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Policy Report
Author:
United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP]
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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...
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Policy Report
Author:
Molly K.
White
Valeria
Arroyave
This document describes the key findings, research methods, assessment results, and suggestions for future work resulting from the compilation of the Global Database of National GHG Inventory Capacity in Developing Countries. Principle to this research was the creation of two GHG inventory capacity indices, GHGI Capacity and GHGI Applied. The two...
Policy Report
A diverse mix of environmental problems, such as traffic congestion, increasing amounts of waste, and air and water pollution, have surfaced around the world in line with rapidly growing populations and urban development. Climate change has also resulted in more frequent incidences of localised torrential rains, floods, droughts and landslides in...
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世界の多くの国では、急速な人口増加と都市化に伴い交通渋滞、廃棄物の増加、大気・水質汚染など様々な環境問題が顕在化している。また、気候変動により、世界各地で局地的な豪雨や洪水、渇水・土砂災害などが頻発化しており、社会経済基盤である都市の活動にも多大な影響が出てきている。その一方で、都市は世界のCO2排出量の70%以上を占めると推定されていることから、これからの都市開発において、気候変動対策の観点も含めたなまちづくりを推進することが不可欠になっている。  2020年を迎えた今年、気候変動対策の法的枠組みとして2016年に発効したパリ協定が始まった。実施に力点が置かれる中、都市や民間企業のようなノンステートアクターのアクションに対する期待はこれまで以上に高まっており...
Policy Report
Author:
Kaye
Patdu
Elsa
Lefevre
Arnico
Panday
Bjarne
Pederson
Dang
Espita
Adelaida
Roman
Hooman
Farzaneh
Ittipol
Pawarmart
Supat
Wangwongwatana
Virender
Duggal
Zacharias
Malik
Chris
O'Malley
Johan
Kuylenstiern
Kevin
Hicks
Markus
Amann
Zbigniew
Klimont
Janusz
Cofala
The ACP White Paper 2020 offers policymakers pragmatic recommendations on how they can mobilise finance, strengthen policies, and build capacities to implement at scale many of the 25 solutions in UNEP’s Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Science-based Solutions.
Policy Report
Accumulation of plastic wastes in the marine eco-system is growing rapidly with the increase of plastic production and consumption patterns, particularly single-use plastics as well as unsustainable plastic waste management practices. Land-based sources are recognised as the main cause (up to 80% of total marine debris) of marine plastic pollution...
Policy Report
Negombo City is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It is the major commercial and transport centre, and main health service provider for the region. However, municipal solid waste management is a pressing concern for Negombo due to expanding urbanization, increasing income, lack of public awareness, changes in consumption...
Policy Report
Author:
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Under the G20 Implementation Framework, the G20 members will facilitate the implementation of the G20 members’ actions in line with the G20 Action Plan on Marine Litter based on respective national policies, approaches and circumstances. The G20 members will also share and update information on relevant policies, plans, and measures taken/to be...
Policy Report
Author:
Magnus
Bengtsson
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest global threats. Plastics use and waste have been rapidly growing, in particularly emerging Asia. Southeast Asia, with its high population density, strong economic dynamism, and generally inadequate waste management systems, is a hotspot for the challenges. With this as a background, ASEAN and the EU have...