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In 地球白書2013-14
Translator:
ー持続可能性への道筋と政治:目標の検討、市民の活動、ネットワークの構築、突発事態の機会としての活用 ー変革に向けて ーコラム:乾燥地ケニアにおける農業の多基準マッピング
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In Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment in Asian Cities
This chapter examines the economic impact of low-carbon investment on renewable energy sectors in Yokohama via an input–output analysis. We disaggregated the renewable energy sector into five detailed categories: solar photovoltaics (PV) residence, solar PV non-residence, hydropower, wind, and other (biomass and others). Two main findings are...
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In Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment in Asian Cities
The chapter identifies the risks and costs related to renewable energy investments in general and then analyses the risks and returns associated with renewable energy investment using Yokohama as a case study. The role of the government in setting clear policy targets, in providing financial support, and in introducing new and innovative policies...
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In GEO-6 Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific
• The emergence of multiple global environmental goals clearly signals a need to reverse the trend of deteriorating environmental conditions across the region. Despite some deficiencies, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been successful in showing the effectiveness of a goal-based approach to problem solving. • New or revised agreements...
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In GEO-6 Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Heinz
Schandl
Nguyen
Trung Thang
Shilpi
Kapur
James
West
Consumption of natural resources has been growing rapidly inAsia and the Pacific leading to increasing pressures and impacts on the local environment. Resource efficiency is improving in many countries but not in the region as a whole because of a shift in economic activity from resource-efficient to less resource-efficient countries. • The region...
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In GEO-6: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Gensuo
Jia
Bundit
Limmeechokchai
As with past Global Environment Outlooks (GEOs), once the current state of the environment and policy response is assessed, it is important to look at possible policy pathways to a more sustainable future. With recent developments at the international level in late 2015, namely the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris...
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In The Economics of Waste Management in East Asia
This paper provides an overview of Thailand's national policy on municipal solid waste (MSW) management and recycling, which is aligned to the country's sufficiency economic policy and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle). It summarizes the current actual waste management and recycling scenario in the country, provides examples of local initiatives to...