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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Chang
Liu
Jie
Shang
Shuya
Wang
Food waste has become a pressing global issue in recent years. In China, the issue of food waste has become increasingly severe. As a provincial capital city, Harbin is also a major agricultural city in China with distinct urban and rural features. This paper uses Harbin as a case study to evaluate different strategies for preventing and reducing...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
There has been broad recognition that current food systems need to go through a process of transformation and transition. In the similar way that other areas have transitioned to be more sustainable, the transition process for food systems has some issues related to justice in terms of achieving more sustainable and inclusive food production...
Issue Brief
T7 Japan Issue Paper
Author:
Dennis
Snower
Shinobu
Yamaguchi
Akio
Takemoto
Upalat
Korwatanasakul
Mahesti
Okitasari
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement established a strong foundation for the coherent implementation of climate action and sustainable development objectives across all levels and sectors. However, recent global crises, such as climate, energy, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and...
Policy Brief
Author:
Tom
Moerenhout
Pranati Chestha
Kohli
Siddharth
Goel
Saon
Ray
The International Energy Agency estimates that to hit net-zero globally by 2050, six times more critical minerals will be required in 2040 than today. The rapid increase in demand for critical minerals is likely to increase price volatility. This could aggravate energy security concerns, and thereby delay the necessary clean energy transition...
Policy Report
This report aims to provide an overview of the information related to the plastics value chain in the ASEAN region. It focuses on the availability of local and national data used for material flow analyses (MFAs) – instead of actual data content – as this information aims to be a stocktaking exercise towards building capacity in the area of data...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources, Conservation and Recycling
Author:
Sébastien
M.R. Dente
Seiji
Hashimoto
Highlights Japan's economy-wide eco-efficiency of materials and its decomposition analysis are conducted for the first time. More than 400 materials, 13 impact categories, and 4 life cycle stages were analyzed. Material groups with a larger share of value added and environmental impact to national total, except for pig iron and crude steel , show...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Victor
Silva
Fransisco
Contreras
Ryu
Koide
Given the effort to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, understanding the consumption patterns that facilitate and support changes is essential. In this context, household food consumption constitutes a large part of society’s environmental impacts due to the production and solid waste generation stages. Hence, we focus on applying the Life...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境科学会誌
Author:
Tomohiro
TASAKI
Yasuko
KAMEYAMA
Toshihiko
MASUI
Kiyoshi
TAKAHASHI
Tetsuya
TSURUMI
Keishiro
HARA
Ryu
Koide
サステイナビリティ・サイエンスは21世紀の人類の存続にとっての重要な科学であり,2000年頃以降,その発展が行われるよう様々な試みが行われてきた。一方,2015年以降の環境政策は目指すべき社会ビジョンの更新を伴いつつ大きな展開を見せている。本稿では,そのような時代のニーズに適合したサステイナビリティ・サイエンスの展開を見据え,これまでのサイエンスの動向とサステイナビリティの概念の具体化の進展を確認したうえで,人間–地球環境システムの複雑性のもとでの理解と社会としての認知,社会目標の再考と将来継承性,人間–地球環境システムの転換の3つの観点から,人新世の時代におけるサステイナビリティ・サイエンスの展開を論じた。最終的にまとめた11の論点として,例えば,複雑な人間...
Technical Report
ITTO Technical Report
ITTO project, PP-A/56-342B "ANALYSIS OF TIMBER LEGALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEMS AND GOOD PRACTICES IN VIET NAM FOR SUSTAINABLE TIMBER TRADE" conducted studies and developed two technical reports: Vietnam’s timber exports to Japan during 2018–2021 with a focus on products made using imported high-risk species. Using risk criteria stipulated by the Vietnam...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
There is a growing recognition of the urgent need to change citizens’ lifestyles to realise decarbonised societies. Consumption-based accounting (carbon footprinting) is a helpful indicator for measuring the impacts of peoples’ consumption on climate change by capturing both direct and embedded carbon emissions. However, while carbon footprinting...