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Working Paper
Author:
Manish Kumar Shrivastava
・ Synergising PAT with International mechanisms is expected to face methodological challenges and raise concerns about double counting. ・ Stakeholders observe possibility of stringent MRV measures if linked with international mechanisms. ・ PAT scheme may make necessary methodological adjustments and procedural modifications to fit into...
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Asia could accrue significant air quality, public health, and climate co-benefits from mitigating short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) such as black carbon and tropospheric ozone (O3). Realizing these co-benefits will require bridging a research-policy divide. This policy brief outlines pragmatic steps to help narrow that divide in Asia.
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At the sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP16) for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), countries agreed to limit the global mean temperature increase to below two degree Celsius compared to before industrialization. This decision was made together with an agreement to periodically review the adequacy of the long...
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Impact Assessment of Energy Efficiency Improvement in the Residential Sector in Japan

IIASA YSSP Report
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The ISWA World Solid Waste Congress 2012, 17-19 September 2012, Florence, Italy
Open dumping and landfilling are the two predominant waste disposal methods in Thailand. In 2009, only 23% of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) was separated for recycling. As far as on land disposal is concerned, it has been estimated that 47% of collected waste is being landfilled and 53% is being openly dumped. These simple MSW management methods are...