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Discussion Paper
Kei-Ichiro Kanamoto
Lu Xiang Chun

Environmental regulatory measures, such as emissions trading system, are popular options adopted by many nations and regions, and how they affect corporate activities and behavior as well as the international competitiveness of industries is of a vital interest to stakeholders. The paper analyzes a number of previous studies on this subject and...

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...

Discussion Paper

As the largest developing country with about one sixth of global population and as a leading economy in South Asia, India has a key role in addressing the climate change issues. The country’s growing fossil fuel consumption and increasing carbon emission are key factors that necessitate considerable efforts towards climate change mitigation. The...

Discussion Paper

This paper analyzes the content and incentives for low carbon reforms in China’s 11th and 12th Five Year Plans. The analysis finds that China adopted a progressive slate of command-control reforms in the 11th Five Year Plan and strengthened their implementation with performance-based compliance incentives. In the 12th Five Year Plan China appears...

Policy Report

The establishment of MRV systems for mitigation actions by developing countries and international support is a subject of debate at the highest level, both domestically and internationally. This report provides a synopsis and analysis of many key issues surrounding the current state of MRV, while providing examples of how the effective use of MRV...

"Environmental Technology System 2010" Course, Faculty of Environment and


Special lecture for the course "Environmental Technology System 2010" of the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan. (2 Dec. 2010 Fujisawa, Japan)
慶応義塾大学環境情報学部「環境技術システム論」特別講義(2010年12月2日 慶應大学藤沢キャンパス)

Nagoya University Global Environmental Leaders Program

This presentation is about how developing countries are placed within the issue of climate change building debate over who should take the burden and why. It begins with the circumstances of developing countries both as contributors to the climate change in terms of GHG emissions and as receivers of climate change impacts. In this context...

Tripartite Green Economic Policy Seminar

Following the Tripartite Joint Action Plan on Environmental Cooperation adopted in the Tripartite Environmental Ministers Meeting among Korea, China, and Japan, the Tripartite Green Economic Policy Seminar was held on 2-3 December 2010 in Beijing, P. R. China.

In the session on Overall Progress of Green Economy, Dr. Takashi Yano gave a...

Conference Proceeding

This is a full-length forum report of the "International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2010)" held in Yokohama, Japan on 12-13 July 2010.


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