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Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Dai
Xiaoai
Penglan
Luo
Kai
Yang
Linxin
Dong
Qiang
Wang
Chao
Liu
Naiwen
Li
Heng
Lu
Lei
Ma
Zhengli
Yang
Yuanzhi
Yao

Research on the service values of urban ecosystems is a hot topic of ecological studies in the current era of rapid urbanization. To quantitatively estimate the ecosystem service value in Chengdu, China from the perspectives of natural ecology and social ecology, the technologies of remote sensing (RS) and geographic information system (GIS) are...

Technical Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio

This report demonstrates that changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are a critical and integral part of the solutions package to addressing climate change. The report fills a gap in the existing research by establishing global targets for lifestyle carbon footprints, examining current consumption patterns and their impacts on...

Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio

This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Author:
Tiantian
Feng
Ming
Xu

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, set 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets. 232 indicators were proposed as the global framework for monitoring the progress made in achieving SDGs. SDG targets and their corresponding indicators interact with each other forming an...

Policy Report
Author:
Ruth
GUZMAN
Adnan
HEZRI
Athapol
ANUNTHAVORASAKUL

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has carried out policy research on strengthening capacities for effective implementation of Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) and identifying pathways to facilitate mainstreaming of ESC with a specific focus on the roles governments can play in promoting sustainable consumption. An...

Commissioned Report
Ministry of Environment of Japan - Commissioned Report

This draft report documents progress made on the “Low Carbon Technology Transfer Preparedness Database Project”, supported by the Ministry of Environment Japan in FY 2014. The report’s key focus lies on documenting subnational data gaps, sources and access issues whilst also describing contributions made to international processes on data and...

Commissioned Report

「平成26年度マレーシア国等における3R・適正処理および二国間協力に関する調査検討業務」報告書

Commissioned Report

平成26 年度 日中韓三カ国環境大臣会合共同研究実施事業 「北東アジアの環境ガバナンスに係る共同研究」 報告書

Data or Tool

The Sustainable Cities Database is a new information resource to help sustainable development actors identify potential partner cities for low-carbon technology transfer projects.

Spatial and Demographic Indicators: Spatial and demographic characteristics are described using a range of indicators, including population size and density, natural...

Discussion Paper
Author:

上海市は都市化規模と現代化水準の高まるにつれ、突発的な事件を誘発する要素も増えている。上海で発生する自然災害や人為災害の種類が多く、発生頻度も高いが、現在の上海市の総合減災システムは決して完全な状態にあるとは言えず、都市の災害防御能力もまだ比較的弱い。如何に都市安全や市民生命と財産を保障するかはすでに政府の優先課題となっている。本文はこのような状況を踏まえ、上海市民に対するアンケート調査結果に基づき、上海市民の防災減災意識を明らかにした上で、上海市の取組みの弱点について分析する。更に、防災減災教育や意識向上の重要性やその方策についても述べる。