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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
Editor:
Victoria W. Thoresen
Jorgen Klein
Declan Doyle
Focusing on the challenges of the transition to responsible, sustainable lifestyles, this book examines developments over the last decade in relation to: - the creation of awareness of consumer citizenship, civic involvement and environmental stewardship 
- research, projects and publications on education for responsible living 
- the creation and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
An axiom that has shaped policy approaches to sustainable consumption has been that if more consumers understand the environmental consequences of their consumption patterns, through their market choices they would inevitably put pressure on retailers and manufacturers to move towards sustainable production. The result is the proliferation of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Author:
Philip Vergragt
Paul Dewick
In June 2012 at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (“Rio + 20”), the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption (GRF-SPaC) was launched, bringing together organizations and individuals from various regions of the world engaged in research and its applications in the transition to sustainable production and consumption...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Korean Society
This research paper investigates the question of how governmental capacities can be better enacted to promote Sustainable Consumption under the Low Carbon Green Growth strategy in the Republic of Korea. It examines the strategies of the national government towards sustainability in 2010-2011 based on its Green Growth focus. The findings demonstrate...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability
Author:
Shimano Satoshi
The principal goal of sustainability is attaining a state where the planet’s resource extraction, use and the resultant pollution, particularly by humans residing or operating in it will be within its (the Earth’s) carrying capacity. Organizations, homes and communities are pivotal in the sustainability transition as they serve as “frameworks” for...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shimano Satoshi
This article discusses a business-school collaborative learning partnership in the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Greater Sendai. This partnership is further linked to a broader context of multi-stakeholder public participation in the RCE that was set up to advance the ESD agenda in the region....