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Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
This paper examined whether a local government could promote international environmental cooperation through individual citizens’ carbon offsetting, in particular focusing on the perception effects of local government subsidies. The social survey was conducted for adult citizens in Kitakyushu city, Japan, who drive privately-owned vehicles, asking...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
本調査では、市民が個人で行うカーボンオフセットを通じた環境国際協力の可能性を、特に自治体による補助金政策と組み合わせることで促進できないか、検討した。インターネットユーザーで、自家用車を利用する北九州市成人市民のうち、インターネット調査パネル登録者1642名を対象に調査分析を行った。カーボンオフセットについて、よく知っているとした回答者は11.2%、聞いたことはあるとした回答者が54.9%、知らないとした回答者が35.9%であった。実際にカーボンオフセットをしたことがある回答者は2.2%であった。 自己負担額及び北九州市による補助金有無について3通りのパターンを用意し、調査対象者を無作為に3群に分けて、オフセット利用の意思を調査した...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Huynh Trung Hai
Nguyen Thi Anh Tuyet
The need for Preface on agricultural waste management In recent years, Vietnam's agricultural sectors have developed rapidly. The country has become the world's second-largest rice exporter and also a key partner of many developed countries such as the USA, Japan, and countries in the EU in terms of the export of other agricultural products...
Discussion Paper
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...
Discussion Paper
Component 3 of the Core Environment Program (CEP) for the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) deals with environmental performance assessment (EPA) and sustainable development planning. The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) is primarily responsible for the sustainable development planning, while the United Nations Environment...
Discussion Paper
From the outset of the National Performance Assessment and a Strategic Environmental Framework for the Greater Mekong Subregion (SEF II) in 2003 the selection of the right set of indicators was seen as the key step in the conduct of an environmental performance assessment (EPA) as shown below.Step One: Selecting policy concernsStep Two: Adapting...
Discussion Paper
Under ADB's TA 6069-REG: National Performance Assessment and Subregional Strategic Environment Framework for the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), a first attempt at a subregional environmental assessment was prepared towards the end of the project (ADB 2006). Under this project (referred to as SEF II), the emphasis was on national environmental...