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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...

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多摩市気候非常事態宣言 記念 オンライン講演会

本資料は、2020年8月22日に開催された、多摩市気候非常事態宣言 記念 オンライン講演会での発表資料です。

1.「気候危機」は、誰にとって、どのようなリスクなのか、2. 気候危機に取り組むため、国や自治体、ビジネスがどのような行動を開始しているのか、3.コロナ禍から、どのように「より良い回復」(グリーン・リカバリー)を目指すのか、4.強靱、持続可能で脱炭素型の地域とライフスタイルへの転換をどう進めるのか についてまとめています。

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...
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TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR THE SAAFURAAJJE SMALL GRANT AWARD WINNERS
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This presentation was delivered as a part of the training workshop on Saafraaj which was organized with aimed at developing capacity of Island Council members of Zone 6, Maldives, towards implementation of the regional waste management strategy.

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The Final Workshop on Promotion of Environmental Education in Primary Schools in Phnom Penh
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Phnom Penh Capital Administration (PPCA), Department of Education, Youth and Sports (DoEYS), and IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) have jointly organized the Final Workshop on Promotion of Environmental Education (E.E.) in Primary Schools in Phnom Penh, with the aim of sharing the result of sharing the result...

Fact Sheet

Bandung is implementing a pedestrianisation programme called
“Panca Trotoar” to provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually
appealing walking environments. The “Panca Trotoar” aims to
achieve these objectives by ensuring all sidewalks have a bench for
resting, a stone ball to prevent traffic on sidewalk, a flower pot for
decoration, a...

Fact Sheet

Public Participation in Urban Planning is broadly acknowledged and
there has been a shift in planning and decision-making by involving
stakeholders, aimed at children and youth participation at the local
level. UNICEF defines a Child Friendly City as a “local system of good
governance committed to fulfilling children’s rights. It is a city where
th...

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...

Training or Learning Material
Author:
Chatura
Welivitiya
Nadeesha
Godakanda
Nadeeka S
Amarasinghe
Masaki
Taniguchi

This case study summarises the experience and lessons learned of the pilot project that has been implementing by the CITYNET Yokohama Project Office in Japan partnered with the HELP-O, a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), to assist in improving the Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) in Galle City based on the successful experience of...