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In Greenhouse Gas Market Report 2011
Over the past decade, Japan has an emerging carbon market, which was non-existent before the Kyoto protocol. While there have been discussions regarding cap-and-trade at the national level, compulsory policies remain extremely controversial with particularly strong opposition from the industrial sector. Currently, Japan has decided neither to...
In Crop Adaptation to Climate Change
Climate change poses a serious threat to developmental aspirations of most countries in Southeast Asia. The historical observations indicated general warming over the entire region with variations in the degree of warming and localized impacts. The Mekong River basin, which is the largest basin in the region that provides livelihoods for millions...
In Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation
There have been a lot of debates around the concerns of international competitiveness and carbon leakage which are related to the asymmetric implementation of climate policies in the Annex I and non-Annex I countries as a result of the Kyoto Protocol. Border adjustment measures (BAM), in particular border tax adjustment (BTA), are proposed to...
The report “Resource Efficiency: Economics and Outlook for Asia and the Pacific (REEO)” is the result of a unique collaboration between four leading regional institutes. Main author is the Australian research organization SCIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organizsation) and the contributors include the Institute for Global...