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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。
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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....
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the 1st Congress of East Asian Association of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Author:
Yang Jie
Wang Leina et al.
As a part of a project exploring proactive strategies for improving corporate environmental management (CEM) in developing Asia, this paper introduces the practices and opportunities of green supply chain management (GSCM) in China. Yangtze River Delta, where the economy has been relatively developed, was selected as our study area. We conducted...
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With the aim of improving environmental management in the Asia region, several Japanese municipal governments have engaged in international co-operation with local governments in developing countries in the region. This kind of co-operation is not usually considered within the mandate of local governments, and it has occurred despite increasing...