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Peer-reviewed Article
In MATTER: International Journal of Science and Technology
Due to ever increasing demand, the electronics industry has been growing at a rapid pace, and therefore handling and management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) has become one of the key problems in the modern world. Improper handling and management of WEEE in developing countries can cause a huge environmental damage and threats...
Presentation
Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (SEEPS)
Industrialized economies have been locked-into fossil fuel based energy systems through a path dependent process driven by technological and institutional increasing returns to scale. Indonesia which is experiencing rapid economic expansion, however, could choose not to repeat the same path by adopting precautionary actions that would divert the...
Presentation
8th LCS-RNet Annual Meeting
In Parallel Session 3.4: sustainable production and consumption as core fields of transition at 8th LCS-R Net Annual Meeting in Wuppertal, Germany, Yasuhiko Hotta made a presentation titled "Sustainable production and consumption in low carbon communities – an Asian perspective".
Peer-reviewed Article
In palawija
Various forms of sustainable agriculture have been promoted in the Asia and Pacific region, with organic agriculture constituting the single most important form. There is a commonality in the way sustainable agriculture has been defined, but often these definitions miss nuances such as its relation to climate change. Several sustainable agriculture...
Issue Brief
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東日本大震災以降、地域に適した分散型エネルギーモデル構築の重要性がクローズアップされてきました。また2016年4月からは電力小売の全面自由化が開始されています。本パンフレットでは、自治体による地域エネルギー会社設立の背景や、各自治体の取組を比較・整理し、自治体による地域エネルギー会社の共通事項や今後新規に参入を検討する自治体が考慮すべきポイントなどを取りまとめています。Remarks:English Version: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6637
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The Great East Japan Earthquake highlighted the importance of building diversified energy systems suited to local areas. Since April in 2016, the electric power retail market has been fully liberalized in Japan. This pamphlet explains the background of establishment of local energy companies by local governments in Japan, summarizes and compares...
Book Chapter
In GEO-6 Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific
• The emergence of multiple global environmental goals clearly signals a need to reverse the trend of deteriorating environmental conditions across the region. Despite some deficiencies, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been successful in showing the effectiveness of a goal-based approach to problem solving. • New or revised agreements...