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Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Human Security Studies
In recent decades, economic development in Southeast Asian countries has made tremendous impacts on rural societies. People have tried to take advantage of the new opportunities brought about by such economic development, as well as the assets and capacities presented, to develop and diversify their livelihood options. Against this backdrop, this...
Data or Tool
The Emission Quantification Tool (EQT) has been developed to support a rapid assessment of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), (i.e, black carbon), associated with municipal solid waste management in a city/country, considering all the phases of the life cycle. Specifically intended for policymakers and practitioners...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Waste Management
Author:
Albert
Altarejos Magalang
Eligio
T. Ildefonso
Maria
Delia Cristina M. Valdez
Liz
C. Silva
Municipal solid waste management (MSWM) is considered one of the serious environmental issues in the Philippines, with corresponding linkages to the climate change and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, methane (CH4) linked with indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste has received the much attention with regard to public health...
Data or Tool
Initiatives for sustainable societies have gained momentum following recent global agreements on sustainable development, including the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in 2015. Efforts to support changes in the behaviour and practices of individuals and organisations...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Industrial Ecology
Author:
Chihiro
Kayo
Sebastien
M.R.DENTE
Daisuke
Tanaka
Shinsuke
Murakami
Seiji
Hashimoto
This study quantifies the environmental impacts and impact reductions related to wood consumption in Japan from 1970 to 2013 using material flow analysis and life cycle assessment.
Data or Tool
Author:
Vanessa
Timmer
This project, Envisioning Future Low-Carbon Lifestyles and Transitioning Instruments, is a part of the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns. The project examines how the way we live our daily lives – our choices, habits and the context within which...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Author:
Dominik
Wiedenhofer
Barbara
Smetschka
Mikko
Jalas
Helmut
Harbel
The 1.5 °C mitigation challenge for urban areas goes far beyond decarbonizing the cities’ energy supply and needs to enable and incentivize carbon-free everyday living. Reviewing recent literature, we find that dense and mixed urban form enables lower direct emissions from mobility and housing, while income is the major driver of total household...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 廃棄物資源循環学会誌
Author:
Michikazu
Kojima
2001年に,OECD (経済開発協力機構) が拡大生産者責任 (EPR) 政策の政府向けガイダンスマニュアルを発表して以来,EPRの原則に基づいた使用済み製品の引き取り・リサイクル政策は,導入国数,政策の対象とする製品ともに拡充してきている。不適切な廃棄物管理やインフォーマルなリサイクル活動による環境負荷や社会問題に直面してきた途上国では,EPR政策の導入がある種の希望をもってみられてきた。本論文では,アジア新興国・途上国でのEPR政策の展開を紹介し,途上国でEPR政策を導入する上での課題を整理する。その上で,OECD政策ガイダンス改訂版はこれらの途上国の抱える課題にどう応えているかを論じる。最後に,途上国のリサイクル政策へのEPR適用の経験から何が学べるのかについて,論じる。
Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy
Based on a household energy use survey, this paper explores the technical and economic potential of residential energy savings in a Chinese city, Xiamen. The survey adopted a similar questionnaire used by the U.S. EIA's Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), covering the end-uses of cooking, water heating, plug-in appliances, lighting and...