Lewis AKENJI

Former Staff (from Jun 2009 - Aug 2019 )
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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Increasing attention is being paid to lifestyles in sustainability research and policymaking. Applying a foresight approach to sustainable lifestyles supports this increased focus by highlighting possible futures while also empowering citizens through a participatory process. Foresight has its origins in theory and practice to serve the...
Book Chapter
In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions
Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...
Conference Paper
第15回日本LCA学会研究発表会講演要旨集
パリ協定の実施やネット・ゼロを目指す自治体や地域の増加を踏まえ、ライフスタイルの転換への注目が高まっている。カーボンフットプリント研究により日本においても製品やサービスの購入を通じた間接排出量がライフサイクルGHG 排出の半分以上を占めることが明らかとなっている。しかし、ライフスタイル及び消費パターンは多様であるため、一国における平均値や合計値だけではこの課題を捉えきれない。国内における消費者間の差に着目した分析が望まれるが、既存研究は世帯人数、収入、年齢に着目した分析が殆どである。本研究では、全国消費実態調査の匿名ミクロデータを用いて日本における約47,000サンプル世帯の一人当たりカーボンフットプリントを推計した。さらに、推計したカーボンフットプリントに関し...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Technological Forecasting and Social Change
Technology foresight is crucial in shaping the futures of social good that brings intrinsic and instrumental values to engage different stakeholders in the process. Within this context, the impact of technological innovation on the society from a multi-dimensional perspective is understudied. This paper addresses and investigates this gap by...
Discussion Paper
Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally. It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living. The key messages of the publication are: There are...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Addressing the prevailing mode of high-carbon lifestyles is crucial for the transition towards a net-zero carbon society. Existing studies fail to fully investigate the underlining factors of unsustainable lifestyles beyond individual determinants nor consider the gaps between current footprints and reduction targets. This study examines latent...
Presentation
G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter
At G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter, as a leading editorial team of E-READI report, IGES SCP team presented key findings and best practices of ASEAN member states on their actions against plastic pollution and possible international collaboration to...
Policy Report
Author:
Magnus
Bengtsson
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest global threats. Plastics use and waste have been rapidly growing, in particularly emerging Asia. Southeast Asia, with its high population density, strong economic dynamism, and generally inadequate waste management systems, is a hotspot for the challenges. With this as a background, ASEAN and the EU have...
Presentation
Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2019
The Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2019 “The Role of Consumers in Triggering Change in Consumption & Production” was held from 29 to 30 July 2019 at the Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan. The conference brought together various stakeholders from civil society organisations, governments, and businesses to discuss the...
Presentation
10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
In this study, carbon footprints of households are estimated based on a combination of physical consumption and monetary-based data. Long-term targets for carbon footprints are established based on a review of existing emission scenarios. Hotspots for lifestyle carbon footprints, in nutrition, housing, mobility, and other domains, are identified...
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