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Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development activities for the Environmental Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States

Conference Paper

Pro-rural policies and the people’s capacity to aspire: Observations of the use of financial resources in the villages of Thailand

the 5th Annual Conference of Japan Association for Human Security Studies
Working Paper

This paper assesses the potential for improving the CO2 intensity of Japan’s electricity sector—the units of carbon dioxide emitted per units of electricity generated—by examining the potential for the feasibility of restarting nuclear power plants and increasing renewable electricity generation by 2030. The analysis shows that, utilizing these two...

Book Chapter
In Urban Climate Change Research Network - Earth Institute, Columbia University

The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) released the Summary for City Leaders of the Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2) at the COP21 Climate Summit for Local Leaders in Paris City Hall on December 4, 2015. According to UCCRN Co-Director Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies...

Conference Proceeding
EcoDesign 2015

Economic analysis of environmental policy asserts that the negative impact of economic activities on the environment constitutes an externality. Environmental policies are designed to deal with externalities either by internalizing environmental costs or imposing specific standards for environmental pollution. In this research we aim to clarify the...

Working Paper

This is the summary of a working paper to strengthen linkage between UNFCCC and Cities for transformative actions. In order to accomplish 2-degree Celsius target, national target and local climate change actions should be linked. UNFCCC/COP needs a mechanism linking the mid-term national vision, and climate change actions by the Non-State Actor...