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Book Chapter
In Media and Disaster Risk Reduction Advances, Challenges and Potentials
Author:
Suman
Basnet
Rajib
Shaw
Dhrupad
Chaudhury

The Himalaya and Hindu Kush Region (HKH) is one of the world's most fragile ecosystems in terms of climate change and its impacts, such as, slow- and fast-onset disasters. Traditionally, nature and human beings have co-existed in this area with indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) systems and practices being used in different ways, such as for...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Dai
Xiaoai
Penglan
Luo
Kai
Yang
Linxin
Dong
Qiang
Wang
Chao
Liu
Naiwen
Li
Heng
Lu
Lei
Ma
Zhengli
Yang
Yuanzhi
Yao

Research on the service values of urban ecosystems is a hot topic of ecological studies in the current era of rapid urbanization. To quantitatively estimate the ecosystem service value in Chengdu, China from the perspectives of natural ecology and social ecology, the technologies of remote sensing (RS) and geographic information system (GIS) are...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Geomorphology
Author:
Haireti
Alifu
Jean-Francois
Vuillaume
Yukiko
Hirabayashi

Debris cover on glacier surfaces hampers the accurate detection of debris-covered ice using traditional techniques based on image band ratios. Therefore, this study tests a new automatic classification scheme for hierarchical mapping of glacier surfaces based on machine learning classifiers including k-nearest neighbors (KNN), support vector...

Technical Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio

This report demonstrates that changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are a critical and integral part of the solutions package to addressing climate change. The report fills a gap in the existing research by establishing global targets for lifestyle carbon footprints, examining current consumption patterns and their impacts on...

Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio

This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Author:
Tiantian
Feng
Ming
Xu

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, set 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets. 232 indicators were proposed as the global framework for monitoring the progress made in achieving SDGs. SDG targets and their corresponding indicators interact with each other forming an...

Commissioned Report

平成26 年度 日中韓三カ国環境大臣会合共同研究実施事業 「北東アジアの環境ガバナンスに係る共同研究」 報告書

Discussion Paper
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上海市は都市化規模と現代化水準の高まるにつれ、突発的な事件を誘発する要素も増えている。上海で発生する自然災害や人為災害の種類が多く、発生頻度も高いが、現在の上海市の総合減災システムは決して完全な状態にあるとは言えず、都市の災害防御能力もまだ比較的弱い。如何に都市安全や市民生命と財産を保障するかはすでに政府の優先課題となっている。本文はこのような状況を踏まえ、上海市民に対するアンケート調査結果に基づき、上海市民の防災減災意識を明らかにした上で、上海市の取組みの弱点について分析する。更に、防災減災教育や意識向上の重要性やその方策についても述べる。

Commissioned Report
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Background and objectives
On 5-6 May 2013 the 15th Tripartite Environmental Ministers Meetings (TEMM15) was held in Kitakyushu, where the three countries engaged in opinion exchange on ten priority areas for environmental cooperation. From 2014, recommendations were made to specifically prioritise the strengthening of policy dialogue, collaborative...

Discussion Paper

关于上海市构建“弹性城市”的现状分析及政策建议

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