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Book Chapter
In Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Asia-Pacific Region: Effective Responses in a Resource Constrained World
Consumption of agricultural and forest products is one of many factors driving global deforestation, one of the major environmental problems of our time. Consumption patterns are associated with the loss of natural forests in the tropics. This chapter explores the relationships between consumption and demand, production, and policy options for SCP...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy
Dong Yanli
Ishikawa Masanobu
Wang Can
By using the latest China–Japan input–output data sets and the index decomposition analysis (IDA) approach, this article analyzes the driving forces of CO2 emissions embodied in trade between the two countries during 1990–2000. We found that the growth of trade volume had a large influence on the increase of CO2 emissions embodiments in bilateral...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy
Masanobu Ishikawa
Can Wang
Yanli Dong
Wenling Liu
This paper examines CO2 emissions embodied in Japan-China trade. Besides directly quantifying the flow of CO2 emissions between the two countries by using a traditional input-output (IO) model, this study also estimates the effect of bilateral trade to CO2 emissions by scenario analysis. The time series of quantifications indicate that CO2...
Policy Report
This report summarizes the current situations and challenges that developing Asia faces in introducing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). It also discusses various problems experienced by Japan, Korea and Taiwan after the introduction of EPR mechanisms prior to other Asian countries. It then explores issues related to international resource...
the 3rd International Conference on Waste Management and Technology in Beijing
There is a risk that economic integration in East Asia and increasing trade of secondary materials driven by demands of materials in industrializing countries can undermine nation-based recycling systems (e.g. Hotta and Elder 2008). A trade model is used to analyse the impact of further economic integration on trade in secondary materials...
Trade of Secondhand EEE from Japan to Developing Asia: the Need for Policy Development based on Actor Analysis

Trade of Secondhand EEE from Japan to Developing Asia: the Need for Policy Development based on Actor Analysis

2008 International Symposium on Electronics & the Environment, May 19-21 2008
Research Report

A Comparative Study on the Environmental Impact of Korea-Japan Free Trade: IGES/NIES/KEI Joint Research Project Report

Kang, Sang In
Kim, Jae Joon
Peer-reviewed Article
In Ecological Economics
Mihoko Shimamoto
Fumikazu Ubukata
This paper introduces the theoretical arguments for and against trade liberalization of forest products considering forest sustainability, and reports on the recent circumstances of three countries in Southeast Asia?the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. Trade liberalization raises concerns about the negative effects on forest sustainability...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Since the prosperity and dynamism of Asia heavily depend on an open and liberal trade regime, trade liberalization and its impacts on poverty and environment are very important issues for the region. While poverty has decreased in newly industrialized countries (NIEs), in Southeast Asian countries and China, which have experienced export-led...