Estimation of CO2 reduction potential in small cities and towns considering the change of social situation

Shun Kawakubo, Toshiharu Ikaga, Shuzo Murakami

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Abstract

Enhancement of the governance and the cooperative structure of local governments toward the reduction of carbon output is becoming more and more important. In this study, the CO2 reduction potential of the town of Yusuhara"selected as one of the "Eco-model Cities for the Low Carbon Society" (EMC) by the Japanese cabinet office"is estimated considering the change of social situation. Such estimation supports local governments to formulate their action plans and contributes to the realization of low carbon society.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)595-600
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Volume16
Issue number33
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jun

Keywords

  • CO reduction potential
  • Ecomodel cities for the low carbon society
  • Future prediction
  • Small cities & towns

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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