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Presentation
First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
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Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste,...
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
Based on the study conducted in 8 countries in Asia, this report identifies challenges and barriers in conducting, implementing the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) and Technology Action Plan (TAP). This Technology Needs Assessment Analysis (TNA) Study was commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia Pacific...
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...
PR, Newsletter or Other
「アジアの環境重大ニュース」は、IGESが1998年の設立以来、その研究ネットワークを生かして毎年末に発表しているものである。2010年度版では、アジアにおける重要な環境トピックとして「地球温暖化」「生物多様性」「持続可能な消費と生産」の3つに焦点を当てて、アジア太平洋地域の国際機関・21カ国からニュースを収集した。 Remarks: English version is available at: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=3144