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Proceedings of 36th Annual Meeting of Environmental Systems Research
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Annual Conference of the Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (SEEPS) 2008, 27-28 September 2008 in Osaka

Regional economic integration in East Asia could promote sustainable development through generating higher incomes on the one hand, but equally it could cause environmental problems and could harm equity in the region. Development of appropriate environmental policies that can both mitigate negative impacts and enhance positive impacts of regional...

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Energy Security and Climate Change: Issues, Strategies and Options. 6-8 August 2008, Bangkok, Thailand

Biofuels have attracted significant interest because of their potential to reduce CO2 emissions, but the extent to which they can actually do so has not been clearly determined. Nevertheless, many countries in the region have either started producing or have plans to produce bioethanol and biodiesel, and have set long term targets for them to...

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The 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress, Government Support Policy Module, 19 June 2008, Modena, Italy

Despite the fact that organic agriculture has been recognized and advocated, its expected benefits are yet to be realized at a large scale today. Conceptually, the key problems in organic agriculture in the region are due to high transaction costs and poor credibility of organic products. The former is particularly serious in the supply side due to...