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Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Environmental Research

The focus of SCP policy has shifted from management of environmental pollution to wider socio-technical change including infrastructure, lifestyles and business models that are sustainable over decades. This paper first examines the expansion of the SCP policy domain through changes in focus of the following two aspects; product lifecycle policy...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Janet
Salem
Manfred
Lenzen

Current commitments in nationally determined contributions (NDCs) are insufficient to remain within the 2-degree climate change limit agreed to in the Paris Agreement. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that lifestyle changes are now necessary to stay within the limit. We reviewed a range of NDCs and national climate change...

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In Waste Management & Research

Source separation plays a pivotal role in sustainable and integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) and in achieving a circular economy in Asia. However, it is still not an official practice, and many cities continue to utilise open dumping, involving receiving mixed waste without pre-treatment. This paper, therefore, examines the...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science

This paper presents an approach for assessing lifestyle carbon footprints and lifestyle change options aimed at achieving the 1.5 °C climate goal and facilitating the transition to decarbonized lifestyles through stakeholder participatory research. Using data on Finland and Japan it shows potential impacts of reducing carbon footprints through...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Biological Conservation
Author:
Arief
Darmawan
Hendarto

Scholars have quantified the impact of the production and consumption of commodities, in particular agricul- tural commodities, on biodiversity loss. Certification schemes, meanwhile, have been instituted as a means to limit biodiversity loss caused by the production of some of these commodities. This paper clarifies how biodi- versity loss can be...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:

Since 2015, the international policy community has started to agree on international agreements with ambitious middle-term and long-term goals, highly relevant to sustainable consumption and production (SCP) such as those seen in the Paris Agreement, SDGs, and the plastic-related agreements at the G7 and G20 processes. Along with this trend, there...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Yusuke
Kishista
Eri
Amasawa
Pongsun
Bunditsakulchai
Jitti
Mungkalasiri
Masahiko
Hirao

Ensuring sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns is an important task for achieving Sustainable Development Goal 12 by 2030. To facilitate international and domestic collaboration toward regional SCP, we developed a collaborative workshop method to generate and structure ideas about consumption and production (CP) patterns and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Industrial Ecology
Author:
Sébastien
M. R. Dente
Daisuke
Tanaka
Chihiro
Kayo
Shinsuke
Murakami
Chiharu
Fujii
Kiyotaka
Tahara
Seiji
Hashimoto

Decoupling well-being from resource use and its associated environmental impacts through resource efficiency and circular economy has become the mainstream agenda for sustainable development. Resource productivity and material flow indicators have been widely used to evaluate resource decoupling. Several approaches have been introduced in Europe to...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

In the face of pressing environmental challenges, governments must pledge to achieve sustainability transitions within an accelerated timeline, faster than leaving these transitions to the market mechanisms alone. This had led to an emergent approach within the sustainability transition research (STR): Accelerated policy-driven sustainability...

Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境経済・政策研究
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Eri
Amasawa
Makiko
Kohno
Yusuke
Kishita
Cosmo
Takagi
Masahiko
Hirao

本稿では、消費生産形態のこれまでの変化と専門家による予見結果をもとに、持続可能な消費と生産(SCP: Sustainable Consumption and Production)形態の今後の課題と政策展開を論じる。