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Book Chapter
In Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment in Asian Cities
The chapter identifies the risks and costs related to renewable energy investments in general and then analyses the risks and returns associated with renewable energy investment using Yokohama as a case study. The role of the government in setting clear policy targets, in providing financial support, and in introducing new and innovative policies...
Book
Editor:
Joni
Jupesta
Several Asian cities have already invested in initiatives to build and promote Green Cities. Owing to the limited capacity of local governments, the funding of urban infrastructure has become a critical issue. Against this background, this book explores a new funding mechanism which demands the engagement of many stakeholders, including public...
Book Chapter
In Enhanced governance approaches for mitigation and adaptation to climate change – An Asia Focus
It has been widely regarded that policies and institutions that are adaptive in nature can deal with climate change adaptation. However, verifying the veracity of this hypothesis is difficult due to the absence of long experience in climate change adaptation in most countries. This chapter is based on reviews and questionnaire survey on evolution...
Book Chapter
In Enhanced governance approaches for mitigation and adaptation to climate change – An Asia Focus
In the on-going debate on climate change adaptation, much has been focused on the developing countries and little emphasis has been made on the need for adaptation in the developed countries. To fill this gap, this study aims to seek how far a developed country is responding to climate change by considering Japanese agriculture initiatives. The...