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In Circular Economy Adoption Catalysing Decarbonisation Through Policy Instruments
With the urgency for tackling waste management challenges, the waste management pilot project was implemented in Lake Toba area, Indonesia, to establish the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) adopting the function of waste bank, as part of the practical implementation of the waste management strategy that newly developed by the local regencies. This...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
As decarbonisation of the power sector is essential to achieve Japan’s target of net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, it becomes crucial to address how the electricity system incorporates short- and long-term variability in the power output via renewable energy. In this paper, we developed six scenarios for 100% renewable energy in...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Susanti
Withaningsih
Laizha
Lomente
Chiho
Kamiyama
Catherine
De Luna
Mesfin
Sahle
Annas
Dwitri Malik
Pampang
Parikesit
Juan
Pulhin
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Social–ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) are an essential source of livelihood for people worldwide; however, they are experiencing challenges due to climate and ecological systems’ change affecting their bioproduction mechanisms. These externally influenced drivers challenge their relevance, which calls for the revitalization...
Book Chapter
In Handbook of Air Quality and Climate Change
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Air pollution is the greatest environmental threat to human health and well-being, responsible for seven million premature deaths per year. However, in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is no headline goal or even target focusing on air pollution exclusively. The main argument of this chapter is that the successor to the SDGs should...
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Book Chapter
In Vulnerability and Transformation of Indonesian Peatlands
Author:
Motoko
Fujita
Dendy
Haryadi
Ahmad
Muhammad
Tropical peatlands have increasingly been targeted for logging or conversion to plantations in recent years. Tropical peatlands are unique ecosystems rich in biodiversity, but they have not attracted as much researcher attention as tropical forests, for example. There is still limited understanding of the ecological significance of peatland...
Book Chapter
In Vulnerability and Transformation of Indonesian Peatlands
Author:
Motoko
Fujita
Ahmad
Muhammad
Peat swamp forests are one of the unique ecosystems of Southeast Asia. These forests are not only a large carbon stock, but also a refuge for rich biodiversity. To understand the faunal composition and the effect of land-use changes in peat swamp forests, we investigated ground-dwelling mammals and birds using camera traps in a natural peat swamp...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Tran Van
Ty
Ram
Avtar
Kieu Ngoc
Le
Nguyen Vo Chau
Ngan
Luong Huy
Khanh
Nguyen Cong
Nguyen
Nigel K.
Downes
As the backbone of Vietnam’s economy, the country has recently established a number of policies for promoting and investing in smart agriculture in the Mekong Delta, the country’s largest agricultural hub, to foster overall socio-economic development. However, water remains a critical constraint for crop production, with progress being hindered by...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present a complex system of 17 goals and 169 individual targets whose interactions can be described in terms of co-benefits and trade-offs between policy actions. We analyse in detail target-by-target interlinkage networks established by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) SDG...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Jiaheng
Zhao
Huili
Chen
Qiuhua
Liang
Xilin
Xia
Jiren
Xu
Trevor
Hoey
Brian
Barrett
Fabrice
Renaud
Lee
Bosher
Increasing resilience to natural hazards and climate change is critical for achieving many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In recent decades, China has experienced rapid economic development and became the second-largest economy in the world. This rapid economic expansion has led to large-scale changes in terrestrial (e.g., land use and land...
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This book provides policymakers, researchers, and other interested audiences with knowledge on how to quantify and integrate and advance co-benefits in their decisions. It begins with an introductory chapter that provides an overview of the concept of co-benefits. This followed by a section that details quantitative approaches to estimate co...