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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...
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...
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...
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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Peer-reviewed Article
In Case Studies on Transport Policy
A large proportion of Asia’s urban population is served by informal modes of transport known as paratransit. Many of the vehicles in this informal sector contribute to rising air pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Energy-efficient technologies could make paratransit environmentally sustainable. However, the purchase and use of clean...
Commissioned Report

平成29年度途上国におけるSDGs達成のための協力推進業務報告書 別冊1:ASEAN環境関連会合に係る活動内容の調査(ASEAN環境協力に関するレポート)

This report is an annex of the main commission report on MOEJ's project for promotion of international cooperation to achieve SDGs in developing countries. This annex contains result of desk study on ASEAN activities and initiatives on the environment.
Commissioned Report
This report is an annex of the main commission report on MOEJ's project for promotion of international cooperation to achieve SDGs in developing countries. This annex contains outlines and minutes of two bilateral environmental policy dialogues conducted in Japan -- One is dialogues between Japan and Mongolia (organised in December 2017) and...
Commissioned Report
Contents: 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change (COP23); 5th JCM Partner Countries’ Meeting; Announcement of the Basic Strategy of the Promotion of Environmental Infrastructure; 15th ASEAN+3 Environment Ministers Meeting; Global Expansion of Johkasou – Japan’s decentralized wastewater treatment...
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....