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Peer-reviewed Article
In Technological Forecasting and Social Change
Technology foresight is crucial in shaping the futures of social good that brings intrinsic and instrumental values to engage different stakeholders in the process. Within this context, the impact of technological innovation on the society from a multi-dimensional perspective is understudied. This paper addresses and investigates this gap by...
Discussion Paper
Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally. It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living. The key messages of the publication are: There are...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Addressing the prevailing mode of high-carbon lifestyles is crucial for the transition towards a net-zero carbon society. Existing studies fail to fully investigate the underlining factors of unsustainable lifestyles beyond individual determinants nor consider the gaps between current footprints and reduction targets. This study examines latent...
Presentation

Towards Policy Design for SCP: From environmental policy to socio-economic technology policy

Japan-Thailand SCP Research Collaboration Joint Symposium on Policy Design Research for SCP
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Under S-16 project, Japan-Thailand SCP Research Collaboration Joint Symposium was held to desicuss possible collaboration for Policy Design Research for SCP on October 22nd 2019 at Sukosol Hotel, Bnagkok, Thailand. Hotta and Tasali presented how SCP policy research and design requires co-design approach.
Conference Paper
ISIE 2019 Beijing
Author:
Masahiko
Hirao
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Norichika
Kanie
The Asia-Pacific region is the cradle of production and the center stage of the world economy today. At the same time, the region is a flourishing arena of new socio-economic development driven by digitalization and servicization. In light of these trends, it is necessary to examine emerging opportunities for transitioning to Sustainable...
Conference Paper
ISIE 2019 Beijing
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Under the era of Paris Agreement and SDGs, sustainability agenda has shifted to designing fundamental changes in socio-technical system towards decarbonized and circular society. This shift should largely depend on taking advantage of emerging forces in socio-technical system including new business models, drivers of wealth, wellbeing and human...
Briefing Note
Author:
Melissa May
F. Cardenas
The Minamata Convention on Mercury was adopted at the conference held in Kumamoto City and Minamata City in October 2013. The convention aims to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions/releases of mercury and mercury compounds and stipulates appropriate management and reduction of the emissions through the entire...
Presentation
10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
In this study, carbon footprints of households are estimated based on a combination of physical consumption and monetary-based data. Long-term targets for carbon footprints are established based on a review of existing emission scenarios. Hotspots for lifestyle carbon footprints, in nutrition, housing, mobility, and other domains, are identified...
Presentation
10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
Author:
In this presentation, the characteristics of different consumer segments and their carbon footprints will be examined based on the analysis of consumer expenditure and time-use survey data. It utilises anonymised survey microdata and carbon intensity from existing EEIOA databases and focuses on in-depth analysis of the relationships between...
Discussion Paper
This report provides diverse possibilities of the future in 2050 as the basis for discussions on future lifestyles by different stakeholders and citizens in a more participatory foresight process. Based on the outcome of a survey of future-oriented experts, this report gathers insights from experts in diverse fields on a global scale, with both...