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“The uniqueness of this volume lies in its vast collection of contributors from across Asia, including academics, independent experts and environmental NGOs. From this base, strong emphasis is given to information gathering and data collection by way of field visits and direct contact with local peoples concerned.”
—Hisakazu Kato, Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University
Japan Environmental Council (JEC), founded in 1979, conducts research, holds conferences, and makes policy recommendations on the subject of the environment. JEC was awarded the “Environment for Tomorrow Prize 2005” by the Asahi Shimbun.
Foreword to the English-language edition, Shun’ichi Teranishi
Preface: Switching to a cyclical resource-conserving socioeconomic system, Michikazu Kojima
Part I: Asia by theme
Part II: Asia by country and region
Part III: Data and commentary
Afterword, Makoto Inoue
Translator’s afterword: Redefining development in the age of peak oil, Rick Davis
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