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Book Chapter

Urban Systems

In ECOSYSTEMS AND HUMAN WELL-BEING: CURRENT STATE AND TRENDS: Findings of the Condition and Trends Working Group:Chapter 27
Author:
Gordon
McGranahan
Peter
Marcotullio
Deborah
Balk
Tania
Braga
Ian
Douglas
Thomas
Elmqvist
William
Rees
David
Satterthwaite
Jacob
Songsore
Hania
Zlotnick
Jerry
Eades
Exequiel
Ezcurra
Anne
Whyte
Policy Report

In 2005, IGES launched the consultation "The Asia-Pacific Consultations on Climate Regime Beyond 2012" to promote new and constructive thinking in the Asia-Pacific region on future actions against climate change beyond 2012, and to contribute to the shaping of a future climate regime that adequately reflects the concerns and developmental...

Discussion Paper

In Asia, private sector has been the engine of much of recent economic growth, while its regional growth has kept the entire world growing. However, this expansion also came with a cost of environmental sustainability that starts shaking the development process itself. Increasing awareness and growing public concerns about the negative...

Policy Brief

Access to environmental information is vital for promoting policies and measures conducive to sustainable development. It influences people's behaviour and promotes environmental responsibility and ensures that public decision-making is more environmentally sound. In Asia, however, the disclosure of information on the environment is limited...

Policy Brief

Asian countries see many challenges for establishing freedom of information laws. The region must collaborate now to develop a policy instrument that promotes the disclosure of information on the environment and sustainable development

持続可能な開発に向けた施策を推進する上で、環境に関する情報公開を促進することは必須である。適切な情報は、人々の行動に影響を与え、環境に対する責任意識を高めるとともに、環境に配慮した意思決定を促す。欧州諸国では...