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In Energy Policy

In this paper we pointed out a hidden inequality in accounting for trade-related emissions in the presence of border carbon adjustment. Under a domestic carbon pricing policy, producers pay for the carbon costs in exchange for the right to emit. Under border carbon adjustment, however, the exporting country pays for the carbon costs of their...

Policy Report

東日本大震災を受けてIGESが実施したIGES震災研究イニシアティブの成果をとりまとめた報告書「Lessons Learnt from the Triple Disaster in East Japan」の日本語概要版。「福島原発事故以降のエネルギー供給オプション」「東日本大震災における多様なステークホルダーの協力に関する考察」「東日本大震災の経験から考える効率的な節電対策」に焦点を当て、自然災害が頻発するアジアへの示唆となるような低炭素かつ気候変動の影響に対応可能で、災害に強い持続可能な社会の構築に向けた提言を行っている。

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English full report: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid...

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This policy paper comprises a report on the outcomes of the Earthquake Research Initiative conducted by IGES following the Great East Japan Earthquake. It focuses on three themes: Post-Fukushima Energy Supply Options in Japan; Observation of Multi-stakeholder Collaboration in Northeast Japan Earthquake; and Effective Energy Saving Measures...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1

Our academic journal, International Review for Environmental Strategies (IGES) was launched in 2000, two years after the establishment of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). Coming just before the tenth anniversary of IGES in April 2007, it is my greatest pleasure to be able to deliver the twelfth issue of IRES, featuring Best...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1

Where do policies originate? What environmental policy trends and issues are receiving the greatest attention globally? What makes environmental policies successful or unsuccessful? Who should be involved in designing and implementing them? How do policies pass from one country to another? How should they be chosen, and what should be in them...

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Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1
Author:
Tolentino Jr., Amado S.

Local people contribute much to wetland conservation, and the Pacific island countries offer invaluable information demonstrating the cultural value of wetlands vis-à-vis sustainable livelihoods. Drawing primarily on examples from Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Fiji, but generalizing for many of the Pacific countries, this paper argues...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1

The environmental policies in place today across the globe have been arrived at through a process of evolution, adoption, and adaptation. This paper outlines how environmental policies have evolved over time, including how their scope has broadened from looking at primarily industrial pollution to addressing a host of other environmental problems...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1

This chapter discusses how and why environmental policies have changed over time, both internationally and in the developing world. It provides an overview of policy diffusion and policy integration. The main policy paradigms and principles, policy instruments, selection criteria and methods of making environmental policy choices, and factors...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.7 No.1

This chapter introduces and describes the methodology used in a recent research program aimed at identifying useful lessons about what has made environmental policies successful in developing countries, particularly in Asia-Pacific. These lessons are intended mainly for policymakers. The study used qualitative research methods, including textual...