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Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Author:
Milben
BRAGAIS
MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa
MACANDOG Paula Beatrice

We developed a method for mapping residential areas using freely available satellite imagery. The resultant residential area map can be used for risk assessment (e.g. to estimate the population living in a flood-prone area). Our method can be applied for flood risk assessment in other watersheds in the future.

Working Paper
Author:
KHAN Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY M.A. Baqui

This study attempted to assess household level loss and damage resulting from three cyclones –Sidr, Aila and Mahasen – in Khulna, Patuakhali and Satkhira districts for a sample of households, the coping strategies they adopted, the determinants of these coping strategies, and the role of microfinance in coping and adapting in the aftermath of...

Working Paper
Author:
KHAN Md. Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY, M.D. Baqui

This paper examined the role of access to microfinance as an ex-ante measure of income
smoothing on the coping strategies of poor households in north-western Bangladesh during the
phenomenon of seasonal food insecurity known as monga. The analysis suggests that the
nature and intensity of coping strategies adopted by households depends on their
ass...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production

Existing research on business participation in voluntary environmental programs emphasizes a variety of explanations, including regulatory pressure and incentives, market pressure, self-regulation, and firm size. However, most of this literature focuses on cases from North America and Europe. The contribution of this research is to examine how well...

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...

Working Paper

On 17 July 2015, the Japanese government unveiled its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 26% below FY 2013 levels by FY 2030 (25.4% reduction below FY 2005 levels). The government also approved the outlook for long-term energy supply and demand, which stipulates that in 2030 the share...

Policy Brief

Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment: Cases of China, Indonesia, and Japan

APN Global Change Perspectives
Author:
Joni Jupesta
Ping Jiang
Discussion Paper

Based on the current status of the JCM as a scheme, the working paper discusses how it will contribute to realising additional greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The JCM that the Government of Japan advances jointly with partnering developing country governments is a mechanism for implementing projects that deliver greenhouse gas emissions...

Discussion Paper

国連気候変動枠組条約(UNFCCC)の下、各国が2020年以降の約束草案を提出する中、市場メカニズムの役割が重要である。このうち、二国間クレジット制度(JCM)は、UNFCCCの究極的な目的である気候変動の安定化に貢献する、新たな市場メカニズムである。本稿では、JCMの制度構築の現状に基づき、JCMによる追加的な排出削減への貢献について考察する。

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English version: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6150