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T-20 Climate Change and Environment
Scientific evidence suggests that cumulative GHG emissions have already caused climate change, which tolled victims all over the world but quite often charged disproportionally high costs to poor segment of the world, and substantial mitigation actions are needed to avoid irreversible catastrophic change in ecosystems that underpin very human...
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ACIAR Policy Brief
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ACIAR
Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities from using groundwater for irrigation, and researchers have not demonstrated how to extract and use groundwater effectively for agriculture. A recent Australian-funded...
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This policy brief identifies approaches that could help achieve better synergies in implementing three major global frameworks dedicated to sustainable development (SD), disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) on the ground via programmatic integration, collaboration, capacity, and innovation. The salient messages from...
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Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment: Cases of China, Indonesia, and Japan

APN Global Change Perspectives
Author:
Joni Jupesta
Ping Jiang
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2012年12月のCOP18(カタール・ドーハ)において、日本をはじめ京都議定書第2約束期間に数値目標を提示しない国の京都メカニズムへの参加には大きな制限が課せられることとなりました。 本ポリシー・ブリーフでは、COP18決定による日本の京都メカニズム利用に関する制限を踏まえて、2013年以降に日本が取得可能な京都ユニットに対してもたらす影響を定量的に推計するとともに政策的な意味について考察しています。
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A series of decisions made at COP18 in Doha, Qatar imposes considerable restrictions on the use of the Kyoto mechanisms by countries that do not submit greenhouse gas reduction targets for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, including Japan. This policy brief overviews the limits to Japan’s use of the Kyoto mechanisms due to the...
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This brief aims to classify the MRV (Measuring or Monitoring, Reporting and Verification) system of GHG emissions/reductions according to its object, aim, methodology and implementation body to demonstrate that there are significant differences between each type of MRV system. It also suggests the need to develop of new type of MRV system for...
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MRV