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Book Chapter
In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Author:
Hijioka, Y., E. Lin, J.J. Pereira, R.T. Corlett, X. Cui, G.E. Insarov, R.D. Lasco, E. Lindgren, and A. Surjan

Warming trends and increasing temperature extremes have been observed across most of the Asian region over the past century (high confidence). {24.3}
Water scarcity is expected to be a major challenge for most of the region as a result of increased water demand and lack of good management (medium confidence). {24.4.3}
The impacts of climate change...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

In 20 09, Japan pledged to reduce its GHG emissions by 25% from 1990 levels by 2020 (“ Copenhagen Pledge” ). The achievement of the target depended largely on a large expansion of nuclear power. However, this ambitious plan became unfeasible af er the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011.
This paper conducted a comprehensive review of Japan’ s...

Presentation

Finance for International Transfer of Climate Mitigation Technologies

IGES-OECD Joint Side Event at COP 20
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Minal Pathak, Bor Tsong Teh, Vu Duc Canh, Linh Dieu Nguyen, Syahrina D.Anggraini, Fitra Aidiella Dachlan, Taniya Koswatta, Mohamad Ridwan, Shintia Dian Arwida, Regine Joy Evangelista, Rizaldi Boer, P. R. Shukla, Lawin Bastian, Tsuyoshi Fujita, Akio Takemo
Mikiko Kainuma
Muchamad Muchtar
Conference Proceeding
International Water Association 1st Specialist Conference on Municipal Water Management and Sanitation in Developing Countiries

Water is an essential and valuable resource for Asian countries, both for daily existence and economic development. However, water degradation is now very apparent, caused by population increase, urbanisation, and economic growth in the region. The Asian region has transboundary water resources, so a regional approach to water quality management is...

Conference Proceeding

低炭素社会に向けた全球的な挑戦「低炭素社会国際研究ネットワーク(LCS-RNet)」第6回年次会合報告

地球環境研究センターニュース
Commissioned Report

The subproject has two main components: (i) an EIA clearinghouse that aims to facilitate knowledge capture and dissemination of information on
international best practices in EIA implementation, and (ii) south-south twinning between Lao PDR and Japan, and Sri Lanka and Japan. Through these components, the subproject aims to improve information...

Non Peer-reviewed Article

楽でなくなった中国での暮らしと仕事

In 環境新聞