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Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Ajay Kumar
Taloor
Anil Kumar
Singh
Amit
Kumar
Jayant Nath
Tripathi
Maya
Kumari
Bahadur Singh
Kotlia
Girish Ch
Kothyari
Surya Prakash
Tiwari

The study evaluates the impacts of India’s COVID-19 lockdown and unlocking periods on
the country’s ambient air quality. India experienced three strictly enforced lockdowns followed by
unlocking periods where economic and social restrictions were gradually lifted. We have examined
the in situ and satellite data of NO2 emissions for several...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment, Development and Sustainability
Author:
Gemma
Ellis

This study’s objective is to examine how ASEAN countries reported their environment-related policies for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), and a dataset of their environmental policies was developed. This is a necessary first step in analyzing the reasons for insufficient progress on the...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Environmental Science | Freshwater Science
Author:
Tia
Jenkins
Bhaleka
Persaud
Win
Cowger
Kathy
Szigeti
Dominique
Roche
Erin
Clary
Stephanie
Slowinski
Benjamin
Lei
Ebenezer
Nyadjro
Thomas
Maes
Leah-Thornton
Hampton
Melanie
Bergmann
Julian
Aherne
Sherri
Mason
John
Honek
Fereidoun
Rezanezhad
Amy
Lusher
Andy
Booth
Rodney
Smith
Philippe Van
Cappellen

The rapid growth in microplastic pollution research is influencing funding priorities, environmental policy, and public perceptions of risks to water quality and environmental and human health. Ensuring that environmental microplastics research data are findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) is essential to inform policy and...

Policy Brief
T7 Policy Brief: T7 Task Force on Climate and Environment
Author:

G7 leaders have already accepted many important concepts related to the environment and sustainability. The G7 agreed to “protect our planet by supporting a green revolution that creates jobs” in 2021 at the Cornwall Summit. However, the challenge is that the G7 has mostly issued general statements of principle rather than committed to concrete...

Book Chapter
In Global Pandemic and Human Security: Technology and Development Perspective

COVID-19 has changed the way we understand risk and vulnerability. The pandemic provides a more in-depth understanding of how systemic risks work and how they affect lives, livelihoods and economies at a broader scale. Consequently, a range of impacts was observed, including loss of human health, livelihoods, loss of general wellbeing, protracted...

Book Chapter
In Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
Author:
R. A. Begum, R. Lempert, E. Ali, T.A. Benjaminsen, T. Bernauer, W. Cramer, X. Cui, K. Mach, G. Nagy, N.C.Stenseth, R. Sukumar, P. Wester
et al.

The IPCC Working Group II contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report addresses the challenges of climate action in the context of sustainable development with a particular focus on climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. Since IPCC AR5, human influence on the Earth’s climate has become unequivocal, increasingly apparent, and...

Discussion Paper

2021年は英国がG7の議長を務め、サミット及び一連の大臣会合を開催した。G7には、エンゲージメントグループという、政府から独立したステークホルダーが提言や政策対話を行う仕組みが存在する。各エンゲージメントグループは、本年6月に開催されたG7サミットに先立ち、G7で議論される分野に関してそれぞれ提言をまとめ、公開した。本稿では、気候・環境分野に関する各エンゲージメントグループの提言を整理し、G7サミットの成果とエンゲージメントグループの提言を主に比較した。その結果、エンゲージメントグループによる提言の多くは、G7カービスベイ首脳コミュニケ(首脳コミュニケ)及び付属文書、気候・環境大臣会合コミュニケ(大臣会合コミュニケ)等で合意された内容の中に何らかの形で言及がなされていることが分かった...

Book Chapter
In モルディブを知るための35章

As in many developing countries, waste management is one of the greatest challenges faced by the Maldives. The limited or unavailbility of waste collection services, proper treatment, and disposal systems on the islands often results in dumping household waste on the beach, ocean, and forests and also open burning of waste. These activities are...

Policy Brief

Agricultural certification schemes are increasingly requiring concession holders to prevent deforestation when they develop plantations but do not sufficiently address forest restoration, which is necessary to prevent further biodiversity loss. This policy brief recommends, by focusing on palm oil, that agricultural certification schemes strengthen...

Working Paper

Between the 1990s and early 2000s, large-scale illegal dumping and improper treatment of medical waste was a common occurrence in Japan, and became a serious social issue owing to the potential human health risk and environmental damage resulting from the waste itself, which could be infectious or contained sharps or chemical and toxic substances...