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Policy Report
Author:
Arisman
Pasicha
Chaikaew
Nuta
Supakata
Brida Lea
Diola
Noriza Tibon
Sadie
Diep Dinh
Phong
Behavioural insight interventions, alongside traditional policy measures, offer promising solutions to nudge consumers away from single-use plastic consumption. This comprehensive Guidance Note shares practical lessons on the application of behavioural insights in four ASEAN countries: Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam. The...
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...
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...
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability MDPI
Author:
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have been identified as potential enablers for alternative forms of sharing surplus food to prevent food loss and waste. Food sharing platforms can also provide an entry point to the sustainability transition by encouraging its users to confront the systemic causes of unsustainable and inequitable...
Report Chapter
This chapter is developed to the Plastic Atlas Japan Special Edition プラスチック・アトラス アジア[日本語特別版]. As discussed by the chapter, Japan has introduced numerous innovative policies and strategies to promote the circulation of resources and to build a sustainable society. The Japanese experience shows that building an adequate waste management system is a...
Report Chapter
This chapter is newly added to the Plastic Atlas Japan Special Edition プラスチック・アトラス アジア[日本語特別版]. From the “economic miracle” period up to the present, Japan has built an excellent system for efficiently collecting and recycling recyclable waste. Yet, recycling does not constitute a definitive solution. Rather, it is important to lower the amount of...
Policy Brief
United Nations 7th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Masahiko
Hirao
This science-policy brief was published as a background science policy brief for United Nations 7th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals held on May 5-6, 2022. Since 2015, the international policy community has started to agree on international agreements with ambitious middle-term and...