Sustainability Matters

Author: Lin-Heng Lye
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814719161
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Entitled Sustainability Matters: Environmental and Climate Changes in the Asia-Pacific, this is the fifth compilation by the programme, and comprises 18 of the best research papers completed during this period.

Asia Pacific Coasts And Their Management

Author: Nobuo Mimura
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402036256
Size: 79.73 MB
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This book gives an overview of the state-of-the-art understanding on the drivers, state, and responses to the coastal environmental changes in the Asia and Pacific region. It provides important perspectives on the subject for researchers.

Local Climate Change Law

Author: Benjamin J. Richardson
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 0857937480
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Contributors. Meinhard Doelle is a Professor at the Schulich School of Law,
Dalhousie University, where he specializes in environmental law. He is the
Director of the Marine and Environmental Law Program, and is cross-appointed
to Dalhousie's College of Sustainability. From 2000 to 2006, Prof. Doelle served
as a non-governmental member of the Canadian delegation to the United
Nations climate change negotiations. He continues to follow the negotiations as
an official observer.

South Asia Conference On Environmental Justice

Author: Asian Development Bank
Publisher: Asian Development Bank
ISBN: 9292541978
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Asian Development Bank. to provide strength for their solutions, inspire judicial
activism, and develop foresight in judicial decision making. The role of
adjudicators, lawyers, and environmentalists is to breathe new life into existing
documents ... ADB's long-term strategic framework, Strategy 2020, identifies
environment and climate change as one core operational area.1 It indicates that
ADB will seek to “strengthen...the legal, regulatory, and enforcement capacities of
public institutions ...

Forests And Climate Change In The Asia Pacific Region

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Key Policies and Laws Relevant to Climate Change and Forests The
Environmental Law (2007): Provides a framework for the sustainable use,
rehabilitation and conservation of Afghanistan's natural resources. Environment
Act (2005): ... The National Environmental Advisory Council (2007): Established
under Section 11 of the Environment Law 2007 with the purpose of advising
NEPA on environmental matters of national public importance. The Subnational
Environmental Advisory ...

Climate Challenged Society

Author: John S. Dryzek
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191510831
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In John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard, and David Schlosberg, eds, The Oxford
Handbook of Climate Change and Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.
685–95. Biermann, Frank, K. Abbott ... 2011. Preparing Health Services for
Climate Change in Australia. AsiaPacific Journal of Public Health 23 (2 suppl):
133S–143S. ... Cities and Climate Change: Urban Sustainability and Global
Environmental Governance. London: Routledge. Burton, Ian. 1994.
Deconstructing Adaptation (.

Asia Pacific Journal Of Environmental Law

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Lee sees the origin of the current Kyoto Protocol difficulties being the 1992
decision to allow the climate change issue to be separated from broader
environomic sustainability issues. ... 1 The president of the Pew Center
crystallised the matter: "in order to maximise nature's own potential to adapt to
climate change, we must continue to support existing strategies to conserve
biodiversity and protect natural ecosystems".132 In relation to small island
nations, it has been stated that the fact ...