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The infographic on Industry Transition is part of the IGES Infographics Series on the interactions between Climate Action and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The six transformative action areas for the infographics series were: Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing; Energy Transition; Industry Transition; Nature-based Solutions;...
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Bandung is implementing a pedestrianisation programme called “Panca Trotoar” to provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually appealing walking environments. The “Panca Trotoar” aims to achieve these objectives by ensuring all sidewalks have a bench for resting, a stone ball to prevent traffic on sidewalk, a flower pot for decoration, a...
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Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...
Working Paper
Research on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) has been based more on air pollution and energy models than how existing policies affect the model’s recommended actions. This article analyses how Thailand’s policies influenced attempts to control a critical source of SLCPs: open burning. In 2012, Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD) led...
Working Paper
YCU-IGES Joint Seminar on Low-Carbon and Smart Cities
Editor:
Hidefumi
Imura
Yuka
Hayakawa
The YCU - IGES Joint Seminar on Low-Carbon and Smart Cities was held on 24 and 26 July 2012 on the occasion of the 4th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2012), in Yokohama, Japan. The seminar was composed of two parts: Part 1 on “Urban Challenges for a Green and Smart Economy”, and Part 2 on “Urbanization Knowledge...
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The 2nd International Conference of the Partnership for Education and Research about Responsible Living (PERL): Beyond Consumption - Pathways to Responsible Living
This paper provides a discussion of the methodological challenges that are faced in trying to evaluate the effectiveness of Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) policies and programmes. Two as-pects of behaviour change are investigated: the driving factors and conditions for behaviour change towards SC and the ways in which governments can...
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There is a pressing need to build an effective framework for international cooperation on the atmospheric environment in order to solve the problem of transboundary air pollution, which has become apparent in recent years in East Asia. However, there are gaps among countries with regard to their opinions on transboundary air pollution and their...
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The problem of transboundary air pollution has become increasingly evident in East Asia in recent years and there is a pressing need to build an effective framework for international cooperation on the atmospheric environment. However, there are gaps among countries with regard to their views on transboundary air pollution and their stances on...