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In Routledge Handbook of Climate Justice
"This Handbook is a timely and significant contribution to the growing body of academic literature on climate justice. It comes at a critical turning point in UNFCCC climate negotiations with the imminent review of the Paris Agreement. It is an excellent knowledge resource bound to be of particular interest to academics, practitioners and students...
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In Coastal Management: Global Challenges and Innovations
Author:
Rajib
Shaw
Mrittika
Basu
Salinity is one of the major drivers of environmental change and a persistent stressor in coastal areas, often resulting from prolonged storm and tidal surge flooding. Especially in case of the Asian Mega Deltas, where vast number of communities depends on coastal agriculture as sole livelihood, salinity is compounding as an immediate as well as...
Discussion Paper
Global support for promoting adaptation, both in terms of technical and financial assistance is growing, though only a few countries have reached the stage of submitting their NAPs. Developing effective NAPs is a complicated process requiring a great deal of financial and technical resources, much akin to the implementation of environmental...
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In Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making
This chapter discusses the social and economic impacts of biofuels in East Asia by analyzing four country case studies. Three case study countries are large Asian rapidly developing countries which were expected to be large consumers and producers of biofuels at the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s: Indonesia, India, and China. All...
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Book Chapter
In Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making
In the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s, there were high expectations in many Asian countries that biofuels could enhance energy security, provide jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There were hopes that biofuels could be produced and consumed on a large scale and high expectations of significant biofuel trade. Some...
Discussion Paper
本稿では、クリーン開発メカニズム(CDM)プロジェクト毎に、投資分析に用いられた財務指標を用いて、非追加性の判定を行った。加えて、2017年12月までに発行された認証削減量(CER)に対して非追加的なプロジェクトからのCER量を推計した。本分析によって得られた主な結論は以下の通り。 • 2017年12月までにCDMプロジェクトから発行された1,877MtCO2の認証削減量(CER)のうち、非追加的なプロジェクトから発行されたCERが605MtCO2(全体の3割%)と計算された。 • プロジェクトタイプ別では、発行済みCERのうち水力発電プロジェクトの約8割、風力発電の約8割が非追加的なプロジェクトから発行された。一方で...
Discussion Paper
The NDC Guidance on the “formulation and communication of the NDC mitigation target(s)” (5-year cycle) and the Transparency Framework Guidelines dealing with the “reporting and review related to tracking progress of the NDC mitigation target” (2-year cycle) are essential in the detailed rule design of the Paris Agreement, scheduled for adoption at...
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...