This is a companion book to Earthscan’s 2010 book Climate Change Adaptation and International Development. This book consists of summarised case studies looking at climate change mitigation specifically in Asia, the region producing the most greenhouse gas emissions. It examines international development from the perspective of climate change mitigation and looks at how international communities and donors support developing nations by funding, technical assistance and capacity building.
About the Author
Ryo Fujikura is Professor at the Faculty of Humanity and Environment at Hosei University and a Visiting Fellow at the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute: JICA-RI, Japan.
Tomoyo Toyota is a Research Associate at at the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute: JICA-RI, Japan.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Introduction 1.1. Background and Objective of the Book Part 2: International Framework on Mitigation 2.1. International Institution on Climate Change and Developing Countries’ Mitigation Actions 2.2. Current Status and Critical Issues of the CDM 2.3. REDD+: A New Strategy for Conserving Tropical Forests: Scientific Background of REDD+ and International Discussions 2.4. International Intercity Collaboration and its Potential Application in Low Carbon Development Part 3: Cases of Climate Change Mitigation 3.1. Sectoral Policies for GHG Mitigation in Asia: Policies for Energy, Industry, Transportation and Buildings in China and India 3.2. Development of a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action Plan (NAMA): A Case Study of Thailand’s Waste and Wastewater Management Sector 3.3. Effectiveness of Development Policy Lending in Mainstreaming and Financing Climate Change: Case Studies from Indonesia and Vietnam 3.4. Carbon Dioxide Reduction Effect of Yen Loan Coal-Fired Power Station Projects 3.5. Rural Electrification in Bangladesh: Implications to Climate Change Mitigation