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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...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management

As resource consumption rates soar, especially in rapidly industrialising Asia, improving resource efficiency will be an important agenda. This study analyses socio-economic conditions and policy statements on natural resources in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines,
Thailand, and Vietnam, to explore their motivation for resource efficiency...

Working Paper

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...

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...

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
ass...