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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Society
Author:
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,...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Tomio
Miwa
Morikawa
Takayuki
This paper focuses on understanding the difference between East and West Japan with respect to citizens’ subjective views on renewable energy. A comparative analysis was performed for cities in the east and west because renewable energy is a natural resource unique to each location and suitable for a distributed energy network operated under the...
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Author:
Tiantian
Feng
Ming
Xu
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, set 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets. 232 indicators were proposed as the global framework for monitoring the progress made in achieving SDGs. SDG targets and their corresponding indicators interact with each other forming an...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
Author:
In 2011, the newly elected Seoul Mayor introduced administrative reforms that breathed new life into a series of grassroots initiatives. High-profile reforms helped strengthen the connection between Seoul’s government, environment, and citizenry and the collection of reforms spurred changes that were pivotal to reorienting Seoul development...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources
Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) was adopted as a stand-alone goal and reflected as one of the cross-cutting objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a central role to address global resource consumption and its associated environmental impacts, as well as numerous social and economic issues. With this broad...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
Author:
Regan Leonardus
Kaswanto
Hadi Susilo
Arifin
Nurhayati
Arifin
Aris
Munandar
Mochamad
Muchtar
Kei
Gomi
Tsuyoshi
Fujita
Kaohisa
Koakutsu
Governments are increasingly seeking low-cost ways to curb residential energy use. This article examines the effect of one such innovative approach to energy savings in Bogor, Indonesia: a prepaid electricity meter system. The Bogor prepaid system requires households pay up front for their electricity as the meter tracks consumption and credit. By...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Food waste remains a critical issue in Japan, especially in light of the country's low food self-sufficiency rate and shortage of available landfill sites for waste disposal. In order to evaluate options for further preventing and mitigating food waste in Japan, we analyzed food waste trends by estimating the disparity between calorie/protein...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
A key but contentious aspect of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the means of implementation (MOI). Many developing countries emphasize the importance of international assistance while developed countries focus more on domestic financing and the private sector. The text of the SDGs includes a broad range of MOI. However, a discussion has...