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Working Paper

Over the past five years, China has adopted increasingly ambitious reforms aimed at mitigating its greenhouse gases (GHGs). These reforms stand in sharp contrast to the view that China would struggle to craft a comprehensive climate policy due to conflicts with national interests and fragmented policymaking institutions. This paper argues that this...

Working Paper

Investment in low carbon technologies has been growing over the past few years. However, in order to replace conventional high energy/high carbon intensity technologies with low carbon ones and reduce GHG emissions, innovative financial schemes are needed in order to effectively utilise limited global financing resources. Such limited financial...

Working Paper
The1st World Sustainability Forum
Author:
Satoshi
Shimano

The education and business sectors are both important in every nation's progress. Hence developing the human capacity within them in the context of education for sustainable development (ESD) is vital in the transition towards sustainability. With the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development drawing to the last third of its phase, evaluation...

Working Paper

In 2009, President Barack Obama and a majority Democratic 111th Congress came to office in a favorable position to enact federal climate legislation. But less than two years later prospects for passing that legislation dimmed considerably. Most explanations for this turn of events fault 1) institutional rules requiring bills receive a 60-vote supra...

Conference Paper
34TH IAEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

This study analyzes the price linkage among the U.S. major energy sources, considering structural breaks in time series. We use the Johansen cointegration method and find that only weak linkage sustains among the NYMEX WTI crude oil, Brent crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, coal, natural gas, uranium, and ethanol futures prices. Our tests reveal...

Conference Paper
Regional Development Dialogue (RDD)
Author:
Alice
Sharp
Chau, Kim Heng

This paper reviews current status of urban solid waste management in Cambodia and Thailand, and describes three urban organic waste utilization projects based on composting and anaerobic digestion. The multiple benefits of these three case studies are analysed, including the effects on solid waste management, agriculture and food production, energy...