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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 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...

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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

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...

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In Resources, Conservation and Recycling
Author:
Pongsun
Bunditsakulchai
So
Sasaki

In the course of implementing the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, policymakers, practitioners and academics have increasingly acknowledged the urgency of addressing the food waste (FW) issue in urban areas of developing economies. This paper selected Bangkok as a case study to evaluate options for preventing and reducing...

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In 環境経済・政策研究

近年,環境負荷の低減と生活の質を両立する持続可能なライフスタイルに対する注目が集まっている. 2018 年 4 月に閣議決定された第五次環境 基本計画では,消費の転換,食品ロスの削減,住まい,移動手段,働き方改革等を通した「環境に やさしく健康で質の高い生活への転換」が掲げられた. 2019年6月に閣議決定されたパリ協定に基づく成長戦略として の長期戦略においても,技術や社会システムと並び「ライフスタイルのイノベーション」が位置付 けられた. GHG 排出量 のネット・ゼロ目標等の長期目標へ向け,個別の行動変容や製品選択による改善に留まらず,社会技術システムとライフスタイルとを一体的に転換 していくことが求められる. そのためには...