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The subproject has two main components: (i) an EIA clearinghouse that aims to facilitate knowledge capture and dissemination of information on international best practices in EIA implementation, and (ii) south-south twinning between Lao PDR and Japan, and Sri Lanka and Japan. Through these components, the subproject aims to improve information...
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In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
In 20 09, Japan pledged to reduce its GHG emissions by 25% from 1990 levels by 2020 (“ Copenhagen Pledge” ). The achievement of the target depended largely on a large expansion of nuclear power. However, this ambitious plan became unfeasible af er the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. This paper conducted a comprehensive review of Japan’ s...
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Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development. Policies and Activities for Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan and the United States Environmental Protection Agency

Research Report Commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
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上海市民への防災意識調査から見る意識向上の重要性

In 東アジアへの視点 北九州発アジア情報
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Author:
Roger N.
Jones
Anand
Patwardhan
Stewart J.
Cohen
Suraje
Dessai
Annamaria
Lammel
Robert J.
Lempert
M. Monirul Qader
Mirza
Hans von
Storch
Decision support for impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability is expanding from science-driven linear methods to a wide range of methods drawing from many disciplines (robust evidence, high agreement). This chapter introduces new material from disciplines including behavioral science, ethics, and cultural and organizational theory, thus providing a...
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Adaptation to climate change has emerged as an important developmental issue for all countries. The adaptation finances are on continuous rise, both from the global and national sources, and it is essential that the agencies engaged in planning and execution of adaptation projects and programs have a set of tools made available to them to help with...
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In The First Conference of International Alliance for Sustainable Urbanization and Regeneration, 24-27 Oct 2014, Tokyo University
The challenge confronting by cities today is more daunting than ever. The twin challenges of urbanization and climate change influenced an unmistakable opportunity for city governments to rethink fundamentally how they function and intend to develop their cities. The study identified that conventional planning and its top-down processes with the...