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Non Peer-reviewed Article
In かんきょう横浜
横浜市環境保全協議会が年6回発行する「かんきょう横浜」に、IGESの研究員が交代で寄稿しています。今回は、SDGsの企業経営との関わり、自社の取組みとの結び付け方、そして、支援制度の活用とイニシアチブへの参加の意義について解説しています。
Presentation
First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
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Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste,...
Submission to Policy Process
Maldives has had to face a growing challenge in managing its solid waste and associated environmental, economic and social issues. This situation is even worse in small islands due to the size of the island communities, insufficient infrastructure and waste transportation difficulties, absence of sufficient budget and appropriate cost recovery...
Presentation
11th Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium (IAMC) annual meeting
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Shared socioeconomic pathways (SSPs) have been developed by global climate change communities for analyzing long-term global societal transitions through science-driven analysis. SSPs can be transformed into local-scale socioeconomic pathways; however, the urban scale requires an in-depth understanding of specific local significant factors. Three...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Society
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Kiyo
KURISU
Keisuke
HANAKI
Climate change has been one of the central issues for long-term transformations of cities. However, environmental loads have not been effectively taken into account for future urban plans. Specifically, possible reductions of carbon emissions from cities significantly rely on technological progress and human lifestyle changes, among other factors,...
Book Chapter
In Devising a Clean Energy Strategy for Asian Cities
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According to UN projections, cities will be home to 60% of the world’s population by 2030. Cities are likely to play an increasingly significant role in improving energy efficiency and decreasing emissions, and constitute platforms of vital importance with respect to the development of global culture, economy, innovation, investment, and...
Policy Report
世界人口の半数が暮らす都市において持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)を実施していくことは、持続可能な都市づくり、そして気候変動などの地球規模の課題の解決の観点からも重要です。しかし、SDGsをどのように都市で実践していくかについては、まだ手探りの状況です。このような状況を踏まえ、本レポートでは、日本の都市そして世界の都市部でSDGs の実施に取組んでいる/取組もうとしている人々との学びあいに貢献することを目的とし、日本でSDGs に先進的に取組む自治体のひとつである富山県富山市のSDGsの取組事例を紹介しています。下川町は、社会、経済、環境の3 つの側面から、市民とのパートナーショップを重視しながら、地域課題に取組んできた歴史を持っており、2018 年6 月には、日本政府が推進するSDGs...
Policy Report
Cities plays an important role in achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While all cities recognise the importance of engaging in the SDG agenda, many are still working to find ways to adapt the Goals into their local context with regard to implementation and monitoring. This report, jointly produced by Institute for Global...
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...
Issue Brief
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Key Messages • With more than half the world’s population, cities will play a pivotal role in determining whether the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realize their transformational potential. A lack of data from cities may nonetheless weaken the policies and monitoring systems needed to realize that promise. • This issue brief examines whether...
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