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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)
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...

Commissioned Report

The basic survey on development of “Asia Pacific 3R White Paper” project conducted the basic survey and institutionalization of experts/researchers group for development for the Asia Pacific 3R white paper (tentative title). In addition, the zero draft of writing guideline for Asia Pacific 3R white paper was developed initially for the development...

Discussion Paper

2014年11月12日、米中首脳会談後の共同声明において、米国と中国が、以下のような温室効果ガス(GHG)の排出削減目標を発表した。
o 米国:2025年までにGHG排出量を2005年比で26~28%削減
o 中国:2030年頃までに、なるべく早い時期にCO2排出量を頭打ち(ピークアウト); 一次エネルギー消費における非化石燃料の割合を2030年までに約20%
 本稿では、米中の2020年以降の温暖化対策目標について、既存文献で示される両国の排出経路シナリオと比較することにより、目標の野心度についての評価を行った。評価するに当たり、気温上昇2℃未満抑制に向けた排出経路との整合性、及び目標達成のための追加的な努力の必要性、という二つの評価軸を用いた。前者は環境十全性の視点から評価であり...

Conference Proceeding
Author:
IPSS

In late October 2014, over thirty participants met for a two day workshop on Advancing Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) and Sustainable Lifestyles Practices in China. The workshop was organised in cooperation between the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan and the Environmental Education Center at Beijing Normal...

Presentation
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology (Yokohama, Japan; 13-19 July 2014)

Presentation at the World Congress of Sociology based on research in 6 Asian countries (China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand) regarding the current implementation status of ESC in each country and the facilitative roles governments can play in its enhancement.

Presentation

Recycling business in developing Asia: policy recommendations

ARC working group, Surabaya

This presentation describes finding of an ADB project on investigation of recycling business in developing Asian countries: China, India, Malaysia and Thailand.

Remarks:

For working group discussion only.

Commissioned Report
Author:
Theng Lee Chong
Li Jinhui
Piya
WANPEN
Prasad
MODAK

Due to a rapid increase in waste generation in Asia, recycling businesses are increasing their already significant contribution to sustainable solid waste management. At the same time, improper practices of recycling businesses can also generate serious health and environmental impacts. There is therefore a clear need to promote the scaling up of...