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The Climate Policy and Market Mechanism Status Report aims at providing updated information on the status of national climate policy and market mechanisms in the selected countries. A particular focus is set on mechanisms such as the CDM, national ETS and the JCM.

Countries covered: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Lao PDR, Mongolia...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Waste Management
Tsydenova, Oyuna

This review paper summarizes the existing knowledge on the chemical hazards associated with recycling and other end-of-life treatment options of waste electrical and electronic equipment (e-waste). The hazards arise from the presence of heavy metals (e.g., mercury, cadmium, lead, etc.), flame retardants (e.g., pentabromophenol, polybrominated...

the Better Air Quality Workshop, 2006, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Policy makers in many large cities in Asia recently started to consider the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as an option for their urban transport. This research aims to uncover the reason why introductions of BRTs in Asia were accelerated around 2004 from the perspective of lesson-drawing. Specifically, through comparative study of policy process for...

Policy Brief

The Kyoto Protocol, adopted in 1997, committed industrialised countries to accept legally-binding targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions collectively by an average of 5% below 1990 levels in the first commitment period from 2008 to 2012. According to the latest report by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...