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Ecology Note – Towards Clean and Beautiful Capital City – is a supplementary material for primary school teachers who wish to introduce environmental education for the first time, or for those who want to enhance the scope of educational work in addition to what is already taught in the classrooms. The scope of environmental education is wide,...
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Ecology Note – Towards Clean and Beautiful Capital City – is a supplementary material for primary school teachers who wish to introduce environmental education for the first time, or for those who want to enhance the scope of educational work in addition to what is already taught in the classrooms. The scope of environmental education is wide,...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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In 2011, IGES-Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Group, in collaboration with local counterparts, conducted capacity building workshops for local governments to promote waste utilisation for climate change mitigation in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand. Also, there was training on estimations of GHG emissions from waste management practices...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
フランス植民地時代の古い街並みを残すカンボジア第二の都市、バッタンバン市-近年、バッタンバンを訪れる海外からの観光客が増加していますが、観光資源の一つでもある市場は衛生状態やごみの管理に課題を抱えています。今回は、このバッタンバン市でIGESが実施している有機廃棄物(生ごみ)を堆肥化するためにごみを分別するパイロットプロジェクトについて、ジャンヤ・サン-アルン主任研究員にこれまでの取り組みと今後の課題について聞きました。
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This simulation provides a simple spreadsheet model for calculating greenhouse gas (GHG) emission from all the existing waste management practices (transportation, mix waste landfilling,composting, anaerobic digestion, mechanical biological treatment, recycling, incineration and open burning) in developing Asia. In addition, this simulation is...