事項と今後の課題

2011年度第2回IGES地球環境セミナー、「COP17結果速報と今後の展望」、横浜
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8th International Conference of NAPSIPAG 2011
The ongoing negotiations for the future climate regime have clearly indicated the need for both the developed and developing countries to work together in enhancing the adaptation to climate change. While much of the climate change adaptation debate has long been focused on the developing countries, little emphasis has been made on the need for...
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Keio University Symposium 2011: From Post-Disaster Reconstruction To the Creation of Resilient Societies
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The session was devoted to discussion of both top-down and bottoms up approaches to managing the devastation earthquakes and other natural disasters inevitably bring, with special attention placed on developing resiliency. Lessons were shared from recent disasters from around the world, including the United States, China, Indonesia, and Japan...
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8th International Conference of NAPSIPAG 2011
It has been widely regarded that policies and institutions that are adaptive in nature are better able to deal with the dynamic issues such as environmental degradation and climate change adaptation. However, verifying the veracity of this hypothesis is difficult often due to absence of long experience in climate change adaptation in most countries...
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Restoring Agriculture and Food Sector Aftermath of Great Tohoku Disaster: Implications for the Resilience of Japan
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Prof. Hari Srinivas
The Great Tohoku Earthquake that occurred on 11th March 2011 is the most powerful earthquake in the known history of Japan. A chain of events unfolded after the earthquake that included a tsunami of historical magnitude that damaged critical infrastructure such as nuclear power plants located in Fukushima leading to release of unknown quantities of...
Discussion Paper
Remarks:The workshop aimed to address the regional distribution of clean development mechanism (CDM) projects in Asia and the Pacific in a holistic and comprehensive manner. The event was jointly organized by the Government of Nepal, Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), and the United Nations...
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National Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation
The post-2012 climate regime is expected to provide impetus to climate risk reduction, moving forward from mitigation only approach it has taken so far. Several proposals have already been submitted by Parties to the Convention on how best such risk reduction can be obtained under the Convention. However, most of these proposals seem to miss the...
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International Conference on Adaptation to Climate Change and Food Security in West Asia and North Africa
The West Asia and North African (WANA) countries are projected to undergo a range of climate change impacts that can put even greater pressure on the already over utilized water and land resources in the region calling for an urgent intervention for climate change risk reduction in these countries. Though WANA appears to be a rich region from the...
Book Chapter
In Greenhouse Gas Market Report 2011
Over the past decade, Japan has an emerging carbon market, which was non-existent before the Kyoto protocol. While there have been discussions regarding cap-and-trade at the national level, compulsory policies remain extremely controversial with particularly strong opposition from the industrial sector. Currently, Japan has decided neither to...