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Working Paper

Survey Questionnaire: Traditional and Emerging Values and Practices anchoring Sustainable/Low-carbon Development in Asia

Author:
Midori, Aoyagi-Usui
Opart
Panya
Kolopaking, Lala M.
Working Paper

In 2009, President Barack Obama and a majority Democratic 111th Congress came to office in a favorable position to enact federal climate legislation. But less than two years later prospects for passing that legislation dimmed considerably. Most explanations for this turn of events fault 1) institutional rules requiring bills receive a 60-vote supra...

Working Paper

Over the past five years, China has adopted increasingly ambitious reforms aimed at mitigating its greenhouse gases (GHGs). These reforms stand in sharp contrast to the view that China would struggle to craft a comprehensive climate policy due to conflicts with national interests and fragmented policymaking institutions. This paper argues that this...

Conference Proceeding

大連ワークショップ-バイオガス事業の発展と水平展開に向けた都市間協力

Working Paper

Investment in low carbon technologies has been growing over the past few years. However, in order to replace conventional high energy/high carbon intensity technologies with low carbon ones and reduce GHG emissions, innovative financial schemes are needed in order to effectively utilise limited global financing resources. Such limited financial...