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Technical Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This report demonstrates that changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are a critical and integral part of the solutions package to addressing climate change. The report fills a gap in the existing research by establishing global targets for lifestyle carbon footprints, examining current consumption patterns and their impacts on...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...
Commissioned Report

平成25年度生物多様性分野の代償措置に関する評価手法等調査業務 報告書

Author:
Biodiversity offset policy indication in Japan based on the experiences in Japan, the US, Australia and Europe
Issue Brief
Editor:
Sylvia
LOREK
The overall objective of the REDUCTIONS* project is to identify the potential for absolute resource and energy use reduction in production-consumption systems at all levels and to explore ways to realise this potential. The project has the ambition to generate knowledge-for-action and aims to propose science-based policies and strategies with a...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 21st Conference of International Input-Output Association
From 1971 to 2010, world trade grew fast by 10% per year on average (World Trade Organization 2011). The rapid growth of international trade contributes not only national economic growth but also increasing environmental pressures, such as raw material extraction and depletion, carbon emissions, water resource deterioration and landscape change and...
Presentation
The Contribution of Labor and Environment Practices to Chinese Competitiveness in World Market
This paper gives a summary of observations from various empirical studies of corporate environmental management (CEM) in China, which were conducted in the past three years under a project titled ‘Proactive Policies and Business Strategies for Strengthening Corporate Environmental Management in Developing Asia’. The surveys target the companies...
Conference Proceeding
IGES関西研究センターは2009年11月19日、「家庭のCO2大幅削減に向けて ~国内外の先進事例から学ぶ家庭の低炭素化~」と題する国際シンポジウムを開催しました。本シンポジウムでは、英国や欧州での低炭素社会構築に向けた最新情報を紹介するとともに、家庭部門のCO2 排出量削減を目的としたユニークな取組みとしてIGESが実施している「うちエコ診断事業」についての紹介が行われました。パネルディスカッションでは、今後の低炭素社会の構築および家庭部門のCO2 排出量削減についての活発な議論がなされました。 Remarks: 日時:2009年11月19日(木)13時30分~16時30分 場所:クラウンプラザ神戸 主催:兵庫県、(財)地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES) 共催:兵庫県うちエコ協議会 後援...