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Policy Brief
Author:
Maria Katherina
Patdu
Kakuko
Nagatani-Yoshida
Glynda
Bathan-Baterina
Dang Marviluz
Espita-Casanova
Bjarne
Pederson
Markus
Amann
Zbigniew
Klimont
Nathan
Borgford-Parnell
Ken
Yamashita
Kathleen
Mars
Charlotte
Unger
Toshihiko
Takemura
Xianqiang
Mao
Youkai
Xing
Yeora
Chae
Badri G.
Narayanan

Key Messages

  • A reason COVID-19 has had such far-reaching impacts is it stems from multiple interconnected risks. The difficulties that policymakers face in managing related risks not only deepen vulnerabilities to COVID-19 but other planetary crises.
  • Explicitly recognizing and acting to achieve the co-benefits of integrated air pollution...
Training or Learning Material
Author:
Dang
Marviluz Espita
Precious
Benjamin
Merlin
Lao
Miaojie
Sun
Xuan
Xie

With more than half the world’s population classified as urban, whether the world achieves global climate change goals increasingly rests on cities. Yet, many policymakers at the city level place clean air and public health before mitigating climate change.

Fortunately, since emissions contributing to air pollution and climate change often come...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In KOSMOS

This article was originally published in KOSMOS 7 (2020), a publication of the Expo '90 Foundation.
This article discusses the need to redesign society to realise transformative change and to reconsider the relationship between humans and nature, which is considered to be a root cause of the pandemic of COVID-19. The Triple R Framework proposed by...

Commissioned Report

平成31年度環境省請負業務 コベネフィット・​アプローチ推進に係る国際パートナーシップ​等事務局業務

This report is for FY2019 contract work with the Ministry of Environment, Japan as the Secretariat of the Asian Co-benefits Partnership (ACP) for the international partnership for promotion of co-benefits approach.

Policy Report
Author:
Kaye
Patdu
Elsa
Lefevre
Arnico
Panday
Bjarne
Pederson
Dang
Espita
Adelaida
Roman
Hooman
Farzaneh
Ittipol
Pawarmart
Supat
Wangwongwatana
Virender
Duggal
Zacharias
Malik
Chris
O'Malley
Johan
Kuylenstiern
Kevin
Hicks
Markus
Amann
Zbigniew
Klimont
Janusz
Cofala

The ACP White Paper 2020 offers policymakers pragmatic recommendations on how they can mobilise finance, strengthen policies, and build capacities to implement at scale many of the 25 solutions in UNEP’s Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Science-based Solutions.

Peer-reviewed Article
In Science of The Total Environment
Author:
Mohammad
Arif
Ramesh
Kumar
Rajesh
Kumar

In India, air pollution from the burning of fossil fuels in industries, biomass burning, agricultural residue burning and transportation is the fifth greatest cause of mortality. India's Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) region is one of the greatest source of emissions in India. The region is not only home to significant emissions of conventional...

Presentation
UNITAR CIFAL Jeju Workshop on Gender & Environmental Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific Region

UNITAR facilitated its workshop on the Gender and Environmental Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific Region from 3rd to 6th of December 2019 and invited IGES to lecture for the Session 1: Environment Meets Gender as well as Session 2: Why Gender-Sensitive Approach is Important?. The sessions supported participants, from 12 different Asian countries...

Peer-reviewed Article
In sustainability
Author:
Andante
Hadi Pandyaswargo
Michael
Knaus
Hiroshi
Onoda
Faezeh
Mahichi
Yanghui
Guo

Due to its ability to recover both material and energy from organic waste, biogas technology is considered one of the best technology for treating organic waste. While in many emerging Asian countries more than 50% of municipal waste is organic waste, the amount of organic waste treated with biogas technology remains very limited. This study...

Book Chapter
In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
Author:

Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...