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IGES JCM Database provides detailed information on the JCM MRV methodologies, projects, feasibility studies, and decision-making processes. The JCM is implemented by the Government of Japan with 17 partner countries; Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia...
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Commissioned Report
JCM REDD+事業「ラオス/ルアンパバーン県における焼畑耕作の抑制によるREDD+事業」のMRV検討支援を支援することを目的とし、以下の業務を実施した。 1)ラオスJCM REDD+事業に関する方法論(案)等のレビュー 今年度に早稲田大学が作成するラオス/ルアンパバーン県における焼畑耕作の抑制によるREDD+事業の方法論(案)等について専門的見地からレビューを行い、修正等が必要な箇所を整理した。 2)関連する海外出張 ラオス(ビエンチャン)で開催されるREDD+に関する政府間協議に出席し、必要に応じて技術的な観点からインプットを行った。 3)国内関係者を集めた会合への出席 上記を実施するに当たり、環境省、林野庁、並びにその他関係者との会合へ出席した。
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Commissioned Report
Building on the country’s momentum in economic growth and poverty reduction over the last couple of decades and aspiring to graduate from the least developed country (LDC) status, Lao PDR has developed a well-balanced policy framework for embracing the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Being a least developed country with...
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Analysing sustainable pathways and carbon reduction trajectories based on SSPs in Los Angeles to achieve a carbon neutral andsustainable city (Phase 1: SSP narratives)

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Under the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in 2015, Los Angeles has been strongly motivated to be a global leader by creating an achievable climate action plan and sustainable solutions. To meet its goals, the city has developed L.A.’ s Green New Deal, which is an expanded version of the first Sustainable City pLAn developed in 2015. This Green...
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10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
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In this presentation, the characteristics of different consumer segments and their carbon footprints will be examined based on the analysis of consumer expenditure and time-use survey data. It utilises anonymised survey microdata and carbon intensity from existing EEIOA databases and focuses on in-depth analysis of the relationships between...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
With the advent of high-spatial resolution (HSR) satellite imagery, urban land use/land cover (LULC) mapping has become one of the most popular applications in remote sensing. Due to the importance of context information (e.g., size/shape/texture) for classifying urban LULC features, Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) techniques are...
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Climate Change Symposium: Changing By Degrees Multidisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change
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Household consumption in the United States has significant impacts on climate change through the consumption of food, mobility, housing, consumer goods, leisure, and others. Consumer lifestyles and their climate change impacts vary significantly across consumer segments due to their household characteristics, and how they spend money and time. In...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science & Policy
Forest conservation is a key component of multilateral environmental agreements related to biodiversity conservation (Convention on Biological Diversity; CBD)) and climate change (UN Framework Convention on Climate Change; UNFCCC), and ambitious national commitments are essential to the implementation of these agreements. To understand the...
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Working Paper
IWMI Working Paper
Irrigated agriculture has become an important focus of the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) for addressing poverty alleviation, food security and climate change. Most irrigation systems to date have relied upon surface water, limiting irrigation development to areas close to streams, rivers and reservoirs. To address this gap, a...
Policy Report
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Vanessa
Timmer
Dwayne
Appleby
Cora
Hallsworth
The North American region consists of the United States of America and Canada, two geographically large countries with populations, industries, and environmental concerns that are both diverse and deeply integrated. This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the...