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Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
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Research on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) has been based more on air pollution and energy models than how existing policies affect the model’s recommended actions. This article analyses how Thailand’s policies influenced attempts to control a critical source of SLCPs: open burning. In 2012, Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD) led...
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YCU-IGES Joint Seminar on Low-Carbon and Smart Cities
The YCU - IGES Joint Seminar on Low-Carbon and Smart Cities was held on 24 and 26 July 2012 on the occasion of the 4th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2012), in Yokohama, Japan. The seminar was composed of two parts: Part 1 on “Urban Challenges for a Green and Smart Economy”, and Part 2 on “Urbanization Knowledge...
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The 2nd International Conference of the Partnership for Education and Research about Responsible Living (PERL): Beyond Consumption - Pathways to Responsible Living
This paper provides a discussion of the methodological challenges that are faced in trying to evaluate the effectiveness of Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) policies and programmes. Two as-pects of behaviour change are investigated: the driving factors and conditions for behaviour change towards SC and the ways in which governments can...
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There is a pressing need to build an effective framework for international cooperation on the atmospheric environment in order to solve the problem of transboundary air pollution, which has become apparent in recent years in East Asia. However, there are gaps among countries with regard to their opinions on transboundary air pollution and their...
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The problem of transboundary air pollution has become increasingly evident in East Asia in recent years and there is a pressing need to build an effective framework for international cooperation on the atmospheric environment. However, there are gaps among countries with regard to their views on transboundary air pollution and their stances on...
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The1st World Sustainability Forum
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...
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International Sociological Association - XVII World Congress of Sociology
IGES began research on environmental education in 1998, and in 2005 refocused on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in conjunction with the launching of the UN Decade of ESD. In the current year specifically, a critical need was identified to investigate how ESD moves beyond the formal education sector and into the informal sector to help...