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Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, caring, working, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. While continued economic growth and urbanisation in many countries are expected, it is imperative to consider how we...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In IATSS Review

The transport sector is one of the main sources of global GHG emissions, of which road transport emissions are greatest. The decarbonisation of road transport requires systemic changes combined with technological interventions to optimise the use of transport modes. Given the diverse options for road transport decarbonisation due to differences in...

Research Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio

Tämä raportti ehdottaa hiilijalanjälkitavoitteita ja vaihtoehtoja sille, miten yhteiskunta voi elämäntapamuutosten kautta rajoittaa ilmaston lämpenemisen enintään 1,5 asteeseen Pariisin ilmastosopimuksen tavoitteiden mukaisesti. Sekä aihetta käsittelevä kirjallisuus että poliittinen päätöksenteko ja liike-elämä ovat toistaiseksi keskittyneet...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 国際交通安全学会誌

運輸部門は、世界における温室効果ガス(GHG)の主な排出源の1つであり、特に道路輸送の比率が高い。道路輸送の脱炭素化には、技術革新と社会変革を組み合わせ、輸送手段を最適化することが求められる。道路輸送の脱炭素化に際しては、技術の進捗状況や商業化のレベルが国や地域によって大きく異なるため、地域ごとのまちづくりや社会的課題の解決につながるような方策が求められる。運輸部門の脱炭素化は、広範な社会構造の変化につながり、気候危機といった深刻な問題に対する解決に貢献するとともに、豊かな交通社会を導く好機となりうる。

Technical Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio

This report demonstrates that changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are a critical and integral part of the solutions package to addressing climate change. The report fills a gap in the existing research by establishing global targets for lifestyle carbon footprints, examining current consumption patterns and their impacts on...

Commentary (Op. Ed)
聖教新聞

本記事では、新型コロナウイルス(COVID-19)からの「グリーン・リカバリー(緑の復興)」について、欧州連合の取り組み(欧州グリーンディール)を紹介し、日本での緑の復興の可能性や課題について述べている。

本記事は、聖教新聞に2020年9月30日に掲載された。

Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio

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...

Presentation
HLPF2019 IGESSide Event “From Science to Implementation: Strengthening the Science Policy Interface (SPI) to Integrate Climate Change, Resilience, and the SDGs” on 11thJuly 2019, UNHQ, NY

HLPF2019 IGESSide Event “From Science to Implementation: Strengthening the Science Policy Interface (SPI) to Integrate Climate Change, Resilience, and the SDGs” on 11thJuly 2019, UNHQ, NY

Commissioned Report

Across the world, the rate of urbanization is increasing at a rapid pace. As the areas in which the majority of people live and work, cities are increasingly acknowledged as the arena in which solutions to major societal and environmental challenges must be implemented. This rapid change has put many cities under significant strain. Local...