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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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Energy Journal
Abstract – ASEAN+3 countries have committed to promote renewable energy through regional cooperation (for example, the June 2004 Ministerial Statement "Forging Closer ASEAN+3 Energy Partnership” and the January 2007 Cebu Declaration on East Asian Energy Security), and many have also established national renewable energy promotion policies. Despite...
Working Paper
This paper discusses the policy and implementation context of the REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) demonstration activity in Ulu Masen in the province of Aceh, Indonesia. It is argued that the slow endorsement of the demonstration activity by the Indonesian government may be due to mistiming in relation to the...
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 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...
Presentation
INTERNATIONAL GREEN TECHNOLOGY AND PURCHASING CONFERENCE, October 15-16 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This presentation overviews Japan's policy towards sound material cycle society. Japan's policy towards sound material cycle society is originally started as a reform of its waste management and recycling policy from waste treatment and sanitation to resource conservation and efficiency policy. The presentation tries to extract lessons for Asia...
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....