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Author:
Korakanh
Pasomsouk

The objective of this report is to facilitate local governments in decision making and implementation of urban organic waste utilization projects that can contribute to sustainable solid waste management and national agendas on food, energy, and climate change. This report provides an overview municipal solid waste management in Lao PDR. In the...

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CAPACITY STRENGTHENING ON SCP POLICIES: OUTLINE OF A RESOURCE-KIT FOR THE SWITCH ASIA POLICY SUPPORT COMPONENT

Discussion Paper

This paper addresses the state of carbon governance, i.e., measurement, reporting and control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, at the sub-national level in China, India, Indonesia and the Philippines, and discusses the possibility of utilising a carbon crediting mechanism to extend low carbon development policies at the sub-national level and...

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Recent years have witnessed a growing interest in bringing more carbon finance to Least Developing Countries (LDCs) from the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). This paper draws upon stakeholder interviews and case studies of biogas projects in Cambodia and Nepal to recommend pragmatic steps for increasing CDM projects in Asia’s...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato

This study explores the citizens’ attitude towards international collaboration on low carbon development in developing countries through voluntary carbon offsetting, using an experimental social survey in two Japanese large cities. In particular the authors focus on additionality of greenhouse gas emissions reductions through voluntary carbon...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato

本調査では、市民が個人で行うカーボンオフセットを通じた環境国際協力の可能性を、特に自治体による補助金政策と組み合わせることで促進できないか、検討した。インターネットユーザーで、自家用車を利用する北九州市成人市民のうち、インターネット調査パネル登録者1642名を対象に調査分析を行った。カーボンオフセットについて、よく知っているとした回答者は11.2%、聞いたことはあるとした回答者が54.9%、知らないとした回答者が35.9%であった。実際にカーボンオフセットをしたことがある回答者は2.2%であった。
自己負担額及び北九州市による補助金有無について3通りのパターンを用意し、調査対象者を無作為に3群に分けて、オフセット利用の意思を調査した...