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Climate actions by non-Party stakeholders, including companies, have a significant potential to fill the gap in the global emissions reductions trajectory. While accountability of countries as Parties to the Paris Agreement will be ensured under a new ‘transparency framework’ stipulated in Article 13 of the Paris Agreement, accountability of non...

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To promote measures against global warming based on the Paris Agreement, and to ensure transition to decarbonised societies, it is important to link long-term targets/strategies with short- or mid-term concrete policy targets. As of August 2017, 155 “Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)” were submitted to UNFCCC (from 182 countries). In 2015...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Environmental Research

Article 5 of the Paris Agreement specifies implementation of REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) through results-based payments. Currently, however, REDD+ resultsbased financing is insufficient for incentivizing full implementation of REDD+ by developing countries. In this article, we examine how a new bilateral...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Environmental Research
Author:
Minoru
Morita

This study analysed the greenhouse gas (GHG) abatement cost of renewable energy projects developed through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in China, India and ASEAN countries. The results from this study show that the average abatement cost for all renewable energy technology including biomass, hydro, wind and solar renewable energy in ASEAN...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate and Development
Author:
Divya
Mohan
Himani
Upadhyay

Indicator-based approaches have been used extensively for measuring adaptation. Adopting participatory approaches helps in contextualizing the global level and generic indicators to suit the local-level conditions for measuring adaptation
effectiveness. This paper discusses the application of a methodology for identifying a set of adaptation...

Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境情報科学 学術研究論文集

本論の目的は,インドネシアの気候変動緩和対策の現状を明らかにし,また,その実施上の課題を明確化することである。特に政権交代後の政策面や組織・調整面の動向に着目し,潜在的な課題・阻害要因につき,インタビュー調査や文献調査により検討を行う。その結果,関係ステークホルダー間の連携や調整の強化,緩和計画などの政策面の強化が今後の緩和対策実施上の課題として確認された。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Author:
Weishi
Zhang
David
Stern
Wenjia
Cai
Can
Wang

Households may imperfectly implement energy saving measures. This study identifies two factors resulting in imperfect use of energy-saving technology by households. Households often continue to use old technologies alongside new ones, and the energy-saving technologies have shorter actual lifetimes than their designed lifetimes. These two factors...

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Recognising the need to integrate DRR and CCA into policies and institutions in The ASEAN Member States, JICA has supported implementation of a project on ‘Strengthening Institutional and Policy Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Integration’. The...

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In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia

The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between the developed and developing countries of Asia...

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In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia
Author:
Nandakumar
Janardhanan

Developing Asia’s growing demand for fossil fuels not only adds pressure on the domestic economy of each country due to higher energy bills but also strangulates the region’s environmental health with the growing emissions. The need for poverty reduction and economic development simultaneously forces the region to continue to depend heavily on...