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10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
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In this presentation, the characteristics of different consumer segments and their carbon footprints will be examined based on the analysis of consumer expenditure and time-use survey data. It utilises anonymised survey microdata and carbon intensity from existing EEIOA databases and focuses on in-depth analysis of the relationships between...
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Climate Change Symposium: Changing By Degrees Multidisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change
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Household consumption in the United States has significant impacts on climate change through the consumption of food, mobility, housing, consumer goods, leisure, and others. Consumer lifestyles and their climate change impacts vary significantly across consumer segments due to their household characteristics, and how they spend money and time. In...
Policy Report
Author:
Vanessa
Timmer
Dwayne
Appleby
Cora
Hallsworth
The North American region consists of the United States of America and Canada, two geographically large countries with populations, industries, and environmental concerns that are both diverse and deeply integrated. This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the...
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Presenting IGES-wide city work at WRI

World Resources Report Expert Roundtable, Washington D.C.
A collection of recent and on-going activities at IGES were presented to WRI experts. The presentation focused on three themes, namely: (1) tools and data; (2) research and projects; and (3) Networks.
Discussion Paper
Editor:
Ryoko
SEGUCHI
Th is report was developed by Friends of the Earth Japan (FoE Japan) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) with updated case studies as an English-language version of the Japanese report “Yori sukunai shigen de yori yutakana kurashi wo (A Richer Life with Fewer Resources),” published by FoE Japan in March 2013. This report...
Commissioned Report

適正な国際資源循環を目指した製品中の有害物質及び有用物質の管理のあり方に関する研究(K2116)

Second year research report for the 3 year research project on "management of valuables and hazardous materials in products aiming for environmentally sound international resource circulation" funded by the scientific research grant for promotion of sound material cycle society.
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5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal
By experiencing the recent price fluctuation of resources, sustainable resource management, including waste management and resource circulation, is becoming a renewed policy concern for both developed and developing countries. Unless material flows are monitored on a regular basis, it is difficult to design policies for improved resource efficiency...
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5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous chemicals and valuable metals, and its combination is a challenge for the recycling process due to the potential risks to human health and the environment and value of resources. Safe and efficient resource recovery requires, in turn, that improved information on embedded...