COVID-19

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Conference Proceeding
Understanding and Addressing Systemic Risks Behind the Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Japan and India: Developing a Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Future
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Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati (IIT-T)

These proceedings pertain to the JSPS-ICSSR seminar entitled ‘Understanding and Addressing Systemic Risks Behind the Socio-economic Impacts of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Japan and India: Developing a Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Future’. Led by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Indian Institute...

Presentation
JSPS-ICSSR Seminar on Understanding and Addressing Systemic Risks Behind the Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Japan and India: Developing a Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Future

This presentation dwells on reasons why COVID-19 should be considered a transboundary risk and what it means for risk management in Asia. Transboundary risks are risks that emanate from outside the boundaries of a country or region. Countries have always faced transboundary risks. Wars for example are a typical example of a transboundary risk as...

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Book Chapter
In Health Care Waste Management and COVID 19 Pandemic: Policy, Implementation Status and Vaccine Management

The sound management of healthcare waste (HCW) has been receiving increasing global attention, now even more so given the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic. Uncontrolled fluctuations in generation quantities, the composition of HCW as well as the significant impacts it poses on public health and the environment require a more dynamic and cohesive...

Peer-reviewed Article
In BioScience
Author:
Neil
Waters
Michelle
Marvier
Noémie
Monnin
Daniel
Salkeld

A hallmark of the media publicity surrounding COVID-19 has been the message that land change causes zoonotic diseases to spill over from wild animals to humans. The secondary peer-reviewed literature sends a similar message. However, as indicated in the primary peer-reviewed literature, the complexity of interacting variables involved in zoonotic...

Conference Paper
Regions in Recovery Second Edition 2022: Re-imagining Regions
Author:
Marco
Reggiani

A Voluntary Local Review (VLR) is an instrument to review and follow-up progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), thus accelerating their localisation. Since 2018, a growing number of local governments worldwide are turning to the VLR process to articulate their sustainable development policies, highlighting the growing...

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Research Communications
Author:
Mrittika
BASU
Shalini
Dhyani

With the increasing spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, restrictions on public life were strengthened across the world. Non-pharmaceutical interventions like stay-at-home orders, cancellations of events, work from home, etc. are the first line of defense to combat the spread of highly transmittable infections like Covid-19. But these interventions...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Rural Studies
Author:
Hiroyuki
Kubota
Sawako
Shigeto
Takahiro
Yoshida
Yoshiki
Yamagata

The global population is concentrating unprecedentedly into urban areas, raising concerns on global sustainability and human well-being. There also exists a niche trend of migration from urban to rural areas particularly in countries with post-industrial economies. This paper investigated values of migration expressed by the migrants arrived in...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In Green Power

COVID‒19 の世界的大流行により、かつ てない規模のパンデミックを管理するための各 国の準備態勢が試されることとなった。①今回のパンデミックは、ある国への影響が 国境を越えて他の国にも波及していることか ら、国境を越えたリスクの形となった。②パンデミックの影響が人間の健康にとどま らず、政府や機関が様々な対策を講じた結果、人々の生活や各国の経済にまで影響を及ぼした
ことから、COVID‒19 はシステミックリス クとしても浮上した(図1)。③パンデミックは、洪水や台風などの他の自 然災害と相互に影響し合い、複合災害の様相を 呈している。将来のパ ンデミックを効果的に軽減・管理するためのリ スク管理戦略を早急に改善する必要性が浮き彫 りとなった。国や地域のリスク管理戦略を強化し...

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability 2021
Author:
Pongsun Bunditsakulchai
Qiannan Zhuo

The crisis ignited by COVID-19 has transformed the volume and composition of waste generation and requires a dynamic response from policy makers. This study selected Bangkok as a case study to semi-quantitatively examine the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on consumer-generated food and plastic waste by examining changes in lifestyles and...

Book Chapter
In Scenarios of Environmental Resilience and Transformation in Times of Climate Change: Effects and Lessons from the COVID-19

Five years after the SDGs were adopted and just when the United Nations called for realising the Decade of Action, the COVID-19 pandemic halted the progress of the SDGs and even reversed some of the achievements that the world made over years. With most countries struggling to overcome the pandemic and revive the economy, losing the focus on the...