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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...
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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...
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Annual meeting on society of environmental impact assessment
Author:
Naoya
Abe
Keizo
Fukushima
akiko
Urago
While many Asian countries have introduced EIA systems, there is still room to improve the systems and to strengthen. Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold Ministry of the Environment in Japan hold "Asia EIA Conference...
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International Sustainable Transitions Conference IST 2016
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The literature on sustainability transitions is goal oriented, aiming at changing the future, unlike traditional social science which focuses mainly on explaining the past and the present. In order to develop strategies for changing the future, this literature has developed various theories of change, based on some analysis of the past, but mostly...
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Carbon Pricing Policy in Japan

2016 Spring Conference of the Korean Association of Public Finance (KAPF)
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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...
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23rd International Input-Output Conference, 22-26 June 2015, Mexico City
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The Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development has identified green economy as one of the important tools for achieving sustainable development, which can provide a significant opportunity to the shift to a new global economic paradigm. Mobilising investments at the economy-wide level towards green sectors and to the greening of...
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57th Autumn Conference of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan
In this study, we investigated trends in the use of remote sensing (RS) to address some major global environmental issues to see if it is being increasingly or decreasingly used to address each issue. We considered several land, water, air, and integrated Earth system issues. Of the 12 environmental issues we considered, there was an increasing...
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65th International Astronautical Congress
Author:
Masami
ONODA
Yasuko
KASAI
Setsuko
AOKI
Akiko
AIZAWA
The goal of this research is to develop a method for quantitative and objective assessment of the effect of satellite Earth observations on environmental policy. For this purpose, as an initial case study, the protection of the ozone layer is taken up to analyze the different phases and processes where satellite observations might have had an...