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Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
The paper narrates a pilot study to understand disaster preparedness among foreign residents living in Japan, using typhoon Hagibis as a reference. We empirically evaluated an individual disaster preparedness framework following the 72-h golden rule of disaster survival. The framework consisted of 14 variables, and responses were collected over a...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Hitesh
Supe
Dou
Jie
Netranada
Sahu
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Ali P
Yunus
The novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has brought countries around the world to a standstill in the early part of 2020. Several nations and territories around the world insisted their population stay indoors for practicing social distance in order to avoid infecting the disease. Consequently, industrial activities, businesses, and all modes of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Climate Change
Author:
Sonal
Bindal
Anand
Kumar
Javed
Mallick
Satyanarayan
Shashtri
Chander Kumar
Singh
Groundwater arsenic (As) contamination is a health threat for millions of people in the Gangetic plains of India. It is, therefore, critical to understand the mechanism of As enrichment to reduce the As exposure. Geochemical analysis of 30 groundwater samples collected across the banks of River Sharda was performed for the identification of major...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Geomorphology
Author:
Haireti
Alifu
Jean-Francois
Vuillaume
Yukiko
Hirabayashi
Debris cover on glacier surfaces hampers the accurate detection of debris-covered ice using traditional techniques based on image band ratios. Therefore, this study tests a new automatic classification scheme for hierarchical mapping of glacier surfaces based on machine learning classifiers including k-nearest neighbors (KNN), support vector...
Commentary (Op. Ed)

「石炭火力輸出への公的支援」方針に対するコメント:抜け穴をふさぐため、パリ協定と整合した時間軸にそった脱炭素化支援が求められる

新「インフラシステム輸出戦略」骨子が策定された。その中で、相手国の脱炭素化に向けた戦略・政策の策定支援を通じた「脱炭素移行政策誘導型インフラ輸出支援」が基本方針として示され、新規の石炭火力輸出への公的支援を行わないという原則が明記された。この方向性は歓迎されるものの、現在進行形の石炭火力輸出への公的支援が継続される他、例外として認められる新規石炭火力の支援要件が、パリ協定とは整合しない形で運用される懸念が残る。要件の慎重な適用・運用が求められる。
Commentary (Op. Ed)
「非効率石炭火力の段階的廃止」方針に対するコメント:方針はパリ協定と整合的ではなく、発電部門全体での排出ネットゼロ化を目指した措置が必要である。 第5次エネルギー基本計画及び長期戦略における、石炭火力発電のフェードアウトに関する記述に不正確なところがありました。お詫びして訂正いたします。
Fact Sheet
Author:
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
John Vincent
Pleto
Key point Analyzed several water quality parameters (pH, electrical conductivity (EC), total dissolved solids (TDS), Chloride (Cl), and temperature) based on 35 well samples collected by local government staff in Oriental Mindoro Province of the Philippines. Cl- concentration was calculated using salinity values based on Equation: Sal (ppt) = 0...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Studies
Energy transition has been gaining significant policy attention in India, especially in the backdrop of the concerns about growing emissions from fossil fuels and the need for cleaner energy services. However, this has been one of the strategic dilemmas for the country. On the one hand, the increasing demand for fossil fuels is prompting critical...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Due to the cumulative effects of rapid urbanization, population growth and climate change, many inland and coastal water bodies around the world are experiencing severe water pollution. To help make land-use and climate change adaptation policies more effective at a local scale, this study used a combination of participatory approaches and computer...