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In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions
Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...
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In Routledge Handbook of Food Waste
Author:
Marlyne
Sahakian
Megha Shenoy
Ashoka
Tammara
Sama
Abigail Marie
Favis
Czarina
Salama
This chapter considers food waste from the perspective of cities in Asia, presenting case studies from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Interdisciplinary perspectives are brought together, drawing from sociology, industrial ecology, urban planning and public affairs, towards highlighting current efforts to manage waste in...
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In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
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Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...
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In Inclusive Green Economy: Policies and Practice
Author:
Derek
Eaton
This chapter aims to enable its readers to: i) Appreciate the need for a clear and comprehensive macroeconomic framework for research and policy analysis to support an inclusive green economy; ii) Understand the concept of multiple capital stocks – including human, physical, natural, social, institutional – and their utility in advancing the...
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In Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making
This chapter discusses the social and economic impacts of biofuels in East Asia by analyzing four country case studies. Three case study countries are large Asian rapidly developing countries which were expected to be large consumers and producers of biofuels at the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s: Indonesia, India, and China. All...
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In Biofuels and Sustainability: Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making
In the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s, there were high expectations in many Asian countries that biofuels could enhance energy security, provide jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There were hopes that biofuels could be produced and consumed on a large scale and high expectations of significant biofuel trade. Some...
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In Realising the Transformative Potential of the SDGs
* In this report, “sustainable technology” contributes to sustainable development, but the technology itself is not necessarily sustainable. * Accelerating the adoption and use of “sustainable” technology in all countries is necessary to achieve a transformation to sustainability. * Technology is prominently highlighted in the SDGs as a means of...
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In SDGsと環境教育:地球資源制約の視座と持続可能な開発目標のための学び
持続可能な生産と消費(SCP)は、「消費と生産システムが環境に及ぼすネガティブな影響を最小化しつつ、すべての人にとっての生活の質の向上を目指す包括的なアプローチ」と定義され、非常に包括的で広範な政策概念である。SCPに関連して、2015年に「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」とパリ合意と言う2つの国際合意がなされたことは注目すべきである。いずれの場合も、無限の資源、環境容量を前提としない社会経済へと舵取りすることについて国際合意したことにその画期性がある。この2つの政策的文脈の中で、生産と消費のあり方を変えることで社会経済の仕組みをより持続可能にすること(SCP)が注目されている。SCPを実現するための政策を検討する上では、製品とサービスのライフサイクル、ライフスタイルの変化...
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Green Economy and Green Growth in international trends of sustainability indicators

In Chapter 1 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies