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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27年度適応イニシアティブ推進のための地域横断的人材育成等に向けた調査・検討業務 業務報告書

Commissioned Report

Green Economy Scoping Study: Egypt

Author:
UNEP
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...
Book Chapter
In Climate Change and Food Security in West Asia and North Africa
The West Asia and North African (WANA) countries are projected to undergo a range of climate change impacts that can put even greater pressure on the already over utilized water and land resources in the region calling for an urgent intervention for climate change risk reduction in these countries. Though WANA appears to be a rich region from the...
Presentation
International Conference on Adaptation to Climate Change and Food Security in West Asia and North Africa
The West Asia and North African (WANA) countries are projected to undergo a range of climate change impacts that can put even greater pressure on the already over utilized water and land resources in the region calling for an urgent intervention for climate change risk reduction in these countries. Though WANA appears to be a rich region from the...
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...
PR, Newsletter or Other
The 2009 edition of "Top News on the Environment in Asia" highlights three areas of significance for Asia under the section headings Global Warming, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Consumption and Production, and reports the important developments of 2009 as selected, for their own countries and for the region, by environment experts from...
PR, Newsletter or Other
「2009年アジアの環境重大ニュース」では、アジアにおける重要な環境トピックである「地球温暖化」、「生物多様性」、「持続可能な生産と消費」の3つに焦点を当て、国際機関とアジア太平洋地域23ヶ国の環境専門家が選んだ自国や地域内における2009年の重大ニュースを掲載している。 Remarks: English version is available at: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=2687