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This paper assesses the potential for improving the CO2 intensity of Japan’s electricity sector—the units of carbon dioxide emitted per units of electricity generated—by examining the potential for the feasibility of restarting nuclear power plants and increasing renewable electricity generation by 2030. The analysis shows that, utilizing these two...
Book Chapter
In Urban Climate Change Research Network - Earth Institute, Columbia University
The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) released the Summary for City Leaders of the Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2) at the COP21 Climate Summit for Local Leaders in Paris City Hall on December 4, 2015. According to UCCRN Co-Director Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies...
Working Paper
Author:
KHAN Md. Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY, M.D. Baqui
This paper examined the role of access to microfinance as an ex-ante measure of income smoothing on the coping strategies of poor households in north-western Bangladesh during the phenomenon of seasonal food insecurity known as monga. The analysis suggests that the nature and intensity of coping strategies adopted by households depends on their...
Working Paper
Author:
KHAN Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY M.A. Baqui
This study attempted to assess household level loss and damage resulting from three cyclones –Sidr, Aila and Mahasen – in Khulna, Patuakhali and Satkhira districts for a sample of households, the coping strategies they adopted, the determinants of these coping strategies, and the role of microfinance in coping and adapting in the aftermath of...
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This is the summary of a working paper to strengthen linkage between UNFCCC and Cities for transformative actions. In order to accomplish 2-degree Celsius target, national target and local climate change actions should be linked. UNFCCC/COP needs a mechanism linking the mid-term national vision, and climate change actions by the Non-State Actor...
Book Chapter

GHG Reduction Potential in Asia

In Enabling Asia to Stabilise the Climate
Author:
Masui Toshihiko
Ashina Shuichi
Fujimori Shinichiro
Kainuma Mikiko
Book Chapter

Eighty Percent Reduction Scenario in Japan

In Enabling Asia to Stabilise the Climate
Author:
Masui Toshihiko
Oshiro Ken
Kainuma Mikiko
Book Chapter

Japan’s Comprehensive and Continual Support Package for the Creation of Scientific Climate Policies in Asia

In Enabling Asia to Stabilise the Climate
Author:
Nishioka Shuzo
Book Chapter
Author:
Cadman Timothy
Eastwood Lauren
Maraseni Tek
Pittock Jamie
Sarker Tapan
Since the Rio ‘Earth’ Summit of 1992, sustainable development has become the major policy response to tackling global environmental degradation, from climate change to loss of biodiversity and deforestation. Market instruments such as emissions trading, payments for ecosystem services and timber certification have become the main mechanisms for...
Working Paper
On 17 July 2015, the Japanese government unveiled its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 26% below FY 2013 levels by FY 2030 (25.4% reduction below FY 2005 levels). The government also approved the outlook for long-term energy supply and demand, which stipulates that in 2030 the share...