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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...
Report Chapter
Industry, in the context of this chapter, is mostly confined to the strict definition of the word: -“economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories”. Industry has a major impact on nature and its biodi- versity in Asia and the Pacific, as it does elsewhere in the world. Industry impacts...
Commissioned Report
This report summarized basic surveys and activities regarding; 1) Promotion of the low carbon and energy saving technology transfer in India, as well as enhancement of exchanges between Hyogo prefectural government (Japan) and Gujarat state (India) based on the MoU concluded in 2016 2) Approach and efforts for the establishment of Regional Circular...
Briefing Note
商品作物の国際的サプライ・チェーンが途上国の森林減少に大きな影響を与えている。森林破壊に由来する商品作物を原料として利用する企業に対する批判が高まり、これに対応して森林減少を伴わない形で生産された作物をサプライ・チェーンの中で取り扱う「ゼロ・デフォレステーション」の取り組みが始まっている。2014年に「森林に関するニューヨーク宣言」が国連気候変動サミットで採択され、「世界の天然林減少率を2020年までに少なくとも半分に抑え、2030年までにゼロにする」こと、そのために「農産物生産による森林破壊を2020年までに排除するという民間セクターの目標達成を支援する」ことが目標として盛り込まれた。日本でも、認証制度を活用したゼロ・デフォレステーションの取り組みも広がりはじめている...
Presentation
The 5th Asian Energy Modelling Workshop on "Achieving a Sustainable 2050: Insights from energy system modelling"
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This presentation introduced the Integrated Green Economy Modelling (IGEM) Framework and its application to modelling a carbon tax in Mexico. The presentation was based on the project of the development of an integrated green economy modelling framework led by the UN Environment, in collaboration with four modelling experts, namely Dr. Xin Zhou...