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Briefing Note
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Outline - Plastics are everywhere and make up a large proportion of the waste stream. While plastic litter is a visual and physical environmental contaminant, especially in rivers and the marine environment, less visible microplastics are of increasing concern. Current control measures are often limited to banning single-use plastics, like plastic...
Briefing Note
1. GEOシリーズとは GEO (地球環境概観) シリーズは、UNEP (国連環境計画)が実施する一つのプログラム「環境問題レビュー(keeping the environment under review)」の主要な事業である。グローバルや(アジアなどの)リージョナルなアセスメントのほか、テーマ別のアセスメント、さらに、そこから派生する様々な報告書で構成されている。IGESはUNEPの重要なパートナーの一つとして、GEOシリーズに積極的に参画し、大きな貢献をしてきた。 1.1 GEO-6アジア太平洋地域アセスメント グローバルでのアセスメントに先立ち、その土台とすべく各リージョンにおける環境の現状と傾向が取りまとめられた。アジア太平洋地域アセスメントは41か国をカバーし...
Policy Report
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UNEP
Secretariat
GEO-6
High Level Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Advisory Group (HLG)
GEO-6
Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP)
GEO6
Co-chairs and Authors
GEO-6
Government Representatives
The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is the result of a consultative and participatory process to prepare an independent assessment of the state of the environment, the effectiveness of the policy response in addressing environmental challenges and the possible pathways to achieving various internationally agreed environmental goals. The GEO is a...
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...