Mr.
Simon GILBY

Former Staff (from Jul 2011 - Mar 2020 )
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Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, taking work and care responsibilities, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. We are living beyond our ecological means and experiencing both very serious impacts on...

Discussion Paper

私達の日々の暮らしを営む行動、例えば食べる、移動する、家を暖めたり冷やしたりする、家族の世話をする、働くといった行動は、環境のサステナビリティに大きな影響を与える要素の1つである。私達は、地球や地域の環境容量を超えたものを消費し、生物多様性、生態系や気候に取り返しのつかない影響を及ぼしている。それだけではない。現在の私達の暮らしは、社会的な不平等を広げ、心と体の健康を害している。経済発展と都市化が多くの国で続くと予想されるなかで、私達の大量消費型の暮らしを、環境や社会への影響が少ない責任ある暮らしに変えていく必要がある。また同時に、多くの社会において、人々が環境、経済や社会の状況の急激な変化に見舞われ、安定と安全を欠く暮らしをしているということも事実である。私達は...

Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, taking work and care responsibilities, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. We are living beyond our ecological means and experiencing both very serious impacts on...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

The recognition of the urgent need for more sustainable lifestyles dates from the late 20th century, originating in concerns about resource depletion and climate change. Research and policy measures have evolved since then, paying increasing attention to systemic change over individual behaviour. However, as individual behavioural change is...

Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, caring, working, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. While continued economic growth and urbanisation in many countries are expected, it is imperative to consider how we...

Book Chapter
In Resilient Policies in Asian Cities: Adaptation to Climate Change and Natural Disasters

Enhancing capacity for building resilient cities is a growing concern among policy makers and international communities to minimize the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. The UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015–2030) called for urgent need in building resilient...

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...
Policy Report
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This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the governments of the pan-European region. Although not pretending to present an exhaustive overview of those policies and initiatives, the report was developed based on literature review as well as on the results of a pilot...

Policy Report

The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 as one of the core frameworks driving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development provided the impetus to design a new phase of the ASEAN ESC Model Cities programme which is aligned to the SDGs. From around 2016, many parties and experts have launched publications to inform cities...

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