The session was devoted to discussion of both top-down and bottoms up approaches to managing the devastation earthquakes and other natural disasters inevitably bring, with special attention placed on developing resiliency. Lessons were shared from recent disasters from around the world, including the United States, China, Indonesia, and Japan...
It has been widely regarded that policies and institutions that are adaptive in nature are better able to deal with the dynamic issues such as environmental degradation and climate change adaptation. However, verifying the veracity of this hypothesis is difficult often due to absence of long experience in climate change adaptation in most countries...
Special lecture for the course "Environmental Technology System 2011" of the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan. (5 Dec. 2011 Fujisawa, Japan)
The 3Rs and Sustainable Resource Circulation - Progress in Asia and Research Activities in IGES-
Special lecture for the course "Environmental Technology System 2011" of the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan. (12 Dec. 2011 Fujisawa, Japan)