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Peer-reviewed Article
In MATTER: International Journal of Science and Technology
Due to ever increasing demand, the electronics industry has been growing at a rapid pace, and therefore handling and management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) has become one of the key problems in the modern world. Improper handling and management of WEEE in developing countries can cause a huge environmental damage and threats...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Shogoro
Fujiki
Ryota
Aoyagi
Atsushi
Tanaka
Nobuo
Imai
Arif Data
Kusma
Yuyun
Kurniawan
Ying Fah
Lee
John Baptist
Sugau
Joan T.
Pereira
Kanehiro
Kitayama
Assessment of the progress of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets set by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the safeguarding of ecosystems from the perverse negative impacts caused by Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) requires the development of spatiotemporally robust and sensitive indicators of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management
This paper aims to assess climate change-related non-economic loss and damage (NELD) through case studies of Bangladesh and Japan, evaluate how NELD are addressed in these countries and provide the ways forward for further improvement. Design/methodology/approach This paper reviewed the literature to examine NELD and looked into currently available...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Food waste remains a critical issue in Japan, especially in light of the country's low food self-sufficiency rate and shortage of available landfill sites for waste disposal. In order to evaluate options for further preventing and mitigating food waste in Japan, we analyzed food waste trends by estimating the disparity between calorie/protein...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Protection
Author:
Farzad
Taheripour
Thomas W.
Hertel
Badri
Narayanan
Sebnem
Sahin
Anil
Markandya
This paper modifies and uses an advanced computable general equilibrium model coupled with biophysical data on land and water resources by agro-ecological zone at the river basin level to examine the economy-wide consequences of improvements in water use efficiency (WUE) in irrigation in South Asia. This is the first time the benefits of such...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Biological Conservation
Author:
Shoko
Sakai
Yee Keong
Choy
Keiko
Kishimoto-Yamada
Kohei
T. Takano
Masahiro
Ichikawa
Yumi
Kato
Ryoji
Soda
Masayuki
Ushio
Izuru
Saizen
Tohru
Nakashizuka
Takao
Itioka
Supply of non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) is an important provisioning ecosystem service. It is often argued that forest conservation contributes to poverty alleviation through provisioning of NTFPs to the poor. However, implicit assumptions of the argument that NTFPs are more intensively utilized by poor who lack alternative sub-sistence...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
A key but contentious aspect of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the means of implementation (MOI). Many developing countries emphasize the importance of international assistance while developed countries focus more on domestic financing and the private sector. The text of the SDGs includes a broad range of MOI. However, a discussion has...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Sustainable Development
Author:
Keyu
Lu
Yucheng
Zhu
Zhaoling
Li
Noriko
Nozaki
A unique GHG emission decline target was released by the Chinese government to facilitate the decrease in GHG emission per unit of GDP in China. In other words, an increase in GHG is permitted under a GDP reflecting a better quality environment quality. Therefore, technology promotion and policy evolution are necessary to realize this within a...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Author:
Raimund
Bleischwitz
Arnold
Tukker
Heinz
Schandl
Drawing from papers in this special volume (SV), this introductory paper on absolute reductions argues that the magnitude, scope and urgency of the sustainability challenge require a drastic change in global civilisation, including a radical transformation of the institutional arrangements and socio-technical systems that facilitate the pursuit of...