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Policy Brief
Editor:
Tomohiro
Tasaki

経済協力開発機構(OECD)が、2016年に9月に拡大生産者責任政策を導入するうえでの留意事項やガイダンスをまとめた『Extended Producer Responsibility—Updated Guidance for Efficient Waste Management』を発表しました。これは、2001年に発表された『 Extended Producer Responsibility: A Guidance Manual for Governments』を15年ぶりにアップデートするものです。

今回、地球環境戦略研究機関では、国立環境研究所と連携して、OECDの許可を得て、このアップデートガイダンスの日本語要約版を作成しました。
この日本語要約版は...

Peer-reviewed Article
In MATTER: International Journal of Science and Technology

Due to ever increasing demand, the electronics industry has been growing at a rapid pace, and therefore handling and management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) has become one of the key problems in the modern world. Improper handling and management of WEEE in developing countries can cause a huge environmental damage and threats...

PR, Newsletter or Other

The Brochure on the Joint Crediting Mechanism developed for stakeholders in Mongolia aims to provide general information on the JCM Financing Programme, review process on project proposals, and answers to the frequently asked questions. The JCM promotes leading low carbon technologies for climate change mitigation and sustainable development.

Policy Report
Author:
Huizhen
Chen

How we choose to live as a society and as individuals – what houses we choose and build, what food we eat and grow, how we spend our spare time, and what type of transport we use – will have an enormous impact on the trajectory of human history.
This publication will help policymakers, individuals and other stakeholders understand what a holistic...

Policy Report
_Global Environment Outlook_ Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific
Contributor:

Hotta contributed as a lead author for Section 2.6: Waste of the Report.

Presentation

Past/On-going Research Projects on SCP in Other Regions: Case Study of EU Projects

1st Workshop on Policy Design Research for SCP

The workshop to launch S-16 project in Asia was organised in October 20-21, 2016. Ryu Koide made a presentation on the mapping of the past and on-going research projects related to Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in other regions with a case study of EU projects.

Issue Brief

Assuming all thermal power plants currently planned for construction and replacement are put into operation, coal-fired and gas-fired power plants need to operate below 56% and 43%, respectively, of their capacity factor in order to achieve Japan’s electric power sector’s voluntary emissions intensity targets for 2030. However, the voluntary...

Policy Report
Editor:
OECD

This report updates the 2001 Guidance Manual for Governments on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), which provided a broad overview of the key issues, general considerations, and the potential benefits and costs associated with producer responsibility for managing the waste generated by their products put on the market. Since then, EPR policies...

Presentation
8th LCS-RNet Annual Meeting

In Parallel Session 3.4: sustainable production and consumption as core fields of transition at 8th LCS-R Net Annual Meeting in Wuppertal, Germany, Yasuhiko Hotta made a presentation titled "Sustainable production and consumption in low carbon communities – an Asian perspective".

Issue Brief
Author:
Katherine Rittenhouse
Peter Sopher
Daniel Francis
Stefano De Clara
Jeff Swartz

This case study covers the experimental Japanese voluntary ETS, the J-Credit System, the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program, the Joint Crediting Mechanism, Commentary on Market Functioning, and Policy Distinction.

Remarks:

This case study is co-authored by the IGES, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), and the Environmental Defense Fund...