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Discussion Paper
Author:
Mahadevan
Ramachandran

Rapid urbanisation has led to a host of environmental and social issues in Asia, with increased energy consumption being the most alarming. Effective low carbon development policies aimed at rational land use, energy efficiency, and improved public transport and an emphasis on renewable energy sources are the need of the hour. Such efforts are...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato

This paper examined whether a local government could promote international environmental cooperation through individual citizens’ carbon offsetting, in particular focusing on the perception effects of local government subsidies. The social survey was conducted for adult citizens in Kitakyushu city, Japan, who drive privately-owned vehicles, asking...