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Peer-reviewed Article
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...

Commissioned Report
Author:
Theng Lee Chong
Li Jinhui
Piya
WANPEN
Prasad
MODAK

Due to a rapid increase in waste generation in Asia, recycling businesses are increasing their already significant contribution to sustainable solid waste management. At the same time, improper practices of recycling businesses can also generate serious health and environmental impacts. There is therefore a clear need to promote the scaling up of...

Presentation
2013 International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP)
Author:

The Kyoto Protocol required only developed countries to reduce their emissions but did not require developing countries to do so, and this created an asymmetric condition for developed and developing countries to implement domestic climate policies. Implementing a domestic climate policy in developed countries, such as an emission trading system or...

Peer-reviewed Article
In 21st Conference of International Input-Output Association

From 1971 to 2010, world trade grew fast by 10% per year on average (World Trade Organization 2011). The rapid growth of international trade contributes not only national economic growth but also increasing environmental pressures, such as raw material extraction and depletion, carbon emissions, water resource deterioration and landscape change and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon Management

For effective and practical implementation of border carbon adjustment, it is crucial to determine the carbon content of imports/exports. In this paper we discussed two criteria. One is direct carbon emissions, which accounts for direct emissions generated from production. The other is embodied emissions which accounts for the total emissions...

Commissioned Report

Draft final report: RETA 7450 Project Preparation Support for Livable Cities; Component 2: Regional Knowledge Sharing (IGES Component) - Study area 2 Promoting recycling in municipal solid waste management through sustainable business models

Author:
Piya
Wanpen
Jinhui
Li
Prasad
Modak
Theng, Lee Chong

This report provides in-depth analysis of recycling business in Thailand, China, India and Malaysia.

Policy Report
Research report
Author:
Md. Sekender Ali
KBD. Md. Fazlul Karim
Dr. Abul Kalam Azad

The training modules developed from training needs assessment carried out during 2010-2011 were further pilot tested and modified. The pilot testing of training modules was carried out for two levels of agriculture extension officers i.e. district and upazila agriculture officers and Sub-Assistant Agriculture Officers operating at the village...

Peer-reviewed Article

HOUSEHOLD COPING MEASURES WITH WATER SCARCITY: A CASE STUDY IN KATHMANDU, NEPAL

In Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. G (Environmental Research)
Author:
Binaya PASAKHALA
Hidenori HARADA
Shigeo FUJII
Shuhei TANAKA
Sangam SHRESTHA
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In What is New from IGES

Biofuels have been promoted in many Indian states as part of their rural development strategies, long before the recent finalisation of India’s national policy on biofuels, in order to generate employment and produce fuel locally using existing wastelands. To promote employment, some states have promoted biofuels using nationally sponsored...