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In Disaster Risk and Management under Climate Change
Equity and fairness have a high significance in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation as it is evident that disasters affect communities differently depending on their developmental levels, and social status. Any public policy or intervention on disaster risk reduction deals with communities that are at different ‘starting lines’ in...
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In Reducing Emissions of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Perspectives on Law and Governance
This chapter aims to bring policy and institutional considerations to the center of work on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs). Its primary purpose is to suggest policy and institutional reforms needed for an integrated and inclusive slcp strategy in Asia. The chapter begins by setting the context with a review of the interrelated yet varying...
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In Adaptation Gap Report 2023: Underfinanced. Underprepared. Inadequate investment and planning on climate adaptation leaves world exposed
Author:
Emily Boyd; Adelle Thomas; Kees van der Geest; Lisa Vanhala;
Jon Barnett; Raju Pandit Chhetri
▶ In the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), loss and damage has emerged as a third key pillar of climate policy, alongside mitigation and adaptation, to address ever-increasing climate impacts in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effect of climate change. ▶ Losses and damages arise...
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In Circular Economy Adoption Catalysing Decarbonisation Through Policy Instruments
With the urgency for tackling waste management challenges, the waste management pilot project was implemented in Lake Toba area, Indonesia, to establish the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) adopting the function of waste bank, as part of the practical implementation of the waste management strategy that newly developed by the local regencies. This...
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In Circular Economy Adoption Catalysing Decarbonisation Through Policy Instruments
This chapter provides the most recent policy frameworks for sound material-cycle society (SMCS) and promoting the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, and recycle) as well as circular economy transition in Japan, with some illustrations of the best practices carried out by the private sector and Japanese local governments as outcomes.
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In Hydrogen in Decarbonization Strategies in Asia and the Pacific
This chapter explores the interest in hydrogen adoption across Asian countries for achieving net-zero goals, with a particular focus on Japan's prominent role. While Japan has taken strides in hydrogen initiatives, the extent to which its strategy aligns with ambitious climate targets remains uncertain. The chapter emphasises the importance of...
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In CO2排出量の算出と削減事例-LCAによる定量化/カーボンニュートラルの推進-
第1節 気候変動を取り巻く国内外の政策,求められる企業対応 1.気候変動問題の認識 2.対策の国際的な対処 3.国内政策への落とし込み 4.セクターや技術としての視点 5.日本政府/経済産業省の考え方 6.排出量や排出削減量の定量評価 7.企業としての考え方
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In Handbook of Air Quality and Climate Change
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Air pollution is the greatest environmental threat to human health and well-being, responsible for seven million premature deaths per year. However, in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is no headline goal or even target focusing on air pollution exclusively. The main argument of this chapter is that the successor to the SDGs should...
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In The global trnsboundary climate risk report 2023
The expansion of industries and the manufacturing of critical industrial components across multiple territories has set the stage for the perpetuation of transboundary climate risks in global supply chains by taking local risks to a global scale.
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In Vulnerability and Transformation of Indonesian Peatlands
Author:
Motoko
Fujita
Ahmad
Muhammad
Peat swamp forests are one of the unique ecosystems of Southeast Asia. These forests are not only a large carbon stock, but also a refuge for rich biodiversity. To understand the faunal composition and the effect of land-use changes in peat swamp forests, we investigated ground-dwelling mammals and birds using camera traps in a natural peat swamp...