Sustainability Matters: Environmental And Climate Changes In The Asia-pacific: Environmental and Climate Changes in the Asia-Pacific

Sustainability Matters: Environmental And Climate Changes In The Asia-pacific: Environmental and Climate Changes in the Asia-Pacific

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ISBN-13: 9789814719162
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/31/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 604
File size: 12 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements, Lye Lin-Heng, Chair, MEM; Message from Goh Swee-Chen, Chairperson, Shell Companies in Singapore; Message from Tommy Koh, Chairman, MEM Advisory Committee, NUS; Message from Heng Chye-Kiang, Dean, School of Design and Environment, NUS; About the Authors; About the Supervisors and Editors; Introduction: Environmental and Climate Changes in Asia: Lessons in history and game changers in economics, politics and scientific research (Victor R Savage, Lye Lin-Heng, Kua Harn-Wei, Chou Loke-Ming & Tan Puay-Yok); Biodiversity: Understanding Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Occurrences in Manila Bay, Philippines (Rosa Celia Poquita-Du & Peter Alan Todd); CITES Legislative Implementation: Lessons from and for ASEAN Member States (Denise Cheong & Lye Lin-Heng); Environmental Management: Assessment of Protection against Sea Level Rise: A Case Study of a Coastal Area in Singapore (Efstathios Giannoustas and Jesuthason Thampapillai); Water Scarcity to Water Security: How Can Asian Cities Achieve a Sustainable Transition? (Maitreyee Mukherjee, Dennis Wichelns & Namrata Ravindra Chindarkar); Plastic Bags in Singapore: A Critical Examination of Issues in Sustainability (Marra Lin Teasdale-Hensby & Lye Lin-Heng); Environmental Impact Assessment Laws of Malaysia and Hong Kong: Lessons for Singapore (Nidhi Mehra & Lye Lin-Heng); Singapore's Fresh Pork Supply: Food Security and Environmental Impacts (Lim Chien-Fang & Victor R Savage); Green Business: Sustainable & Responsible: The New Face of Indian Businesses (Himadri Mahajan & Audrey Chia); Effectiveness of Sustainable Business Practices: Case Studies of Ready-Made Garment Companies of Bangladesh (Tayef Quader & Audrey Chia); Integrated Policy Design Through Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment: A Case Study of Cotton Garments (LCSA Of Cotton T-Shirt) (Thida Tun & Kua Harn-Wei); Sustainability Issues and Strategies of Biofuel Development in Southeast Asia (Mallika d/o Naguran); Urban Studies: Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing: Can It Work for Independent Rental Owners (Julia Emerson & George Ofori); The Potential and Benefits of an Incentive System to Promote Environmentally Friendly Behaviour in Residents of HDB Flats (Koh Kai-Jie & Grace K M Wong); A Review of Environmental Education in Singapore — Towards a Change in Approach (Ang Guorong Albert & Audrey Chia); Environmental Literacy among Secondary Three Students in a Singapore Secondary School (Loo Hui-Min & Harvey Neo); Climate Change: Possible Market Mechanisms for the Post-Kyoto Regime (Ellen May Zanoria Reynes); Past and Contemporary Proposals on Differentiation and Equity: Shaping the 2015 Climate Agreement (Melissa Low & Lim Lei-Theng); Mitigating the Environmental Impact of Aircraft Emissions through an Economic Theory — The Endowment Effect (Zhang Qiang);

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