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Handbook of Sustainable Development in Asia所収
This chapter surveys the landscape of regional governance for sustainability in Asia, focusing on government-related regional and sub-regional institutions and cooperation frameworks related to the environment. Many of these frameworks include multi-stakeholder participation of non-governmental actors, but this chapter does not survey non...
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Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making所収
This chapter discusses the social and economic impacts of biofuels in East Asia by analyzing four country case studies. Three case study countries are large Asian rapidly developing countries which were expected to be large consumers and producers of biofuels at the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s: Indonesia, India, and China. All...
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Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making所収
In the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s, there were high expectations in many Asian countries that biofuels could enhance energy security, provide jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There were hopes that biofuels could be produced and consumed on a large scale and high expectations of significant biofuel trade. Some...
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Realising the Transformative Potential of the SDGs所収
* Agenda 2030 calls upon “all businesses to apply their creativity and innovation to solving sustainable development challenges”; * If a major part of total global annual investments by businesses was directed towards the SDGs, then their achievement would not be in question; * Most efforts to promote business involvement in the SDGs have relied on...
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Realising the Transformative Potential of the SDGs所収
* In this report, “sustainable technology” contributes to sustainable development, but the technology itself is not necessarily sustainable. * Accelerating the adoption and use of “sustainable” technology in all countries is necessary to achieve a transformation to sustainability. * Technology is prominently highlighted in the SDGs as a means of...
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Climate Change and Cities - Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network所収
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Romero-Lankao
Patricia
Burch
Sarah
Hughes
Sarah
Auty
Kate
Aylett
Alex
Krellenburg
Kirstin
Simon
David
Ziervogel
Gina
Wejs
Anja
The Urban Climate Change Research Network's Second Assessment Report on Climate Change in Cities (ARC3.2) is the second in a series of global, science-based reports to examine climate risk, adaptation, and mitigation efforts in cities. The book explicitly seeks to explore the implications of changing climatic conditions on critical urban physical...
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Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia Potentials and Challenges所収
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Despite much attention on “ecosystem services” and their potential role in disaster risk reduction (DRR), it is still unclear how ecosystem services can effectively be used for developing risk reduction strategies across the level of operations. On one hand, scientists have proved the utility of ecosystem services for DRR beyond doubts, say for...
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Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia所収
The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between the developed and developing countries of Asia....
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Sustainable Asia: Supporting the Transition to Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asian Developing Countries所収
This chapter looks at the recent evolution of SCP as a concept, from the perspective of the global United Nations (UN) policy process, with examples of how this has been reflected in Asia. The intention is not to provide a comprehensive history, but to situate SCP in Asia within the larger SD discourse and to highlight some features that could be...