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Policy Report
In 2005, IGES launched the consultation "The Asia-Pacific Consultations on Climate Regime Beyond 2012" to promote new and constructive thinking in the Asia-Pacific region on future actions against climate change beyond 2012, and to contribute to the shaping of a future climate regime that adequately reflects the concerns and developmental...
Book Chapter

Urban Systems

In ECOSYSTEMS AND HUMAN WELL-BEING: CURRENT STATE AND TRENDS: Findings of the Condition and Trends Working Group:Chapter 27
Author:
Gordon
McGranahan
Peter
Marcotullio
Deborah
Balk
Tania
Braga
Ian
Douglas
Thomas
Elmqvist
William
Rees
David
Satterthwaite
Jacob
Songsore
Hania
Zlotnick
Jerry
Eades
Exequiel
Ezcurra
Anne
Whyte
Discussion Paper
In Asia, private sector has been the engine of much of recent economic growth, while its regional growth has kept the entire world growing. However, this expansion also came with a cost of environmental sustainability that starts shaking the development process itself. Increasing awareness and growing public concerns about the negative...
Non Peer-reviewed Article

Asian Perspectives on a Future Climate Regime

In Australasian Emissions Trading Forum Newsletter
Keywords:
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In What's New From IGES (IGES newsletter)
Recent catastrophic events, such as Tsunami in the Indian Ocean, Hurricane Katrina in the United States and tropical storm Damrey in northern Vietnam, received great attention in the public media due to their extensive human and infrastructure-related losses. While such events cannot be attributed solely to climate change, the Third Assessment...