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The IGES NDC Database compiles the main features of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which were communicated by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in order to present the targets and measures that will be taken in order to implement the Paris Agreement, according to countries’ national...
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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European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) Conference in Japan
Author:
Marco
Reggiani
Low birth rates, restrictive immigration policies, and decades of economic stagnation are marking Japan’s transition to a post-growth society. All levels of government have hurried to address the new challenges ahead. In this desperate run for survival, the development of new high-speed railway lines in peripheral areas has been met with high...
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"Looking at the World History of Planning" The 18th International Planning History Society Conference - Yokohama, July 2018
The rapid housing development that accompanied the high economic growth starting in 1960s Japan forced local governments to incur significant expenses for investment in public infrastructure. Therefore, many local governments established guidance on impact fees in relation to housing developments, which significantly relieved some of the financial...
Conference Paper
The 97th Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Author:
Russ Bona
Frazila
Febri
Zukhruf
Jongga
Jihanny
Kardina
Nawassa
Pedestrianization programs hold promise to encourage non-motorized transport (NMT) in rapidly motorizing cities. But successful implementation of these programs depends on whether they meet the needs of urban residents. This article aims to assess how Bandung, Indonesia—a fast-growing city of 2.3 million people—is meeting those needs with a...
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Proceeding of The Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
Author:
Russ Bona
Frazila
Febri
Zukhruf
Jongga
Jihanny
Kardina
Nawassa
The benefits of walking have recently inspired considerable research on the relationships between pedestrian choices and numerous built environment factors. These relationships are then elaborated using walkability indices for the meso- the micro-levels. Despite important advances in micro-level research, the walkability concept is based chiefly on...