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環境教育政策の策定過程で顕在化した障害の分析ーマレーシア・サバ州の事例からー

In 22nd Paper on Environmental Information Science
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In Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change

The field of climate change is full of uncertainties that are limiting strategic disaster risk reduction planning. In this paper, however, we argued that there is lot to do before we get our hands on reliable estimates of future climate change impacts. It includes bringing together different stakeholders in a framework suggested in this paper...

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In Journal of Environment & Development

This article argues that waste management and recycling have become regional or international issues; they can no longer be considered only in a national context. The regionalization or internationalization of waste and recycling issues is caused in large part by the steady advance of economic integration, especially increasing trade and investment...

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Climate Change and the Credibility of International Commitments: What is Necessary for the U.S. to Deliver on Such Commitments?

In International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics
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The purpose of this paper is to understand the current situation of local dwellers in protected areas, by revealing the reality of biodiversity conservation management in those areas, and to examine the tangled relationships between nature and human-kind. In order to protect precious biodiversity on earth, discussions on this topic are carried out...

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In IRES Vol.5 No.2
Author:
Peter Newman

Sustainability assessment is growing as a new way to integrate environmental matters with economic and social considerations. The emerging techniques and processes are examined in terms of their application to cities on three levels: projects, plans, and buildings. The global context is used to examine the development of sustainability assessment...

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In IRES Vol.5 No.2
Author:
Lee Schipper

Asian cities have witnessed rapid urbanization and an unprecedented rate of motorization in the last decade. Because of this, negative externalities of urban transport such as congestion and environmental impacts have become serious concerns. A number of past studies in this field have shown that health risks are high in key Asian cities...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.5 No.2
Author:
Absar Kazmi
Hiroaki Furumai

The aim of this paper is to introduce the concept of sustainable urban wastewater management in the Asian context. Sewerage systems are key facilities to support public health and sound development in urban areas. They exist in most of the rapidly developing cities of Asia; however, a range of practical, financial, political, and environmental...