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上海市民への防災意識調査から見る意識向上の重要性

In 東アジアへの視点 北九州発アジア情報
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In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
In 20 09, Japan pledged to reduce its GHG emissions by 25% from 1990 levels by 2020 (“ Copenhagen Pledge” ). The achievement of the target depended largely on a large expansion of nuclear power. However, this ambitious plan became unfeasible af er the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. This paper conducted a comprehensive review of Japan’ s...
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In The First Conference of International Alliance for Sustainable Urbanization and Regeneration, 24-27 Oct 2014, Tokyo University
The challenge confronting by cities today is more daunting than ever. The twin challenges of urbanization and climate change influenced an unmistakable opportunity for city governments to rethink fundamentally how they function and intend to develop their cities. The study identified that conventional planning and its top-down processes with the...
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InVESTを用いた日本全国における窒素除去サービスの定量評価

In 環境経済・政策研究
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Peer-reviewed Article
In Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation.
This study discussed two topics; one is to monitor the opinions of Korean companies to various aspects of GHG ETS, and other is to identify the difference in companies’ viewpoints due to their characteristics in organizational size, sector and ownership. This analysis was carried out in a qualitative manner using the 66 data collected by a...
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In Journal of Cleaner Production
The progress in the adoption of market mechanisms for climate change is overall laggard in Japan and the related study on business policy perspective is limited. Aiming to close the research gap, this paper measures Japanese company’s awareness and approval of market-based instruments for energy saving, including financial subsidies, carbon taxes...
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In Journal of Sustainable Development
Author:
Helmut
Yabar
Takeshi
Mizunoya
Yoshiro
Higano
Randeep
Rakwal
Rapid economic and population growth experienced in last decade has brought significant increase in amount of urban waste generation in many developing countries like Nepal. Increasing waste generation created many problems including littering and dumping in and around outskirts of urban areas. Main problems associated with waste management in most...
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In Policy in Focus
Author:
Timothy Cadman
Tek Maraseni
The article focuses on the governance of forest carbon emissions projects and policies. It explores how the development of standards through multi-stage, multi-level and multi-stakeholder processes can contribute to ensuring good governance. It argues that a governance standard, which is developed through a multi-stakeholder process at different...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of coastal conservation
The article attempts to develop a five dimensional community resilience assessment framework and a composite resilience index against climate related disasters with special applications to the coastal rural communities’ in the developing world. Consequently, it narrates the case study of Indian Sundarbans, which serves as a typical example of a...