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Policy Brief

Solid waste management is a common, as well as a primary, environmental concern for many cities in developing countries. Despite the fact, Surabaya City, the second largest city in Indonesia with a population of three million, has successfully reduced its waste generation by more than 20% over a short period of time. The city has intensively...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Applied Energy

In Asia, as elsewhere in the world, countries rushed to promote biofuels during the dramatic oil price increases of 2007-2008 as way to enhance energy security, without waiting for the settlement of controversial debates about the environmental effects of biofuels, especially their effects on greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, and...

Book Chapter
In Natural and Man-Made Disasters: Hazards, Preparedness and Mitigation

This chapter was aimed at development professionals and disaster risk reduction professionals who wish to integrate climate change considerations in their local level planning and practices. The chapter explores the linkages between development and disaster risks and discusses how climate change has brought additional risks to developing countries...

Discussion Paper

Remarks:

This paper was revised and the new title is 'Practical guide for improved organic waste management: climate benefits through the 3Rs in developing Asian countries'. The authors recommend readers to follow the revised version that has corrected proof and updating data on waste generation and national policies relevant with waste management...

PR, Newsletter or Other

-持続可能なアジア太平洋に向けて―新たな国際フォーラム「ISAP」が始動
-アジアの主要排出途上国と将来枠組みの選択肢について対話
-持続可能な消費のための教育(ESC)―日中韓地域ワークショップで意見交換
-日中環境協力の進展に向けて―CDM分野の協力実施に関する覚書を締結
-低炭素社会国際研究ネットワーク(LCS-RNet)第一回年次会合―活発化する低炭素社会研究
-研究者の視点(森林減少・劣化からの温室効果ガス排出削減(REDD)―REDDの可能性と懸念)
-「アジア太平洋気候変動適応ネットワーク」の設立
-IGESがアジア太平洋水フォーラム「水知識ハブ」の地下水担当機関に就任
-IGESとICIMODが戦略的研究協力協定を締結
-高校生と「地球環境問題と持続可能な開発」を考える

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