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Commentary (Op. Ed)
10月26日に行われた、菅内閣総理大臣の所信表明演説で「2050年脱炭素社会の実現」を目指すとした方針についての、IGESコメントです。 脱炭素化の方向性と時間軸を明確に示すことは、企業や投資家の長期的視点に立った経営・投資判断を支えることにつながります。また、2050年脱炭素化は、パリ協定が目指す1.5℃目標にも整合する非常に野心的な目標で、総理大臣自らが2050年脱炭素化社会の実現を宣言したことをIGESは大いに歓迎します。 一方で、新型コロナウイルスによって減速した日本経済の立て直しに向けた経済復興策は、欧州における「欧州グリーンディール」のような、経済刺激策を気候変動やその他の環境課題への対策と結び付ける対策が乏しく、令和3年度予算編成におけるグリーンディールの作り込みが急務です。...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
聖教新聞
本記事では、新型コロナウイルス(COVID-19)からの「グリーン・リカバリー(緑の復興)」について、欧州連合の取り組み(欧州グリーンディール)を紹介し、日本での緑の復興の可能性や課題について述べている。 本記事は、聖教新聞に2020年9月30日に掲載された。
Conference Proceeding
Science-Policy Dialogue for South-East Asia and North-East Asia on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment
A subregional biodiversity science-policy dialogue workshop for South-East Asia and North-East Asia was held at the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Bangkok, Thailand from 21-23 October 2019. The workshop formed part of the “Capacity Building Project for the Implementation of IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment”, funded by the Japan...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Sheryl
Reyes
Aya
Miyazaki
Evonne
Yiu
The advent of modern technology in agriculture has increased the efficiency of our food production but also poses pressures on the sustainability of our planet. The Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been developed to safeguard traditional agricultural...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Author:
Chihiro
Haga
Marimi
Maeda
Wataru
Hotta
Takahiro
Inoue
Takanori
Matsui
Takashi
Machimura
Masahiro
Nakaoka
Junko
Morimoto
Hideaki
Shibata
Shizuka
Hashimoto
The introduction of renewable energy (RE) is essential for building a sustainable society. However, RE can cause conflicts between energy production and biodiversity conservation. This study conducted a scenario analysis to evaluate potential conflicts in the nexuses between energy and biodiversity for the Bekambeushi River watershed located in...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Mrittika
BASU
Shizuka
HASHIMOTO
Previous studies have demonstrated the role of nature connectedness in promoting human well-being. However, recent studies put emphasis on understanding the underlying mechanism that drives the association between nature connectedness and well-being, mainly mental health. Place attachment is one of the place-based socio-psychological concepts that...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 保全生態学研究(Japanese Journal of Conservation Ecology)
Author:
剛士
大澤
達也
天野
隆文
大澤
櫻井
貴明
西田
広斗
江成
Abstract: Issues related to biodiversity now attract much attention, not only from biologists but also from the wider public. Biodiversity has been recognized to play an important role in a number of social issues, such as disaster prevention and mitigation, social and economic capital and the sustainable use of natural resources. Consequently...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境科学会誌
Author:
Minami
Sakamoto
Akio
Onishi
Although greenery in urban areas has many functions, such as mitigation of the urban heat island effect, and reduction of rainfall-induced surface runoff, it is difficult to secure the space required to plant trees in cities, which are crowded with buildings. Therefore, rooftop greening has attracted attention and many cities are adopting and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association
Author:
Parks and other public green spaces (hereafter “urban green spaces”) provide many benefits to urban dwellers, but some residents receive few benefits due to a lack of urban green spaces nearby their home/workplace. Understanding spatial variations in urban green space accessibility is thus important for urban planning. As a case study, here we...
Training or Learning Material
Author:
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Hikaru
Takasawa
Atsushi
Ishibashi
Rajib
Shaw
Wanglin
Yan
Urban and rural areas both depend on a shared stock of natural resources. However, their development planning is mostly focused within their established boundaries. This report is an effort to bring together innovative methods of integrating urban and rural stakeholders to manage shared natural resources. The report looks at seven different case...