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Commentary (Op. Ed)
グリーン・パワー
パーム油は、西アフリカ原産のアブラヤシの実を搾った油脂から作られる。日本で消費される植物油のうち菜種油についで2番目に多く消費され、国民一人当たり年に4~5リットル消費している(WWF 2015)。食用油、マーガリン・ショートニング、スナック菓子、化粧品、洗剤など幅広い用途に使用されている。また、ここ数年ではアブラヤシの種子からパーム核油を取り出した後の残ざん渣さであるパーム核殻が輸入され、国内のバイオマス発電で使用されるようになっている(滝沢 2015等)。よって、パーム油はその生産過程で生じる副産物も含めて、私たちにとって非常に身近な存在といえる。しかし、日本ではパーム油を使用する商品の原材料名には「植物油脂」と記載されるので、普段パーム油を消費しているという実感をもつのが難しく...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Bambang
Haryono
Mochamad
Farhan
Muhammad Luthfi Eko
Nugroho
Maryono
Satria
Utama
Hadiyanto
Tomoki
Ehara
Kazuya
Fujiwara
Following up the Presidential Regulation 61/2011 and 71/2011, Semarang City as one of the cities in Indonesia has a liability in the GHG reduction activities. This research on the low carbon society (LCS) scenario for Semarang City are carried out aiming to contribu-tion to promoting climate change actions and policies in the city. This study is...
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Republic of Indonesia Climate change program Loan (2010-2012) Program Evaluation Final Report

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This paper addresses the state of carbon governance, i.e., measurement, reporting and control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, at the sub-national level in China, India, Indonesia and the Philippines, and discusses the possibility of utilising a carbon crediting mechanism to extend low carbon development policies at the sub-national level and...
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An analysis was carried out on local and national political factors that corroborated the adoption and diffusion of environmental practices at city level via Asian intercity networks as a part of a series of studies on international intercity network programmes for the environment in Asia. This paper focuses on how participating cities in...
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Remarks:This paper was revised and the new title is 'Practical guide for improved organic waste management: climate benefits through the 3Rs in developing Asian countries'. The authors recommend readers to follow the revised version that has corrected proof and updating data on waste generation and national policies relevant with waste management...
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Author:
Ahmad Maryudi
Forest certification is a voluntary, market-based instrument designed to improve forest management by enabling buyers to identify timber products derived from wellmanaged forests. While small forest enterprises make an important contribution to the forest industry in many countries, they have found forest certification difficult to achieve. There...