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Presentation

Japan’s recent policy response to critical materials issues

5th Meeting of OECD Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste
Author:
Shinsuke
MURAKAMI
Conference Proceeding

Comparison of Water Quality Management Framework in Asian Countries

International Water Association 1st Specialist Conference on Municipal Water Management and Sanitation in Developing Countiries

Water is an essential and valuable resource for Asian countries, both for daily existence and economic development. However, water degradation is now very apparent, caused by population increase, urbanisation, and economic growth in the region. The Asian region has transboundary water resources, so a regional approach to water quality management is...

Book Chapter
In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Author:
Hijioka, Y., E. Lin, J.J. Pereira, R.T. Corlett, X. Cui, G.E. Insarov, R.D. Lasco, E. Lindgren, and A. Surjan

Warming trends and increasing temperature extremes have been observed across most of the Asian region over the past century (high confidence). {24.3}
Water scarcity is expected to be a major challenge for most of the region as a result of increased water demand and lack of good management (medium confidence). {24.4.3}
The impacts of climate change...

Conference Proceeding

ISSUES AND CHALLENGES OF WATER AND WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN ASIA

Nexus Observatory Workshop on “Water-Wastewater-Soil Nexus in Asia, 11th-12th December 2014 in Hayama, Japan
Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development. Policies and Activities for Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan and the United States Environmental Protection Agency

Research Report Commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan