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Peer-reviewed Article
In Science of The Total Environment
Author:
Mohammad
Arif
Ramesh
Kumar
Rajesh
Kumar
In India, air pollution from the burning of fossil fuels in industries, biomass burning, agricultural residue burning and transportation is the fifth greatest cause of mortality. India's Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) region is one of the greatest source of emissions in India. The region is not only home to significant emissions of conventional...
Peer-reviewed Article
In sustainability
Author:
Andante
Hadi Pandyaswargo
Michael
Knaus
Hiroshi
Onoda
Faezeh
Mahichi
Yanghui
Guo
Due to its ability to recover both material and energy from organic waste, biogas technology is considered one of the best technology for treating organic waste. While in many emerging Asian countries more than 50% of municipal waste is organic waste, the amount of organic waste treated with biogas technology remains very limited. This study...
Data or Tool
Ecology Note – Towards Clean and Beautiful Capital City – is a supplementary material for primary school teachers who wish to introduce environmental education for the first time, or for those who want to enhance the scope of educational work in addition to what is already taught in the classrooms. The scope of environmental education is wide...
Data or Tool
The Emission Quantification Tool (EQT) has been developed to support a rapid assessment of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), (i.e, black carbon), associated with municipal solid waste management in a city/country, considering all the phases of the life cycle. Specifically intended for policymakers and practitioners...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Atmospheric environment
Author:
Mohammed
Arif
Rajesh
Kumar
Ramesh
Kumar
Ramesh P
Singh
Gupta
Akhilesh
Black Carbon (BC) has been widely recognized as the second largest source of territorial and global climate change as well as a threat to human health. There has been serious concern of BC emission and its impact in Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) due to the use of biomass and fossil fuels for cooking, transportation and industrial activities. An...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
Author:
Russ Bona
Frazila
Febri
Zukhruf
Kardina
Nawassa
Jongga
Jihanny
Due to its significance for bringing the considerably benefit to the transportation network performance, the several initiatives has been proposed for evaluating and improving the pedestrian facilities. However, such efforts are generally conducted within the framework of walkability, which typically put the attention to the walker perspectives...
Data or Tool
Author:
ADB
This training manual is based on a series of workshops on gender and climate change held in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam in the context of the ADB regional technical assistance program 'Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women' (RETA 7914). The manual provides trainers, policy makers, and practitioners with background...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Existing research on business participation in voluntary environmental programs emphasizes a variety of explanations, including regulatory pressure and incentives, market pressure, self-regulation, and firm size. However, most of this literature focuses on cases from North America and Europe. The contribution of this research is to examine how well...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Sustainable Society
Author:
Xiaofeng
Zhou
This paper examines a new initiative to build a region-based air quality management system in the People's Republic of China, and identify its key features, significance and potential challenges. This Guideline on Strengthening Joint Prevention and Control of Atmospheric Pollution to Improve Air Quality is a major new policy initiative developed by...