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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...

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Patricia
ROMERO-LANKAO
Sarah
BURCH
Sarah
HUGHES
Kate
AUTY
Alex
AYLETT
Kirstin
KRELLENBURG
David
SIMON
Gina
ZIERVOGEL
Anja
WEJS
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English
April 2018 Topics:

地球環境問題の歴史や経緯などを概観するとともに合意されたパリ協定に向けた共同体的行動をどのように進めるかを多面的に考えるため、温暖化に対する基本的な知識、地球環境に関わる観測・計測技術、公的機関や政策、産業界の取組そして市民としての具体的な行動のあり方を具体的に学習するための講座教材

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人史
向井
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Japanese
March 2018 Topics:

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...

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Rajib
SHAW
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English
January 2018 Topics:

Importance of regional climate policy instruments towards the decarbonisation of electricity system in the Great Mekong Sub-region

This chapter summarises the key factors for achieving decarbonisation in the electricity system in GMS.

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English
January 2018 Topics:

Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion...

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English
January 2018 Topics:

This chapter reviews specific institutional mechanisms and drought response and management approaches followed in some of the developed and developing countries including India,...

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Cody
KNUTSON
Jay
CUMMINS
Bam H.M.
RAZAFINDRABE
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English
January 2018 Topics:

The main purposes of this book chapter are: (i) to review the existing regulatory and policy framework for low-carbon development in Vietnam; (ii) to provide an overview of the JCM...

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English
December 2017

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...

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Nandakumar
JANARDHANAN
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English
October 2017 Topics:

地球環境の保全を扱った本章にて、主に、熱帯林の維持・管理およびインドネシアの熱帯林の現状と保全への取り組みについて分担した。世界やインドネシアの森林(減少)の状況、森林維持管理のためのインドネシア国内対策(主にREDD+の制度導入実施状況)について紹介している。

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Book Chapter
Japanese
October 2017 Topics:

Developing Asia’s growing demand for fossil fuels not only adds pressure on the domestic economy of each country due to higher energy bills but also strangulates the region’s...

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Nandakumar
JANARDHANAN
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English
October 2017 Topics:

持続可能な生産と消費(SCP)は、「消費と生産システムが環境に及ぼすネガティブな影響を最小化しつつ、すべての人にとっての生活の質の向上を目指す包括的なアプローチ」と定義され、非常に包括的で広範な政策概念である。SCPに関連して、2015年に「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」とパリ合意と言う2つの国際合意がなされたことは注目すべきである。いずれの場合も、...

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This chapter uses the Japan National Report on Disaster Reduction to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (Kobe, Japan) in 2005 and the National Progress Report on the...

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English
August 2017

This chapter describes the PEOIC (Policy and Earth Observation Innovation Cycle) project conducted to assess the impacts of Earth Observations on international environmental...

Author: 
Yasuko
KASAI
Setsuko
AOKI
Akiko
AIZAWA
Akiko
OKAMATSU
Tomohiro
SATO
Masami
ONODA
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English
July 2017 Topics:

REDD+, a policy framework through which developing countries can receive incentives for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions in the forest sector, heavily relies upon Earth...

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English
July 2017 Topics:

From ancient civilizations to modern ‘ technological-driven’ societies, human history has shaped and been constantly reshaped by natural hazards. One of the several hypotheses...

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English
March 2017 Topics:

2015年9月の国連総会で決定した持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)は、ミレニアム開発目標(MDGs)に代わる国際開発目標として、2030年の世界のあり方を導こうというものであり、本書はSDGsに関する概説書である。従来型の開発パターンから、グローバルガバナンスの変革を促すために必要なことは何か。特徴や内容紹介のほか、扱う課題などを分かりやすく解説する。...

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Norichika
KANIE
Masahiko
IGUCHI
Book Chapter
Japanese
March 2017

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...

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Patrick
SCHROEDER
Book Chapter
English
February 2017 Topics:
Reorienting Japanese university education towards community resilience in the wake of disaster responsiveness cover image

Following The Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, environmental educators in Japan needed to face a tough introspection – what could environmental education (EE) and education for...

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Sachi
NINOMIYA-LIM
Shinichi
FURIHATA
Yui
KAMINAGA
Book Chapter
English
February 2017

The chapter shows there is an emerging ecosystem of formal climate and informal cooperation schemes potentially assisting cities to achieve joint climate and developmental ends....

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Andreas
JAEGER
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English
January 2017 Topics:

This chapter focuses on sediment disasters in Wakayama from a perspective of disaster risk reduction.

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Rajib
SHAW
Michiko
BANBA
Book Chapter
English
December 2016

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