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A Comparative Study on the Environmental Impact of Korea-Japan Free Trade: IGES/NIES/KEI Joint Research Project Report

Author:
Kang, Sang In
Kim, Jae Joon
Toshihiko
Masui
Junichi
Fujino
Discussion Paper
Impacts of climate change are likely to be severe in the Asia-Pacific region but adaptive capacity is weak in most countries and communities. As much of the adaptation is site-specific and has to be developed at the individual and community level, it is crucial to harness local knowledge in designing adaptation strategies. Focus group interviews...
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Discussion Paper
In mitigating climate change, the Kyoto Protocol requires Annex I countries to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In achieving their targets, the Kyoto Protocol allows the countries to use the Kyoto Mechanisms (KM), including emissions trading (ET), which is recognized as one of the most cost-effective ways. Prior to the official start of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Forest research
Currently, many researchers argue in favor of decentralization, as it facilitates more locally based and innovative forest policy. However, many local government administrations, especially those of municipalities, lack sufficient resources to function efficiently under a decentralized regime. There is an urgent need to reassess administrative...
Discussion Paper
APEIS RISPO Good Practices Inventory database
Strategy: Development of environmentally sustainable transport systems in urban areas Environmental areas: Climate change, air pollution, urban environment Critical instruments: Awareness raising; design, planning and management; partnership Country: Japan Location: Sapporo Participants: Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau (regional development...