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Policy Report

This report is the third compilation report on policies and measures with regards to marine plastics litter taken / to be taken by the participating countries, regions and organizations. This comprehensive report was produced under the responsibility of the Ministry of Ecological Transition, Government of Italy, with the support of the Ministry of...

Book
Editor:
Maiko
Nishi
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Himangana
Gupta
Madoka
Yoshino

This open access book is a compilation of case studies that provide useful knowledge and lessons that derive from on-the-ground activities and contribute to policy recommendations, focusing on the relevance of social-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) to “transformative change.” The concept of “transformative change” has been...

Policy Report
Author:
Joseph Edward Alegado
Jose Miguel Aliño
Stephen Cheuk Fai Chow
Ma. Brida Lea Diola
Lea Gurrero
Von Hernandez
Yuichi Ishimura
Effie Kim
Doun Moon
Mitsu Okuno
Gemma Pelogio
Peixun Pey
Tiara Samson
Satyarupa Shekhar Swain
Maria Antonia Tanchuling,
Vu Duc Canh

Plastic is ubiquitous: we use it for life-saving medical devices, clothing, toys and cosmetics; we use it in agriculture and industry. But we also know the growing risk of plastic waste in the environment, landfills and the oceans. 

For example, the amount of plastic that some fulmars accumulate in their stomachs during their lives is...

Book
Sustainability
Editor:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Shunsuke
Managi

Under the era of Paris Agreement and SDGs, agenda for sustainability has shifted from regulation to designing fundamental changes in socio-technical system towards decarbonized and circular society. This shift would largely depend on taking advantage of emerging forces in socio-technical system. This includes new business models, drivers of wealth...

Book

『はかって、へらそうCO2 1.5℃大作戦』では、次世代を担う子ども向けに、私たちの日常生活が気候変動に与える影響や持続可能な未来のためにできる行動を、科学的根拠に基づきわかりやすく、また子どもにも身近な事例や説明を用いて監修しました。「②へらす編」では、すまい、移動、食べもの、消費財の4つの領域で温室効果ガス削減につながる実践的な選択肢を提示。さらに、その輪を広げるためのヒントも紹介しています。

Book

『はかって、へらそうCO2 1.5℃大作戦』では、次世代を担う子ども向けに、私たちの日常生活が気候変動に与える影響や持続可能な未来のためにできる行動を、科学的根拠に基づきわかりやすく、また子どもにも身近な事例や説明を用いて監修しました。「①はかる編」では、気候変動緩和の必要性を総合的に解説した上で、ライフスタイルカーボンフットプリントの考え方を紹介。自分の生活に関連してどれだけの温室効果ガスが排出されているのかを簡易計算できるワークシートを使って、理解を深めます。

Policy Report

Understanding Myanmar’s solid waste systems presents a challenge for anyone working in the sector. While waste collection and disposal challenges faced by Myanmar’s cities and towns share similarities, strategies to overcome them evolve locally and are often not well-communicated between different local government bodies. Data on the country’s...

Policy Report

This report is the second compilation report on policies and measures with regards to marine plastics litter taken / to be taken by the participating countries, regions and organizations. This comprehensive report was produced under the responsibility of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the support...

Policy Report

Starting in August 2019, the SWITCH Asia SCP Facility has provided technical support to Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) for development of the National Action Plan on Sustainable Consumption and Production (2021.2030) (NAP on SCP). The SCP Facility established a team of international and national experts to conduct an assessment on...

Policy Report
Author:
United States Environmental Protection Agency (US-EPA)

The Best Practices for Solid Waste Management: A Guide for Decision-Makers in Developing Countries (Guide) is focused on best practices for solid waste management in medium and large urban centers in developing countries (generally referred to as “cities” in the Guide), because they face the most substantial solid waste management challenges. Given...