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In Environmental Sustainability in Asia Publication - Series on Cambodia
In this book chapter, the authors provide a comprehensive understanding on: (i) the current status of Tonle Sap Lake water environment, (ii) human-induced and global environmental change impacts on the livelihoods of local communities on and around TSL, and (iii) the expected contribution of the SATREPS project to address these challenges through...
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In Routledge Handbook of Climate Justice
"This Handbook is a timely and significant contribution to the growing body of academic literature on climate justice. It comes at a critical turning point in UNFCCC climate negotiations with the imminent review of the Paris Agreement. It is an excellent knowledge resource bound to be of particular interest to academics, practitioners and students...
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In 国際開発学事典
Book Chapter
In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia
Developing Asia’s growing demand for fossil fuels not only adds pressure on the domestic economy of each country due to higher energy bills but also strangulates the region’s environmental health with the growing emissions. The need for poverty reduction and economic development together forcing the region to continue to depend heavily on...
Book Chapter
In Coastal Management: Global Challenges and Innovations
Salinity is one of the major drivers of environmental change and a persistent stressor in coastal areas, often resulting from prolonged storm and tidal surge flooding. Especially in case of the Asian Mega Deltas, where vast number of communities depends on coastal agriculture as sole livelihood, salinity is compounding as an immediate as well as...
Discussion Paper
Global support for promoting adaptation, both in terms of technical and financial assistance is growing, though only a few countries have reached the stage of submitting their NAPs. Developing effective NAPs is a complicated process requiring a great deal of financial and technical resources, much akin to the implementation of environmental...
Briefing Note
2018年10月7日~9日、国立京都国際会館で「科学技術と人類の未来に関する国際フォーラム(STSフォーラム)第15回年次総会」が開催されました。フォーラムでは、科学技術の光と影を見据えた長期的持続可能な社会の成立を目指し、約 80 の国及び地域から所属(産・学・官)をこえたリーダーが集まり、活発な議論が行われました。IGES武内理事長は7日に開催された”Climate Change”のセッションで「地域循環共生圏」の概念を紹介し、物質と炭素両方が循環し、自然と共生する社会づくりにおけるこの概念の重要性を強調しました。Remarks:科学技術と人類の未来に関する国際フォーラム(STSフォーラム)講演概要
Briefing Note
The 15th Annual Meeting of the Science and Technology in Society forum was held at the Kyoto International Conference Center from 7 to 9 October, 2018. The forum focused on lights and shadows of science and technology, and brought together global leaders in academia, industry and government from around 80 countries and regions, encouraging them to...
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 本稿は、北東アジアの中国、日本における再生可能エネルギー(以下、「再エネ」)に関する政策環境の相違を議論し、今後の展望を概観する。要点は、以下の通りである。 • 最大限に再エネの普及による電力システムの転換は脱炭素社会の構築にとって基本的柱の一つである。過去10年間、日中両国は莫大な投資を行い、再エネの領域で世界的リーダーになってきた。 • 風力と太陽光発電が、中国の電力システムの脱炭素化に不可欠な役割を担っている。日本での再エネの導入は、温室効果ガス(GHG: Greenhouse gas)削減、エネルギー自給率の向上、化石燃料調達費用の削減、産業の国際競争力の強化、雇用の創出、地域の活性化、非常時のエネルギー確保等、多方面のメリットが認識され、進められている。 •...