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In Energy Efficiency in Motor Systems

Compressed air systems account for 5–35% of electricity use among the Indian manufacturing sector. It shares a significant portion of the production cost, but its energy-efficiency measures are not widely applied in India yet. From 2011 to 2018, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)...

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In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions

Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...

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In Routledge Handbook of Food Waste
Author:
Marlyne
Sahakian
Megha Shenoy
Ashoka
Tammara
Sama
Abigail Marie
Favis
Czarina
Salama

This chapter considers food waste from the perspective of cities in Asia, presenting case studies from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Interdisciplinary perspectives are brought together, drawing from sociology, industrial ecology, urban planning and public affairs, towards highlighting current efforts to manage waste in...

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In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
Author:

Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...

Briefing Note
Author:
Melissa May
F. Cardenas

The Minamata Convention on Mercury was adopted at the conference held in Kumamoto City and Minamata City in October 2013. The convention aims to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions/releases of mercury and mercury compounds and stipulates appropriate management and reduction of the emissions through the entire...

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In SDGsと環境教育:地球資源制約の視座と持続可能な開発目標のための学び

持続可能な生産と消費(SCP)は、「消費と生産システムが環境に及ぼすネガティブな影響を最小化しつつ、すべての人にとっての生活の質の向上を目指す包括的なアプローチ」と定義され、非常に包括的で広範な政策概念である。SCPに関連して、2015年に「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」とパリ合意と言う2つの国際合意がなされたことは注目すべきである。いずれの場合も、無限の資源、環境容量を前提としない社会経済へと舵取りすることについて国際合意したことにその画期性がある。この2つの政策的文脈の中で、生産と消費のあり方を変えることで社会経済の仕組みをより持続可能にすること(SCP)が注目されている。SCPを実現するための政策を検討する上では、製品とサービスのライフサイクル、ライフスタイルの変化...

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Green Economy and Green Growth in international trends of sustainability indicators

In Chapter 1 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
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Efficiency and fairness of resource use: from a planetary boundary perspective

In Chapter 2 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
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In Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: From Agenda to Action

Education has a long history as an international priority, and the right to education was first enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Improving education and ensuring all people are afforded a high standard of education will be reaffirmed as a key global goal of development under the post-2015 development agenda. The...