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Discussion Paper
As the largest developing country with about one sixth of global population and as a leading economy in South Asia, India has a key role in addressing the climate change issues. The country’s growing fossil fuel consumption and increasing carbon emission are key factors that necessitate considerable efforts towards climate change mitigation. The...
Discussion Paper
This paper analyzes the content and incentives for low carbon reforms in China’s 11th and 12th Five Year Plans. The analysis finds that China adopted a progressive slate of command-control reforms in the 11th Five Year Plan and strengthened their implementation with performance-based compliance incentives. In the 12th Five Year Plan China appears...
Policy Report
The establishment of MRV systems for mitigation actions by developing countries and international support is a subject of debate at the highest level, both domestically and internationally. This report provides a synopsis and analysis of many key issues surrounding the current state of MRV, while providing examples of how the effective use of MRV...
Presentation
Nagoya University Global Environmental Leaders Program
This presentation is about how developing countries are placed within the issue of climate change building debate over who should take the burden and why. It begins with the circumstances of developing countries both as contributors to the climate change in terms of GHG emissions and as receivers of climate change impacts. In this context,...
Presentation
Tripartite Green Economic Policy Seminar
Following the Tripartite Joint Action Plan on Environmental Cooperation adopted in the Tripartite Environmental Ministers Meeting among Korea, China, and Japan, the Tripartite Green Economic Policy Seminar was held on 2-3 December 2010 in Beijing, P. R. China. In the session on Overall Progress of Green Economy, Dr. Takashi Yano gave a presentation...
Conference Proceeding
This is a full-length forum report of the "International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2010)" held in Yokohama, Japan on 12-13 July 2010. Remarks: English digest version is available at: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=2961 Japanese digest version is available at: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view...
Conference Proceeding
In early December 2010, over forty participants met for a two day workshop on Education for Sustainable Consumption in China, Japan and Republic of Korea. The workshop was organised in cooperation between the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan, the Environmental Education Center at Beijing Normal University (EEC-BNU), and...