- The Voluntary Local Review (VLR) process is providing a useful tool for subnational levels of government to take on the SDGs.
- The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies has published two reports to support the growing number of local and regional governments conducting VLRs.
This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...
In ASEAN cities, ‘waste management’ is persistently cited as the top challenge faced by local governments. Ideally, ‘sound’ waste management approaches should be grounded in scientific principles, utilise appropriate technologies, be financially feasible and also socially sensible – a demanding package far from the grasp of many cities. So far...
Bandung is implementing a pedestrianisation programme called
“Panca Trotoar” to provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually
appealing walking environments. The “Panca Trotoar” aims to
achieve these objectives by ensuring all sidewalks have a bench for
resting, a stone ball to prevent traffic on sidewalk, a flower pot for
Public Participation in Urban Planning is broadly acknowledged and
there has been a shift in planning and decision-making by involving
stakeholders, aimed at children and youth participation at the local
level. UNICEF defines a Child Friendly City as a “local system of good
governance committed to fulfilling children’s rights. It is a city where
Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...
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