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Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
一般市民を対象とした社会調査を横浜市と北九州市で行い,都市間環境協力の認知,支持の程度,及び協力において重視する点を尋ねた。協力事業をよく知っている市民ほど自治体の環境国際協力に支持的である。
Discussion Paper
As the largest developing country with about one sixth of global population and as a leading economy in South Asia, India has a key role in addressing the climate change issues. The country’s growing fossil fuel consumption and increasing carbon emission are key factors that necessitate considerable efforts towards climate change mitigation. The...
Discussion Paper
This paper analyzes the content and incentives for low carbon reforms in China’s 11th and 12th Five Year Plans. The analysis finds that China adopted a progressive slate of command-control reforms in the 11th Five Year Plan and strengthened their implementation with performance-based compliance incentives. In the 12th Five Year Plan China appears...
Discussion Paper
EcoBalance 2010, 12 Nov. 2010
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
We conducted a social survey in the Japanese cities of Yokohama and Kitakyushu and classified citizens into groups regarding attitudes and behavior on climate change and developmental cooperation, identifying each group’s state of support to international intercity cooperation for the environment. The survey not only collected relevant attitudinal...
Discussion Paper
An analysis was carried out on local and national political factors that corroborated the adoption and diffusion of environmental practices at city level via Asian intercity networks as a part of a series of studies on international intercity network programmes for the environment in Asia. This paper focuses on how participating cities in...
Book Chapter
In UNFCCC: Action on the ground: A synthesis of activities in the areas of education, training and awareness-raising for adaptation
The most important challenge in achieving holistic capacity-building in the developing Asia-Pacific region is the inadequacy of information on: The roles of different stakeholders in adaptation planning and implementation; the existing capacities and needs of different stakeholders; and lack of stock-taking exercise on key outcomes of earlier...
Book Chapter
In Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Asian Perspectives
Cambodia is one of the most vulnerable countries to climatic and non-climatic vagaries in the Southeast Asia. Annual river floods along the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers are more common during monsoon season and are the most important developmental concerns in the region. Cambodia has put in place the National Committee for Disaster Management that...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Chiu, Anthony SF.
About 30,000 tons of waste is generated daily in the Philippines, and this amount is likely to increase by 40% in the next decade if no interventions are provided (Aguinaldo, 2009). Varying approaches to manage waste include efforts to perform cleaner production, eco-efficiency or green productivity, and even sustainable consumption and production....
Discussion Paper
Author:
Huynh Trung Hai
Nguyen Thi Anh Tuyet
The need for Preface on agricultural waste management In recent years, Vietnam's agricultural sectors have developed rapidly. The country has become the world's second-largest rice exporter and also a key partner of many developed countries such as the USA, Japan, and countries in the EU in terms of the export of other agricultural products....