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Climate Change Symposium: Changing By Degrees Multidisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change
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Household consumption in the United States has significant impacts on climate change through the consumption of food, mobility, housing, consumer goods, leisure, and others. Consumer lifestyles and their climate change impacts vary significantly across consumer segments due to their household characteristics, and how they spend money and time. In...
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Role of information platform for integrated lake basin management (ILBM) in Asia: Lessons and pathways for SDGs
ILBM is an approach for achieving sustainable management of lakes and reservoirs through gradual, continuous and holistic improvement of basin governance, including sustained efforts for integration of institutional responsibilities, policy directions, stakeholder participation, scientific and traditional knowledge, technological possibilities, and...
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Inception Workshop of the Project on Low Carbon and Resilient Urban Food Systems
This presentation outlines the application of the ecological debt index (EDI) concept to assess urban households from the point of urban food systems. The concept is being developed for application in a UNEP 10FYP project being implemented in India in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Agriculture (CSA). The EDI enables users to assess...
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The 12th Policy Consultation Forum of Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth
The presentation discussed importance of nexus approach for sustainable use of environmental resources. Taking the case of India, it presented how current sectoral approach approaches creates trade-off. It also suggested solutions to minimize trade-off and capture multiple benefits across the water energy and food nexus.
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Workshop on “Harnessing of Water-Energy-Food Nexus for Making Path of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to Country Actions”
In the first part, the author provided a background on the newly adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nation General Assembly on 25th September 2015, along with a set of 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon referred as a universal, integrated and...
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Groundwater irrigation for climate-proof agriculture in Lao PDR: How the country could benefit from international experiences?

2nd WORLD IRRIGATION FORUM
Author:
Hiromasa
Hamada
Anousith
Keophoxay
Paul
Pavelic
Corentin
Clement
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Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (SEEPS)
Industrialized economies have been locked-into fossil fuel based energy systems through a path dependent process driven by technological and institutional increasing returns to scale. Indonesia which is experiencing rapid economic expansion, however, could choose not to repeat the same path by adopting precautionary actions that would divert the...