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Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, taking work and care responsibilities, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. We are living beyond our ecological means and experiencing both very serious impacts on...

Presentation
環境研究総合推進費【S-16】 一般公開シンポジウム アフターコロナの持続可能な消費と生産形態の確保に向けて

COVID19を受けて、改めて持続可能な消費と生産形態に向けた社会モデル、新たなビジネスモデルの構築が急務となっている。こうした観点から、SCP政策の今後の方向性とそのための13のエントリーポイントを紹介すると同時に、SCPの社会実装へ向けた政策デザインのあり方について議論した。

Policy Report

Understanding Myanmar’s solid waste systems presents a challenge for anyone working in the sector. While waste collection and disposal challenges faced by Myanmar’s cities and towns share similarities, strategies to overcome them evolve locally and are often not well-communicated between different local government bodies. Data on the country’s...

Presentation
Earth League Annual Workshop

This presentation, delivered by Eric Zusman on behalf of IGES President Kazuhiko Takeuchi at the Earth League Annual Workshop on 20 October 2020, is entitled "Greening the COVID-19 Response, Recovery, and Redesign" and outlines the IGES Triple R Framework, the case for integrated approaches to respond to COVID-19, and potential applications of the...

Policy Report
Author:
Tsukiji
Makoto
Isanto Solihin
Yugo Pratomo
Keith
Alversion
Shunichi
Honda
Daniel
Ternald
Misato
Diley
Junko
Fujioka
Dyota
Condrorini

COVID-19パンデミック下で増加する医療廃棄物処理について、既存の国際機関・政府文書のレビューと国別アンケート調査(15カ国)さらには著名な専門家の見解をもとに現状・課題を明らかにするとともに、特に途上国が今現在参考にできる実践的な技術と事例、ならびに医療廃棄物処理を長期的に改善していくための具体的な提案を示しています。
 

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

The recognition of the urgent need for more sustainable lifestyles dates from the late 20th century, originating in concerns about resource depletion and climate change. Research and policy measures have evolved since then, paying increasing attention to systemic change over individual behaviour. However, as individual behavioural change is...

Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, caring, working, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. While continued economic growth and urbanisation in many countries are expected, it is imperative to consider how we...

Submission to Policy Process

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management, particularly final disposal as open dumps has become a global issue. Worldwide, dumpsites are the third largest anthropogenic source of methane, accounting for 11 percent of estimated global methane emissions or 881 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent. The 50 largest dumpsites affect the daily lives of 64...

Policy Report
Author:
Tsukiji
Makoto
Isanto Solihin
Yugo Pratomo
Keith
Alversion
Shunichi
Honda
Daniel
Ternald
Misato
Diley
Junko
Fujioka
Dyota
Condrorini

This report provides practical information, suggestions, and guidelines on Healthcare Waste Management (HCWM) and Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) given the restrictions and limitations imposed by the ongoing pandemic, including lack of human resources, technologies, equipment, and funds. This report builds on existing and ad- hoc...

Research Report
Author:
Nebojsa
Nakicenovic
Arnulf
Grubler
Julia
Leininger
Caroline
Zimm
Geoff
Clarke
Kristie
Ebi
Dirk
Messner
Johan
Rockstrom
Sander
van der Leeuw
Charlie
Wilson
Jeffrey
Sachs
Ana Paula
Aguiar
Alaa Al
Khourdajie
Doug
Arent
Tateo
Arimoto
Avit K.
Bhowmik
Benigna
Boza-Kiss
Anita
Breuer
Henrik
Carlsen
Franklin
Carrero-Martínez
Katerina
Ciampi Stancova
Ilan
Chabay
Chia-Wei
Chao
William E.
Colglazier
David
Collste
Luis
Comolli
Kuei-Tien
Chou
Paulo
Gadelha
Luiz Augusto
Galvao
Banning
Garret
Ariel
Hernandez
Michiko
Iizuka
Naoto
Kanehira
Elmar
Kriegler
JoAnne
Linnerooth-Bayer
Hermann
Lotze-Campen
Monika
Matusiak
Peter
Messerli
Jerry
Miller
Joel
Millward-Hopkins
Raya
Muttarak
Roy
Ngerng
Michael
Obersteiner
Yannick
Oswald
Kazuhito
Oyamada
Shonali
Pachauri
Romulo
Paes de Sousa
Alesandro
Rainoldi
Narasimha
Rao
Keywan
Riahi
Alexander
Roehrl
Yamina
Saheb
Joern
Schmidt
Guido
Schmidt-Traub
Rodrigo
Guerino Stabeli
Julia
Steinberger
Uno
Svedin
Izumi
Suzuki
Klaus
Tilmes
Farooq
Ullah
Detlef
van Vuuren
Martin
Visbeck
Christopher
Wingens
Hirotaka
Yamada

This report, which focuses on innovation, is the third by The World in 2050 (TWI2050) initiative that was established by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and other partners to provide scientific foundations for the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In 2018, the first report by TWI2050 on Transformations...