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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
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Since 2015, the international policy community has started to agree on international agreements with ambitious middle-term and long-term goals, highly relevant to sustainable consumption and production (SCP) such as those seen in the Paris Agreement, SDGs, and the plastic-related agreements at the G7 and G20 processes. Along with this trend, there...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Yusuke
Kishista
Eri
Amasawa
Pongsun
Bunditsakulchai
Jitti
Mungkalasiri
Masahiko
Hirao

Ensuring sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns is an important task for achieving Sustainable Development Goal 12 by 2030. To facilitate international and domestic collaboration toward regional SCP, we developed a collaborative workshop method to generate and structure ideas about consumption and production (CP) patterns and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth System Science Data
Author:
Francesco N.
Tubiello
Giulia
Conchedda
Nathan
Wanner
Sandro
Federici
Simone
Rossi
Giacomo
Grassi

National, regional and global CO2 emissions and removals from forests were estimated for the period 1990–2020 using as input the country reports of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020. The new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates, based on a simple carbon stock change approach, update published information...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Nature Climate Change
Author:
Giacomo
Grassi
Elke
Stehfest
Joeri
Rogelj
Detlef
van Vuuren
Alessandro
Cescatti
Jo
House
Gert-Jan
Nabuurs
Simone
Rossi
Ramdane
Alkama
Raúl
Abad Viñas
Katherine
Calvin
Guido
Ceccherini
Sandro
Federici
Shinichiro
Fujimori
Mykola
Gusti
Tomoko
Hasegawa
Petr
Havlik
Florian
Humpenöder
Anu
Korosuo
Lucia
Perugini
Francesco N.
Tubiello
Alexander
Popp

Mitigation pathways by Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) describe future emissions that keep global warming below specific temperature limits and are compared with countries’ collective greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction pledges. This is needed to assess mitigation progress and inform emission targets under the Paris Agreement. Currently...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

In the face of pressing environmental challenges, governments must pledge to achieve sustainability transitions within an accelerated timeline, faster than leaving these transitions to the market mechanisms alone. This had led to an emergent approach within the sustainability transition research (STR): Accelerated policy-driven sustainability...

Peer-reviewed Article

新型コロナウイルスによる持続可能な消費生産形態の 変化と課題ならびに政策展開

In 環境経済・政策研究
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Eri
Amasawa
Makiko
Kohno
Yusuke
Kishita
Cosmo
Takagi
Masahiko
Hirao

本稿では、消費生産形態のこれまでの変化と専門家による予見結果をもとに、持続可能な消費と生産(SCP: Sustainable Consumption and Production)形態の今後の課題と政策展開を論じる。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Waste Management 121 (2021) 422-431.
Author:
Trung Thang Nguyen
Yujiro Ishimura

Marine plastic litter, mostly comprising single-use plastics, has been recognised as one of the world’s
most urgent environmental concerns, and Vietnam has been ranked as one of the top five countries polluting
the ocean with plastic waste. This paper examines Hanoi as a case study on single-use plastic by
households, investigating the daily...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science
Author:
Takeshi
Mizunoya
Noriko
Nozaki

In the early 2000s, Japan instituted the Great Heisei Consolidation, a national strategy to promote large-scale municipal mergers. This study analyzes the impact that this strategy could have on watershed management. We select the Lake Kasumigaura Basin, the second largest lake in Japan, for the case study and construct a dynamic expanded input...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability 2020, 12, 6565: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su12166565
Author:
Trung Thang Nguyen

The issue of food waste, especially in developing economies, is a puzzle. Hanoi was selected
as a case study to examine the current situation of food waste generated by consumers through daily
habits/practices and to evaluate options for preventing and reducing food waste at the policy level
through a literature/policy review and interview-style...

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...