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Ecology Note – Towards Clean and Beautiful Capital City – is a supplementary material for primary school teachers who wish to introduce environmental education for the first time, or for those who want to enhance the scope of educational work in addition to what is already taught in the classrooms. The scope of environmental education is wide...
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日本LCA学会誌
人間の福利を満たすレベルに充分な程度の経済発展や消費のあり方を希求する考え方。 持続可能性(Sustainability)に関連して充足性が議論される場合には、2つの大きな潮流がある。第1は、経済活動を際限なく拡大することへの反省を込めて、充足性が議論される場合である。ブータンの「Gross National Happiness」指標や、タイの「Sufficiency Economy(セータキット・ポーピアン)」の背景となっている。第2は、経済開発と資源利用ないしは環境負荷との「切り離し」に関する場合である。「切り離し」を実現する方法としては、これまで技術改良による効率性の改善が主流であったが、効率性の改善が消費や環境負荷の抑制につながらずに資源の総消費や環境負荷総量を高めてしまう...
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Ecology Note – Towards Clean and Beautiful Capital City – is a supplementary material for primary school teachers who wish to introduce environmental education for the first time, or for those who want to enhance the scope of educational work in addition to what is already taught in the classrooms. The scope of environmental education is wide...
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The Emission Quantification Tool (EQT) has been developed to support a rapid assessment of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), (i.e, black carbon), associated with municipal solid waste management in a city/country, considering all the phases of the life cycle. Specifically intended for policymakers and practitioners...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...
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Initiatives for sustainable societies have gained momentum following recent global agreements on sustainable development, including the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in 2015. Efforts to support changes in the behaviour and practices of individuals and organisations...
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Author:
Vanessa
Timmer
This project, Envisioning Future Low-Carbon Lifestyles and Transitioning Instruments, is a part of the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns. The project examines how the way we live our daily lives – our choices, habits and the context within which...
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In 2011, IGES-Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Group, in collaboration with local counterparts, conducted capacity building workshops for local governments to promote waste utilisation for climate change mitigation in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand. Also, there was training on estimations of GHG emissions from waste management practices...
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フランス植民地時代の古い街並みを残すカンボジア第二の都市、バッタンバン市-近年、バッタンバンを訪れる海外からの観光客が増加していますが、観光資源の一つでもある市場は衛生状態やごみの管理に課題を抱えています。今回は、このバッタンバン市でIGESが実施している有機廃棄物(生ごみ)を堆肥化するためにごみを分別するパイロットプロジェクトについて、ジャンヤ・サン-アルン主任研究員にこれまでの取り組みと今後の課題について聞きました。