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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...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
Story Highlights; The HLPF has struggled to encourage countries to “integrate the three dimensions” of sustainable development, even though interlinkages among the 17 SDGs and their targets have been identified. A clear illustration of different tools, approaches, and conceptual frameworks for better understanding interlinkages between the SDGs...
Fact Sheet
The infographic on Industry Transition is part of the IGES Infographics Series on the interactions between Climate Action and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The six transformative action areas for the infographics series were: Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing; Energy Transition; Industry Transition; Nature-based Solutions...
Report Chapter
In Global Environment Outlook 6 For Industry in Asia-Pacific
Asia and the Pacific’s unrelenting industrial development has been a driving force in the economic growth of scores of countries in the region and beyond. This shift has led to greater prosperity, increased urbanization and sustained population growth. Yet as the region has become the “world’s factory”, it is increasingly realizing not only the...
Commissioned Report
Author:
環境省
2018年4月に閣議決定された第5次環境基本計画において、「地域循環共生圏」の概念が提唱されました。「地域循環共生圏」とは、各地域が美しい自然景観等の地域資源を最大限活用しながら自立・分散型の社会を形成しつつ、それぞれの地域の特性に応じて、他地域と資源を補完し支え合うことにより、地域の活力が最大限に発揮されることを目指す考え方です。本事例集では、他の国や国際社会に参考となるような地域循環共生圏に関する日本の16の先進的取組を紹介することで、世界の各地で地域循環共生圏を創造する取組を後押しすることを目的としています。 本書のダウンロードはこちら(PDF) https://www.env.go.jp/policy/chiikijunkan/pdf/jirei_jp.pdf
Commissioned Report
Author:
Ministry of the Environment Japan
The Japanese government has proposed a vision called "Circulating and Ecological Economy" in the Fifth Basic Environment Plan approved by the Cabinet in April 2018. The Circulating and Ecological Economy is an idea that aims to develop self-reliant and decentralized societies by leveraging regional resources, including natural environments and...
Policy Report
Climate change deepens poverty; whereas, researches have shown financial inclusion is one of the best ways to build resilience to the climate change effects. Inclusive green finance is an evolving policy area in which member institutions of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) are beginning to implement policies, regulations and national...
Peer-reviewed Article
In サステイナビリティ研究
持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)は、着実に社会に浸透しているが、本当に世界で目指すべき目標なのだろうか。また、多様な主体が関与する SDGs に対し、いかにして実施を効果的に進めていけばよいのだろうか。これらの疑問に答えるため、本稿では、第一に、SDGs の意義を検討し、第二に、主に日本を対象に、SDGs を実施していくにあたってのマルチレベル・ガバナンスのあり方を考察した。SDGs の意義としては、①持続可能な開発を阻む様々な問題について、達成期限のある具体的な目標を包括的に定めたこと、②統合的な解決が求められるようになったこと、③変革を促しやすくなったこと、④持続可能な開発を世界の主要議題に押し上げたこと、の 4 点を導き出した。マルチレベル・ガバナンスは、垂直的調整、水平的調整...
Book Chapter
In The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment
Author:
Eri
Saikawa
Arnico
Panday
Shichang
Kang
Ritesh
Gautam
Zhiyuan
Cong
E.
Somanathan
Bhupesh
Adhikary
Air pollution has large impacts on the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), affecting not just the health of people and ecosystems, but also climate, the cryosphere, monsoon patterns, water availability, agriculture, and incomes. Although the available data are not comprehensive, they clearly show that the HKH receives significant amounts of air pollution...