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Book Chapter
In China's Carbon-Energy Policy and Asia's Energy Transition: Carbon Leakage, Relocation and Halos

India has an ambitious renewable energy target for the decades ahead. However, the targets are faced with two critical impediments: (1) the lack of an internationally competitive renewable equipment manufacturing industry domestically and (2) the overdependency on external supply sources for equipment and machinery. The chapter finds that, despite...

Policy Report
Author:
Makoto Tsukiji
Patrick Mwesigye
Norah Mugita
Sylvia Munuhe
Evans Kituyi
Lelissa Daba
Chengchen Qian
Adebiyi Odegbile
Joseph Price

The sound management of Health Care Waste (HCW) has been receiving increasing global attention, now even more so given the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic. The spread of COVID-19 throughout Africa has significantly influenced the already overburdened Health Care Waste Management (HCWM) systems in many countries. A lack of infrastructure...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Kesar
Chand
Jagdish Chandra
Kuniyal
Shruti
Kanga
Raj Paul
Guleria
Gowhar
Meraj
Majid
Farooq
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Mahendra Singh
Nathawat
Netrananda
Sahu
Raj
Kumar

The extensive work on the increasing burden of aerosols and resultant climate implications
shows a matter of great concern. In this study, we investigate the aerosol optical depth (AOD)
variations in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) between its plains and alpine regions and the
corresponding consequences on the energy balance on the Himalayan...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Abdul
Kadir
Zia
Ahmed
Md. Misbah
Uddin
Zhixiao
Xie

This study aims to assess the impacts of land use and land cover (LULC) changes on
the water quality of the Surma river in Bangladesh. For this, seasonal water quality changes were
assessed in comparison to the LULC changes recorded from 2010 to 2019. Obtained results from this
study indicated that pH, electrical conductivity (EC), and total...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Forests
Author:
Sachchidanand
Singh
Harikesh
Singh
Vishal
Sharma
Vaibhav
Shrivastava
Shruti
Kanga
Netrananda
Sahu
Gowhar
Meraj
Majid
Farooq
Suraj Kumar
Singh

Forests are an important natural resource and are instrumental in sustaining environmental
sustainability. Burning biomass in forests results in greenhouse gas emissions, many of which are longlived.
Precise and consistent broad-scale monitoring of fire intensity is a valuable tool for analyzing
climate and ecological changes related to fire...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Asian Research Policy

The Paris Agreement sets the goal to limit the global warming to well below 2 °C and preferably 1.5 °C. The recent IPCC report warned that 1.5 °C-warming may occur much earlier than expected. To meet the 1.5 °C target, global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) should be net zero by 2050 or earlier. Increasing number of countries, local...

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Mrittika
BASU

The connections between the scientific findings and SDG-6 are often not clear, which results in increasing the gap between technical developments and academic discourse, and the policy practitioners and/or implementers. The present paper explores the existing scientific research on water that directly connects to SDG 6 using the bibliometric...

Working Paper

This paper provides good practice examples of strategies that governments have already implemented to contribute to a sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 and to a longer-term redesign of their economies, which align with global goals and makes recommendations for further action. The target audience is national- and subnational-level...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
Wenjun
Chen
Sylvain
Leblanc
Julie
Lovitt
Liming
He
Robert
Fraser

Illumination variations in non-atmospherically corrected high-resolution satellite (HRS) images acquired at different dates/times/locations pose a major challenge for large-area environmental mapping and monitoring. This problem is exacerbated in cases where a classification model is trained only on one image (and often limited training data) but...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Regional Environmental Change
Author:
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Fatema
Khatun
Rajib
Shaw

Despite confronting severe climatic risks, many people prefer to remain in climate hazard-prone areas rather than migrate. Environmental non-migration behavior, however, has gained relatively little research attention in the field of migration processes. This study aims to unveil the determinants motivating voluntary environmental non-migration...