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Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development. Policies and Activities for Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan and the United States Environmental Protection Agency

Research Report Commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
Discussion Paper
2014年11月12日、米中首脳会談後の共同声明において、米国と中国が、以下のような温室効果ガス(GHG)の排出削減目標を発表した。 o 米国:2025年までにGHG排出量を2005年比で26~28%削減 o 中国:2030年頃までに、なるべく早い時期にCO2排出量を頭打ち(ピークアウト); 一次エネルギー消費における非化石燃料の割合を2030年までに約20%  本稿では、米中の2020年以降の温暖化対策目標について、既存文献で示される両国の排出経路シナリオと比較することにより、目標の野心度についての評価を行った。評価するに当たり、気温上昇2℃未満抑制に向けた排出経路との整合性、及び目標達成のための追加的な努力の必要性、という二つの評価軸を用いた。前者は環境十全性の視点から評価であり...
Discussion Paper
2014年9月の国連気候サミットにおいて、オバマ大統領が火力発電所に対するCO2排出基準設定の取り組みに言及するなど、米国では火力発電所に対する規制が注目を集めています。本ペーパーでは、米国の規制を概観するとともに、今後の国際交渉や他国の政策への影響について分析しています。
Presentation

Climate change policy in the United States of America

Nihon University lecture
Following the trip to the US on Kakehashi Project, the guest lecture covered the environmental policy and updates of the US climate change policy/action we observed through interviews and follow-up studies.
Presentation

Environmental Education: Japan Case

Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) Steering Committee Meeting/ 43rd NAAEE (North American Association of Environmental Education) Conference; Ottawa, Canada. 8 October 2014.
Presentation
8th Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2014, Beijing
The presentation has two parts, the first part informs about the important lessons learned from the 2011 Tohoku disaster in Japan and the second part informs about the implications of loss and damage associated with climate change and adaptation in terms of the stakeholder perceptions and what they mean for knowledge networks. Remarks: The forum...
Commissioned Report
Author:
Jay Cummins, IAFD
Ashley Lipman, IAFD
Heather Feetham, IAFD
Three focus group workshops were conducted in June 2014 across Australia, in order to assess farmer attitude to managing risk on-farm, and the role of current insurance products for agriculture. The focus group workshop research proved to be a worthwhile exercise in firstly engaging with farmers and exploring their ideas and attitudes towards risk,...
Commissioned Report

平成25年度生物多様性分野の代償措置に関する評価手法等調査業務 報告書

Author:
Biodiversity offset policy indication in Japan based on the experiences in Japan, the US, Australia and Europe
Book Chapter
In SDplanNet-Asia Pacific Regional Workshop Series
Author:
SDPlanNet in Asia-Pacific aims to contribute to the post-2015 Development Agenda process, particularly in terms of translating global agreements on the SDGs into meaningful policies and practices at regional, national and sub-national levels. This Regional Practices Paper is prepared as spadework for the attainment of this objective. Specifically,...
Presentation

Food Waste Issues and Countermeasures in Other Countries: comparison with the situation in Malaysia

Seminar on Development of National Strategic Plan for Food Waste Management in Malaysia