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Annual meeting on society of environmental impact assessment
Author:
Naoya
Abe
Keizo
Fukushima
akiko
Urago

While many Asian countries have introduced EIA systems, there is still room to improve the systems and to strengthen. Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold "Asia EIA Conference...

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International Sustainable Transitions Conference IST 2016
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The literature on sustainability transitions is goal oriented, aiming at changing the future, unlike traditional social science which focuses mainly on explaining the past and the present. In order to develop strategies for changing the future, this literature has developed various theories of change, based on some analysis of the past, but mostly...

Conference Paper
International Sustainable Transitions Conference IST 2016

The question of how to assess the societal impact of transition research conducted by specific research organizations is a very important but difficult challenge, especially in short planning periods of 1 or even 2 to 5 years used by most organizations. This is because social systems are very complex, and changes in them are caused by many complex...