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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...
Presentation
East Asian Sociological Association Congress
New social movements are constantly emerging that aim to implement sustainable solutions: the Return to Rural movement is a typical case that operates on the underlying premise that the current development centred consumer society should recognize the urgent need for radical shift due to the scale of catastrophic environmental degradation and socio...
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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Fact Sheet
Bandung is implementing a pedestrianisation programme called “Panca Trotoar” to provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually appealing walking environments. The “Panca Trotoar” aims to achieve these objectives by ensuring all sidewalks have a bench for resting, a stone ball to prevent traffic on sidewalk, a flower pot for decoration, a...
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...