Urban land use observably induces and generates traffic particularly where segregation among categories of land uses are distinct. Zoning in land use that distinguishes residential and commercial zones would create the needs of motorized transport due to journey to works and other purposes, provided that the proximity between residential and...
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Shanghai is one of the largest prosperous cities in China with the population over 17million. From the 1940’s the major urban planning strategy is trying to de-centralize the overcrowded population in the central part of the city, where the density was even as high as 70000 people/sq.km, now decreased to 40000 people/sq.km. The still very high...
Policy Considerations for establishing environmentally sound regional material flow in East Asia
International Conference on "Sustainable resource management, raw materials security, Factor-X resource productivity - tools for delivering sustainable growth in the European Union"
This paper was presented at International Conference on "Sustainable resource management, raw materials security, Factor-X resource productivity - tools for delivering sustainable growth in the European Union", December 6-7, 2006, Bruges, Belgium
The 12th session of the Conference of Parties (COP12) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the second session of the Conference of Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP2) were held in Nairobi, Kenya from 6 to 17 November, 2006. The Nairobi conference primarily focused on...
There is a pressing need for sustainable development in Asia to realize more efficient use of resources and materials and to reduce the environmental impact of consumption and production activities. Promotion of 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) thorugh theintegration of policies on waste management and resource management, is one of the keys to...
Illegal Logging in Asia: Overview and the Need for Countermeasures that are Infomred by a thorough Understanding of Community needs and Rights
The Impacts of Introducing Eco-labelling to Asia: Opportunities and Challenges in Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture
Remarks:Paper prepared for the International Conference on Greening of Agro-Industries and Networks in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities, Bang