Building Holistic Resilience: Tokyo’s 2050 Strategy

DeWit, Andrew, Djalante, Riyanti and Shaw, Rajib, (2020). Building Holistic Resilience: Tokyo’s 2050 Strategy. The Asia-Pacific Journal | Japan Focus, 18(7), 1-15

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    Author DeWit, Andrew
    Djalante, Riyanti
    Shaw, Rajib
    Title Building Holistic Resilience: Tokyo’s 2050 Strategy
    Appearing in The Asia-Pacific Journal | Japan Focus
    Volume 18
    Issue No. 7
    Publication Date 2020-04-01
    Place of Publication Online
    Publisher The Asia-Pacific Journal
    Start page 1
    End page 15
    Language eng
    Abstract The paper examines Japan’s capital city of Tokyo’s “Zero Emission Tokyo Strategy.” Our work shows that Tokyo’s strategy is particularly important in light of the 2030 Agenda’s emphasis on greenhouse-gas emissions reduction, equitable sustainability, and building holistic resilience against all hazards. The data indicate that Tokyo’s ambitions are built on a track record of global leadership in resource efficient water systems, transit networks, and other critical infrastructure. Moreover, Tokyo is part of Japan’s zero-emission communities, smart cities, all-hazard resilience, and other multilevel and silo-breaking collaborative platforms. Our analysis also makes recommendations for bolstering Tokyo’s strategy, to enhance co-benefits from integrating climate change mitigation and adaptation, in addition to strengthening pandemic response.
    UNBIS Thesaurus JAPAN
    Keyword Resilience
    Zero Emissions
    Copyright Holder The Authors
    Copyright Year 2020
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 15574660
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