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Policy Report
Climate change deepens poverty; whereas, researches have shown financial inclusion is one of the best ways to build resilience to the climate change effects. Inclusive green finance is an evolving policy area in which member institutions of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) are beginning to implement policies, regulations and national...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Policy
This article argues that the environment was extensively incorporated into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with broad and ambitious targets, reflecting environmental concerns throughout the SDGs. Many environment‐related targets – including some of the most important ones – were placed under ‘non‐environmental’ goals. The SDGs also...
Policy Report
Author:
Robert
Steele
Charina
Cabrido
Emma
Marsden
This report presents the results of a survey of 15 developing countries in Asia and the Pacific regarding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 12, 14, and 15. It also looks at selected environment-related targets that have a direct relationship with responsible consumption and production, and sustainable marine and terrestrial ecosystems management...
Book Chapter
In Climate Change and Cities - Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network
Author:
Patricia
Romero-Lankao
Sarah
Burch
Sarah
Hughes
Kate
Auty
Alex
Aylett
Kirstin
Krellenburg
David
Simon
Gina
Ziervogel
Anja
Wejs
The Urban Climate Change Research Network's Second Assessment Report on Climate Change in Cities (ARC3.2) is the second in a series of global, science-based reports to examine climate risk, adaptation, and mitigation efforts in cities. The book explicitly seeks to explore the implications of changing climatic conditions on critical urban physical...
Policy Report
Despite considerable hope and enthusiasm raised by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and some quick initial efforts, many governments and stakeholders are uncertain about how to proceed concretely. The 2030 development agenda is intended to be transformative, and the goals seem comprehensive, but they also are very complex - with 17 goals,...
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Book Chapter
In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia
The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between the developed and developing countries of Asia....
Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
Author:
Andreas
Jaeger
Nandakumar
Janardhanan
Muchamad
Muchtar
Ashish
Verma
Soumya
Chaturvedula
Nikhil
Kolsepatil
Sonali
Malik
Sunandan
Tiwari
The Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015 by the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) marked a milestone in that many developing countries submitted their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) could serve as one foundation...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
Author:
In 2011, the newly elected Seoul Mayor introduced administrative reforms that breathed new life into a series of grassroots initiatives. High-profile reforms helped strengthen the connection between Seoul’s government, environment, and citizenry and the collection of reforms spurred changes that were pivotal to reorienting Seoul development...
Commissioned Report
The adverse effects of climate change have disproportionately fallen on women. In consequence, the challenges women face adapting to climate change have tended to overshadow the contributions women make to mitigating climate change. To some degree, the emphasis on adaptation has also fed false narratives of women as passive victims of climate...
Presentation
International Workshop on Clean Energy Development in Asian Cities (Learning From Real Cases)
The main objective of this workshop was set to address the case studies of successful clean energy solutions in Asian cities (India, China and Japan) with a special focus on: 1) How clean energy planning contributes to urban resilience and sustainability? 2) Which initiatives are most promising? What are their policy implications? 3) What is the...