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Technical Report
本報告書は、ライフスタイル・カーボンフットプリント(※)を軸に私たちの日常生活での消費や行動が気候変動に与える影響を推定し、パリ協定の目標達成と豊かな暮らしの両立を探るものです。 ※家計が消費する製品やサービスのライフサイクル(資源の採取、素材の加工、製品の製造、流通、使用から廃棄)において生じるGHGの排出量 IGESは、2019年2月にフィンランド・アールト大学およびD-matと共同で『1.5-Degree Lifestyles – Targets and Options for Reducing Lifestyle Carbon Footprints』を発刊し、日本、フィンランド、中国、ブラジル、インドの平均的な暮らしでの温室効果ガス(GHG)排出量や特徴...
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...
Presentation
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...
Presentation
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...
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...
Presentation
The 13th Biennial International Conference on Ecobalance (Ecobalance 2018)
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This poster presentation received The People's Choice Award at the 13th Biennial International Conference on Ecobalance, 9-12 Oct. 2018, Tokyo, Japan. The poster was selected among over 90 posters by the votes of the participants. The Paris Agreement envisions a net negative carbon society by the second half of the century. Existing studies 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

Participation in the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) and North American Association of Environmental Education Annual Meetings (NAAEE)

Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development activities for the Environmental Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States

Presentation

Micro-component survey of residential water end-use. Lessons learned from Hanoi and Tokyo

Symposium on “Reducing GHG through Water Smart Lifestyle in Da Nang, Vietnam”