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In 環境経済・政策研究
近年,環境負荷の低減と生活の質を両立する持続可能なライフスタイルに対する注目が集まっている. 2018 年 4 月に閣議決定された第五次環境 基本計画では,消費の転換,食品ロスの削減,住まい,移動手段,働き方改革等を通した「環境に やさしく健康で質の高い生活への転換」が掲げられた. 2019年6月に閣議決定されたパリ協定に基づく成長戦略として の長期戦略においても,技術や社会システムと並び「ライフスタイルのイノベーション」が位置付 けられた. GHG 排出量 のネット・ゼロ目標等の長期目標へ向け,個別の行動変容や製品選択による改善に留まらず,社会技術システムとライフスタイルとを一体的に転換 していくことが求められる. そのためには...
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In Technological Forecasting and Social Change
Technology foresight is crucial in shaping the futures of social good that brings intrinsic and instrumental values to engage different stakeholders in the process. Within this context, the impact of technological innovation on the society from a multi-dimensional perspective is understudied. This paper addresses and investigates this gap by...
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In Proceeding of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
Author:
Asep
Sofyan
N.T.K. Oanh
D.A.Permadi
P. Lestari
H.S.Huboyo
W.Handayani
Transformative actions on climate change and other sustainability issues at city level is important to achieve GHG emission reduction. To anchor transformative actions, a wider societal consensus building based on science policy process is key element. This paper explores process to prioritize policies and detail actions of selected policy on low...
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In sustainability
Author:
Andante
Hadi Pandyaswargo
Michael
Knaus
Hiroshi
Onoda
Faezeh
Mahichi
Yanghui
Guo
Due to its ability to recover both material and energy from organic waste, biogas technology is considered one of the best technology for treating organic waste. While in many emerging Asian countries more than 50% of municipal waste is organic waste, the amount of organic waste treated with biogas technology remains very limited. This study...
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In Global Policy
This article argues that the environment was extensively incorporated into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with broad and ambitious targets, reflecting environmental concerns throughout the SDGs. Many environment‐related targets – including some of the most important ones – were placed under ‘non‐environmental’ goals. The SDGs also...
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In Sustainable Cities and Society
Author:
Kiyo
KURISU
Keisuke
HANAKI
Climate change has been one of the central issues for long-term transformations of cities. However, environmental loads have not been effectively taken into account for future urban plans. Specifically, possible reductions of carbon emissions from cities significantly rely on technological progress and human lifestyle changes, among other factors...
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In Waste Management
Author:
Albert
Altarejos Magalang
Eligio
T. Ildefonso
Maria
Delia Cristina M. Valdez
Liz
C. Silva
Municipal solid waste management (MSWM) is considered one of the serious environmental issues in the Philippines, with corresponding linkages to the climate change and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, methane (CH4) linked with indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste has received the much attention with regard to public health...
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In Sustainability
Author:
Tomio
Miwa
Morikawa
Takayuki
This paper focuses on understanding the difference between East and West Japan with respect to citizens’ subjective views on renewable energy. A comparative analysis was performed for cities in the east and west because renewable energy is a natural resource unique to each location and suitable for a distributed energy network operated under the...
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In Case Studies on Transport Policy
A large proportion of Asia’s urban population is served by informal modes of transport known as paratransit. Many of the vehicles in this informal sector contribute to rising air pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Energy-efficient technologies could make paratransit environmentally sustainable. However, the purchase and use of clean...
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In Energy
Based on a household energy use survey, this paper explores the technical and economic potential of residential energy savings in a Chinese city, Xiamen. The survey adopted a similar questionnaire used by the U.S. EIA's Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), covering the end-uses of cooking, water heating, plug-in appliances, lighting and...