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Climate actions by non-Party stakeholders, including companies, have a significant potential to fill the gap in the global emissions reductions trajectory. While accountability of countries as Parties to the Paris Agreement will be ensured under a new ‘transparency framework’ stipulated in Article 13 of the Paris Agreement, accountability of non...
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SEPLS generally require high levels of management by humans in order to maintain a sustainable production system that provides for human well-being. Thus their ecosystems are dominated by human activities, including traditional and local practices as well as modern production methods. These activities are considered means of livelihood, as they...
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The international commitments in response to climate change have been made globally, particularly at COP21 in Paris in December 2015 and at COP22 in Marrakech in November 2016. All parties are required to submit their Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to show their commitment in tackling the threat of climate change impacts. Climate change...
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• 京都メカニズム第一約束期間(2008年~2012年)の間に、全ての附属書I国が他国から取得(償却及び繰越)した京都メカニズムクレジットはおよそ54億トンであった。そのうち、33%は実削減を伴わないプロジェクトからのクレジットであった。内訳として、ホットエアーAAUの取得が13%、追加的な排出削減に基づかないとみなされる(以下、追加性のない)ERUが13%、追加性のないCERが7%であった。実削減を伴わないクレジットの利用によって、温室効果ガス(GHG)削減活動が進まないばかりか、国内の排出量が増加してまった事例も見受けられた。 • 実削減を伴わないクレジットを排除する措置として、クレジットの需要側では、一部のプロジェクトタイプからのクレジット取得が制限され、クレジットの供給側では...
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Survey Questionnaire: Traditional and Emerging Values and Practices anchoring Sustainable/Low-carbon Development in Asia

Author:
Midori, Aoyagi-Usui
Opart
Panya
Kolopaking, Lala M.
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In 2009, President Barack Obama and a majority Democratic 111th Congress came to office in a favorable position to enact federal climate legislation. But less than two years later prospects for passing that legislation dimmed considerably. Most explanations for this turn of events fault 1) institutional rules requiring bills receive a 60-vote supra...