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Peer-reviewed Article
In International Energy Journal
Abstract – ASEAN+3 countries have committed to promote renewable energy through regional cooperation (for example, the June 2004 Ministerial Statement "Forging Closer ASEAN+3 Energy Partnership” and the January 2007 Cebu Declaration on East Asian Energy Security), and many have also established national renewable energy promotion policies. Despite...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Geochemistry and Health
Arsenic contamination in groundwater is of increasing concern because of its high toxicity and widespread occurrence. This study is an effort to trace the factors responsible for arsenic enrichment in groundwater of the middle Gangetic Plain of India through major ion chemistry, arsenic speciation, sediment grain-size analyses, and multivariate...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Management Review
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Current national GHG inventory which is based on producer responsibility does not consider emissions embodied in international trade. According to the Kyoto Protocol, industrialised countries have committed to collectively reduce their GHG emissions to an average of 5% against 1990 levels over the period 2008-2012. The Protocol does not commit...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy
Author:
Dong Yanli
Ishikawa Masanobu
Wang Can
By using the latest China–Japan input–output data sets and the index decomposition analysis (IDA) approach, this article analyzes the driving forces of CO2 emissions embodied in trade between the two countries during 1990–2000. We found that the growth of trade volume had a large influence on the increase of CO2 emissions embodiments in bilateral...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy
Author:
Masanobu Ishikawa
Can Wang
Yanli Dong
Wenling Liu
This paper examines CO2 emissions embodied in Japan-China trade. Besides directly quantifying the flow of CO2 emissions between the two countries by using a traditional input-output (IO) model, this study also estimates the effect of bilateral trade to CO2 emissions by scenario analysis. The time series of quantifications indicate that CO2...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Author:
Qinqin Yu
Tetsuro Fujitsuka
Beibei Liu
Jun Bi
This paper analyzes the functions of a government-oriented disclosure program in China, which rates company environmental performance into five colors and discloses the results to the public. The rating results and their annual changes during 2005–2007 are statistically summarized by using the detailed database provided by municipal environmental...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Author:
Can Wang
Tetsuro Fujitsuka
This paper develops an analytical framework based on the reasoned action theory and discusses the environmental activism (EA) of residents living close to the polluting companies. The data was collected by a questionnaire survey conducted in August of 2009 in Suzhou city of Jiangsu Province, China, which successfully obtained a total of 343 valid...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Management
Author:
Beibei Liu
Qinqin Yu
Jun Bi
Tetsuro Fujitsuka
Environmentalism in China is under transformation from the traditional command and control model to emphasize the advantages of economic tools and encourage the participation of the public. Firms are much more aware of the importance of environmental issues, and some of them have practiced environmental activities beyond compliance. In order to...
Peer-reviewed Article
In The Journal of Sustainable Agriculture
The benefits of organic agriculture have not been realized to its full potential even though the organic market has been steadily expanding due to rapid economic growth and increasing environmental and health concerns in Asia. Organic agriculture has largely been promoted under the umbrella of low chemical and environmentally friendly agriculture...