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Conference Paper
Author:
Rudhi Sundar
Pradhan
The Government of India has set targets to reduce 85% of the use of Hydrofluoro Carbons (HFC) by 2047 (over the 2024-2026 average levels). Based on onsite visits to randomly selected seafood processing plants and cold storages in Andhra Pradesh State, India, the authors found that more than 70% of them use reciprocating compressors based on HFC...
Conference Paper
Compressed air systems account for 5-35% of electricity use among the Indian manufacturing sector. It shares a significant portion of the production cost, but its energy-efficiency measures are not widely applied in India yet. From 2011-18, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)...
Conference Paper
Author:
Ananda Mohan
Ghosh
The electric CO2 water source heat pumps (EHP) generate hot water and cold water simultaneously using the trans-critical cycle of the natural refrigerant CO2. Since their introduction in 2001, EHP were regarded as the next generation of low carbon technologies. The results from piloting EHP at two diary plants, one in Anand, Gujarat and other in...
Report Chapter
Industry, in the context of this chapter, is mostly confined to the strict definition of the word: -“economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories”. Industry has a major impact on nature and its biodi- versity in Asia and the Pacific, as it does elsewhere in the world. Industry impacts...
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In Global Environment Outlook - GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Author:
Christian
Loewe
Providing a decent life and well-being for nearly 10 billion1 people by 2050, without further compromising the ecological limits of our planet and its benefits, is one of the most serious challenges and responsibilities humanity has ever faced. People worldwide rely on the smooth functioning of Earth’s natural life-support systems, in different...
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In Global Environment Outlook - GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Author:
Paul
Lucas
Detlef
van Vuuren
Fintan
Hurley
An analysis of pathways towards sustainable development needs a long-term vision. Ideally, such a vision is summarized in a quantitative set of globally agreed key objectives or targets. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in September 2015, conceptualizes sustainable development through 17 SDGs and is further operationalized...
Conference Paper
ADB Conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Management and Adaptation
Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion projects and programs have been introduced globally in the past several decades. These financial inclusion instruments range between providing cash at hand to invest in...
Conference Paper

Carbon Pricing Policy in Japan

2016 Spring Conference of the Korean Association of Public Finance (KAPF)
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Conference Paper
Third Asian Energy Modelling Workshop on Carbon Pricing and Investment towards Low Emissions: Uncertainty and Potential
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There have been many proposals to address the competitiveness and carbon leakage concerns due to the asymmetric international arrangement for mitigating the global GHG emissions under the Kyoto Protocol. Carbon adjustment at the border has received special attention. The objective of border carbon adjustment (BCA) is to level the playing field...