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The 12th International Conference on EcoBalance
Author:
Daisuke
Tanaka
Sebastien
M.R. Dente
Chihiro
Kayo
Shinsuke
Murakami
Seiji
Hashimoto
We estimate the time-series environmental impact of material use which will be utilised to estimate eco-efficiency (GDP/environmental impact of material use) in Japan for identified 120 materials in four categories (fossil resources, non-metallic minerals, metals and biomass) by estimating the per unit of environmental impacts in resources...
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Annual meeting on society of environmental impact assessment
Author:
Naoya
Abe
Keizo
Fukushima
akiko
Urago
While many Asian countries have introduced EIA systems, there is still room to improve the systems and to strengthen. Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold "Asia EIA Conference...
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THE 1st SYMPOSIUM ON TONLE SAP WATER ENVIRONMENT
The author explained about the roles of hydropower in ensuring the energy security in the Mekong region. Based on a critical review of the current trend of hydropower development, it argued that existing approach of uncoordinated Mekong mainstream hydropower development cannot ensure sustainable development; rather it causes negative impacts on...
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The HDCA 2016 Conference: Capability and Diversity in a Global Society
This paper discusses the experience and lessons learned from the development of a new environmental learning programme and materials for the junior high schools in Mandalay City with key stakeholders to address waste management and its environmental issues. Aiming to establish the 3R practices (reduce, reuse and recycle) to reduce waste generation...
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International Sustainable Transitions Conference IST 2016
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The literature on sustainability transitions is goal oriented, aiming at changing the future, unlike traditional social science which focuses mainly on explaining the past and the present. In order to develop strategies for changing the future, this literature has developed various theories of change, based on some analysis of the past, but mostly...
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International Sustainable Transitions Conference IST 2016
The question of how to assess the societal impact of transition research conducted by specific research organizations is a very important but difficult challenge, especially in short planning periods of 1 or even 2 to 5 years used by most organizations. This is because social systems are very complex, and changes in them are caused by many complex...
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Joint Socio-Economic Metabolism Conference and Asia-Pacific Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology,
Author:
Daisuke
Tanaka
Sebastien
M.R. Dente
Seiji
Hashimoto
Referring to Van del voet.et al (2003), we estimated the time-series environmental impacts of materials use that could be utilized to estimate eco-efficiency (GDP/environmental impact of material use), especially focusing on materials originated from fossil resource, using LCA software MiLCA as well as data on production or consumption of the...
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環境経済・政策学会2016 年大会
1990年頃より北欧を中心に欧州に拡大した炭素税やエコロジー税制改革(炭素税等)に続き、日本においても、2012年より温暖化対策税としてすでに炭素税が導入されることになった。しかし、欧州の先進事例においては、日本と異なり、価格シグナルとして機能しうるほど税率が高く、かつ二重の配当を意図して税収中立とされていることが多い。このような炭素税等のあり方は、日本のNDCや長期目標達成に寄与すべく、現行の温暖化対策税の将来像の一面を提示しているといえる。しかし、日本におけるこれまでの炭素税をめぐる議論を背景とすれば、欧州の先進事例のような炭素税等を日本において実行するのは容易ではなく、これはそのような導入国においても同様であり、反対派との激しい議論の末に導入が実行されたことが多いと考える。そこで、まず...
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2016韓国環境経済学会定期夏季学術大会
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Korea’s domestic emissions trading scheme commenced in January 2015 targeting mainly the industry and power sectors and compelled companies to transform their energy efficiency and greenhouse gases mitigation management. This study aims at exploring the means by which Korean companies evaluate their allocation position and engage in emissions...
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Opportunity cost analysis of land use changes in Karen indigenous community in Thailand °Jintana Kawasaki1, Yasuo Takahashi1, Henry Scheyvens1 and Prasert Trakansphakon2 Karen indigenous people most living in and around the state forests in northern Thailand have long been practicing the traditional rotation farming (RF) for their subsistence food....