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Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1

The high cost of renewable energy technologies and uncompetitive prices of power from renewable sources under present market conditions are among the factors impeding a necessary shift away from fossil fuels. This research examines policy options that could help to overcome these obstacles, focusing on two driving factors: the policy framework and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Information Science

This article is based on the result of a questionnaire survey conducted between May and June 2003.
The target respondents were environmental professionals in national governments, local governments, NGOs, businesses, international organisations and research institutes (including Universities) in Asia.

Valid responses totalled 134, from 15...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.4 No.2
Akanksha Chaurey
N. Yuvaraj Dinesh Babu

Development of markets for, and large-scale use of, renewable energy products and technologies have been hindered by their high up-front capital costs; the renewable energy industry's inadequate access to credit; subsidies for fossil fuels; and low purchasing capacity among potential consumers. While conventional funding and financial instruments...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.4 No.2

Since 1999/2000, the Asia-Pacific region has been experiencing a boom in regional and bilateral free trade agreements, with the result that trade regimes are increasingly taking place in the context of FTAs and regional economic integration. Consequently, many of the key issues in the ever-growing interface between trade and environment have...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1 (Summer 2002)

A decade after the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the landscape of domestic and international finance for sustainable development displays a mixed picture in the Asia and Pacific region. In a large number of countries, domestic resources have not been able to meet the...

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