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Working Paper

This is the summary of a working paper to strengthen linkage between UNFCCC and Cities for transformative actions. In order to accomplish 2-degree Celsius target, national target and local climate change actions should be linked. UNFCCC/COP needs a mechanism linking the mid-term national vision, and climate change actions by the Non-State Actor...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management

As resource consumption rates soar, especially in rapidly industrialising Asia, improving resource efficiency will be an important agenda. This study analyses socio-economic conditions and policy statements on natural resources in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines,
Thailand, and Vietnam, to explore their motivation for resource efficiency...

Working Paper

This paper assesses the potential for improving the CO2 intensity of Japan’s electricity sector—the units of carbon dioxide emitted per units of electricity generated—by examining the potential for the feasibility of restarting nuclear power plants and increasing renewable electricity generation by 2030. The analysis shows that, utilizing these two...

Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development activities for the Environmental Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States

Book Chapter
In Urban Climate Change Research Network - Earth Institute, Columbia University

The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) released the Summary for City Leaders of the Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2) at the COP21 Climate Summit for Local Leaders in Paris City Hall on December 4, 2015. According to UCCRN Co-Director Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies...

Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Author:
Milben
BRAGAIS
MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa
MACANDOG Paula Beatrice

We developed a method for mapping residential areas using freely available satellite imagery. The resultant residential area map can be used for risk assessment (e.g. to estimate the population living in a flood-prone area). Our method can be applied for flood risk assessment in other watersheds in the future.