This report presents the existing EIA systems and implementation practices in Thailand as of December 2014 and their challenges and recommendations. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the systems of assessment (EIA and environmental and health impact assessment or EHIA) and their procedures; Chapter 2 identifies major challenges and opportunities...
Research on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) has been based more on air pollution and energy models than how existing policies affect the model’s recommended actions. This article analyses how Thailand’s policies influenced attempts to control a critical source of SLCPs: open burning. In 2012, Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD) led...
Air pollution is now high on the policy agenda in East Asia. For example, the governments of China, Japan, and South Korea recently agreed to strengthen cooperation on air pollution at the Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting (TEMM) among the three countries in May 2013 after recent severe air pollution episodes in China...
Current status and future potential of the multi-pollutant approach to air pollution control in Japan, China, and South Korea