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Household Hazardous Waste Management: Experiences in Japan and other countries/regions

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Commentary on Green Economy Assessment Report of Kenya

UNEP Green Economy Week
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Discussion Paper
Author:
Christopher W.JONES
The European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS) is currently the world’s largest market for trading greenhouse gas (GHG) emission allowances (also referred to as permits or credits), and is the EU’s ‘flagship’ climate change mitigation policy. However, in its first eight years the EU-ETS has not been the driver of domestic EU climate change...
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1. Exploring the catalysts for sustainable building in Europe 2. Case Studies of Individual Buildings a) High Tech approach: House R128 by Sobek b) Re-Using existing structures: Air Raid Shelter c) Greening architecture and cities: Vertical Gardens d) Re-discovering old building materials: Wooden high-rise building 3. Community level Case-Studies...
Discussion Paper
In mitigating climate change, the Kyoto Protocol requires Annex I countries to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In achieving their targets, the Kyoto Protocol allows the countries to use the Kyoto Mechanisms (KM), including emissions trading (ET), which is recognized as one of the most cost-effective ways. Prior to the official start of...
Policy Report
The guidelines and recommendations for promoting local participation in forest management for Indonesia, Lao P.D.R. and Far East Russia, as the outcome of the second phase research (FY2001-FY2003) of the IGES Forest Conservation Project.This guidelines and recommendations consist of (i) village action guidelines (VAG) for villagers and other...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Forest research
Currently, many researchers argue in favor of decentralization, as it facilitates more locally based and innovative forest policy. However, many local government administrations, especially those of municipalities, lack sufficient resources to function efficiently under a decentralized regime. There is an urgent need to reassess administrative...