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Enabling Asia to Stabilise the Climate

Editor:
Nishioka Shuzo
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The Economics of Green Growth: New indicators for sustainable societies

Author:
Masahiro
SATO
Masayuki
SATO
Tetsuya
TSURUMI
Hideyuki
MIZOBUCHI
Hidemichi
FUJI
Yutaka
ITO
Kenta
TANAKA
BHATTACHARYA Tania Ray
Huijiuan
CAO
Hiromitsu
KAWAHARA
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This report aims to (i) conceptualise and analyse the relationships between microfinance and adaptation, (ii) map out what could be considered good microfinance practice for adaptation, or “adaptation-oriented microfinance,” and (iii) identify types of adaptation projects and activities that microfinance institutions (MFIs) could be involved in to...
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This research report has been prepared to provide an overview of the Japan 2050 Low Carbon Navigator (Low Carbon Navigator), how it works, and what its assumptions are. Section I introduces the Low Carbon Navigator to the audience, providing the background of the initiative as well as a description of the model. Section II explains the fundamental...
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Author:
Victoria Thoresen
Carme Martinez-Roca
Luis Flores Mimica
Cathy Rutivi
Sevgi Kalkan
Fabienne Pierre
Khairoon Abbas
Helene Cruypenninck
The purpose of this stocktaking report is to contribute to the overall development of the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP) by delivering a better understanding of the complex relations between lifestyles and sustainability, briefly explaining the...
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An inductive approach for the evidence of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction synergies of interventions: Challenges and opportunities
Here are some takeaway messages from our work on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) synergies of interventions. 1. There is an overwhelming agreement on and evidence for CCA and DRR synergies of DRR and CCA interventions respectively. CCA synergies were high when skill development and livelihood development activities...
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Effectiveness of Insurance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges and Opportunities
Editor:
Joy J. Pereira, Juan M. Pulhin, Gattineni Srinivasa Rao, Henry Scheyvens, Jay Cummins
Agrarian and poor communities in general in the Asia-Pacific region are highly vulnerable to climate change. Effective reduction of vulnerabilities requires aligning sustainable development (SD), climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) initiatives. Insurance has been increasingly advocated as a risk management tool both by...
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温暖化をはじめ地球環境問題の解決に多額の資金が必要となる今世紀、これまでにない世界規模の資金調達方策が求められる。本書は現在までの議論の経緯を概観し、国際炭素税をはじめ世界で提案されている42の資金メカニズムを分類・評価。今後の国内外での議論に基礎情報を提供する。 目次 序章:気候変動対策のための資金調達を考える 第2章:気候変動対策への資金調達の必要性および必要となる資金規模 第3章:気候変動分野・開発分野における現在までの交渉・議論の経緯 第4章:評価軸の設定:資金メカニズムを検討するうえで必要となる視点 第5章:気候変動および開発分野における各種資金メカニズム提案の概要と評価  炭素税型/排出量取引制度からの調達型/通貨取引税型/輸送課税・負担金賦課型/  国家予算による資金拠出...