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Policy Report
Author:
Qing
Tian
Masahisa
Sato
Hideki
Nakahara
Lee, So-Young
Kang, Jung Hwa
National and sub-national policy for Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) is one of the powerful instruments to influence sustainable consumption (SC) behaviour at both individual and organisational levels. This report addresses how to improve the capacity of policy makers and governments in formulating ESC policy. It also addresses the...
Policy Report
Author:
Makoto
Kato
Yoshihiro
Mizutani
In the negotiations for the future climate change regime, the establishment of a measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) structure aiming to secure transparency of the Parties’ reduction goals and reduction activities for greenhouse gas emissions is positioned as one of the major negotiation agendas. There is a common recognition that MRV...
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2011年7月、財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)は東日本大震災および福島第一原発事故後のエネルギー及び気候変動政策に関するアンケート調査を実施した。日本語と英語で調査票を世界各国に送付して総回答数710件を得た(回答者の内訳は日本人が61%で日本人以外が39%)。結果の概要は以下の通り。 日本における原子力発電およびエネルギー政策に関する質問では、49%が「1~2年以内」もしくは「2020年まで」に原子力発電所を操業停止して廃炉プロセスに入るべきと回答し、2050年までの段階的な廃止を含めると83%が日本における脱原発を支持した。原子力発電による電力供給量が減少した場合の対策として、90%が「再生可能エネルギーによる発電を増やす」を支持した(複数回答可)。「原発をやめるべきではない...
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In this policy report the authors have compiled and analysed the most recent data on waste generation and the national policies related with waste management and climate change in ten countries in Asia. The study found that many countries in the region are now paying more attention to solid waste management from the perspective of climate change....
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This paper aims to contribute to the debate on strengthening international environmental governance (IEG) architecture towards more effectively promoting environmental sustainability. To this end, the paper will analyse two broad reform options: 1) introducing universal membership of UNEP’s Governing Council, and 2) elevating the status of UNEP to...