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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

Addressing the prevailing mode of high-carbon lifestyles is crucial for the transition towards a net-zero carbon society. Existing studies fail to fully investigate the underlining factors of unsustainable lifestyles beyond individual determinants nor consider the gaps between current footprints and reduction targets. This study examines latent...

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日仏ラウンドテーブル プラスチック問題解決の為に協力する科学と公共政策

2019年10月3日に、東京のアンスティチュ・フランセにおいて、プラスチック汚染問題解決の為に協力する科学と公共政策と題する公開セミナーが開催された。IGES・SCPの堀田は、パネリストとして、プラスチック問題解決に向けた政策の状況について紹介した。

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10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
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In this presentation, the characteristics of different consumer segments and their carbon footprints will be examined based on the analysis of consumer expenditure and time-use survey data. It utilises anonymised survey microdata and carbon intensity from existing EEIOA databases and focuses on in-depth analysis of the relationships between...

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10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio

In this study, carbon footprints of households are estimated based on a combination of physical consumption and monetary-based data. Long-term targets for carbon footprints are established based on a review of existing emission scenarios. Hotspots for lifestyle carbon footprints, in nutrition, housing, mobility, and other domains, are identified...

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East Asian Sociological Association Congress

New social movements are constantly emerging that aim to implement sustainable solutions: the Return to Rural movement is a typical case that operates on the underlying premise that the current development centred consumer society should recognize the urgent need for radical shift due to the scale of catastrophic environmental degradation and socio...

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TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR THE SAAFURAAJJE SMALL GRANT AWARD WINNERS
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This presentation was delivered as a part of the training workshop on Saafraaj which was organized with aimed at developing capacity of Island Council members of Zone 6, Maldives, towards implementation of the regional waste management strategy.

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...

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The Final Workshop on Promotion of Environmental Education in Primary Schools in Phnom Penh
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Phnom Penh Capital Administration (PPCA), Department of Education, Youth and Sports (DoEYS), and IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) have jointly organized the Final Workshop on Promotion of Environmental Education (E.E.) in Primary Schools in Phnom Penh, with the aim of sharing the result of sharing the result...

Conference Paper
ISIE 2019 Beijing
Author:
Masahiko
Hirao
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Norichika
Kanie

The Asia-Pacific region is the cradle of production and the center stage of the world economy today. At the same time, the region is a flourishing arena of new socio-economic development driven by digitalization and servicization. In light of these trends, it is necessary to examine emerging opportunities for transitioning to Sustainable...

Briefing Note
Author:
Melissa May
F. Cardenas

The Minamata Convention on Mercury was adopted at the conference held in Kumamoto City and Minamata City in October 2013. The convention aims to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions/releases of mercury and mercury compounds and stipulates appropriate management and reduction of the emissions through the entire...