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Research Report

A Comparative Study on the Environmental Impact of Korea-Japan Free Trade: IGES/NIES/KEI Joint Research Project Report

Kang, Sang In
Kim, Jae Joon
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.5 No.1

Global climate change has been one of the most contentious issues in international negotiations since the 1980s. At the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro - popularly known as the Earth Summit - most countries of the world adopted the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...

Discussion Paper

Impacts of climate change are likely to be severe in the Asia-Pacific region but adaptive capacity is weak in most countries and communities. As much of the adaptation is site-specific and has to be developed at the individual and community level, it is crucial to harness local knowledge in designing adaptation strategies. Focus group interviews...

Data or Tool

Local and Indigenous Knowledge (LINK) for Adaptation to Climate Change

Conference Proceeding

The Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are highly vulnerable to climate change and sea- level rise and often experience extremely damaging climate-related events (tropical cyclones, droughts, floods, etc.). Their heavy reliance on the productivity of one or two economic sectors (fisheries, tourism, etc.) that are highly sensitive to climate and...

Policy Report

Climate change is a worldwide threat that affects global ecosystems and human life over the next several centuries. While adverse effects of climate change are likely to spread out over many decades and centuries, actions to minimize such impacts are required immediately. The challenge we face is to decide on short-term actions while thinking from...