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Book Chapter
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...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon Management
Author:
Nguyen Thi Kim
Oanh
Lai Nguyen
Huy
Didin Agustian
Permadi
Puji
Lestari
Asep
Sofyan

Lack of robust data to assess the effects of different policies may hamper the design and implementation of effective solutions to reduce traffic emissions. This study analyzed the emissions of passenger fleets in Bandung, Indonesia, illustrated with three emission scenarios against the 2015 baseline. Local surveys were conducted to get traffic...

PR, Newsletter or Other

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and Semarang City Government concluded an agreement to collaborate and support the implementation of City Resilience Strategy (CRS) on 24 May, 2016. IGES provides a total solution on actionable plans by conducting the following activities (Figure 1):
1) Developing low-carbon society scenarios...

Fact Sheet

Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Bambang
Haryono
Mochamad
Farhan
Muhammad Luthfi Eko
Nugroho
Maryono
Satria
Utama
Hadiyanto
Tomoki
Ehara
Kazuya
Fujiwara

Following up the Presidential Regulation 61/2011 and 71/2011, Semarang City as one of the cities in Indonesia has a liability in the GHG reduction activities. This research on the low carbon society (LCS) scenario for Semarang City are carried out aiming to contribu-tion to promoting climate change actions and policies in the city. This study is...

Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境情報科学 学術研究論文集

本論の目的は,インドネシアの気候変動緩和対策の現状を明らかにし,また,その実施上の課題を明確化することである。特に政権交代後の政策面や組織・調整面の動向に着目し,潜在的な課題・阻害要因につき,インタビュー調査や文献調査により検討を行う。その結果,関係ステークホルダー間の連携や調整の強化,緩和計画などの政策面の強化が今後の緩和対策実施上の課題として確認された。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
Author:
Regan Leonardus
Kaswanto
Hadi Susilo
Arifin
Nurhayati
Arifin
Aris
Munandar
Mochamad
Muchtar
Kei
Gomi
Tsuyoshi
Fujita
Kaohisa
Koakutsu

Governments are increasingly seeking low-cost ways to curb residential energy use. This article examines the effect of one such innovative approach to energy savings in Bogor, Indonesia: a prepaid electricity meter system. The Bogor prepaid system requires households pay up front for their electricity as the meter tracks consumption and credit. By...

Commentary (Op. Ed)
グリーン・パワー

パーム油は、西アフリカ原産のアブラヤシの実を搾った油脂から作られる。日本で消費される植物油のうち菜種油についで2番目に多く消費され、国民一人当たり年に4~5リットル消費している(WWF 2015)。食用油、マーガリン・ショートニング、スナック菓子、化粧品、洗剤など幅広い用途に使用されている。また、ここ数年ではアブラヤシの種子からパーム核油を取り出した後の残ざん渣さであるパーム核殻が輸入され、国内のバイオマス発電で使用されるようになっている(滝沢 2015等)。よって、パーム油はその生産過程で生じる副産物も含めて、私たちにとって非常に身近な存在といえる。しかし、日本ではパーム油を使用する商品の原材料名には「植物油脂」と記載されるので、普段パーム油を消費しているという実感をもつのが難しく...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water

Modeling insecurity under future climate change and socio-economic development is
indispensable for adaptive planning and sustainable management of water resources. This case study
strives to assess the water quality and quantity status for both the present and the near future in
the Ciliwung River basin inside the Jakarta Province under different...

Research Report

While being broadly framed as 17 separate and diverse elements, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets inherently interlink with one another making up indivisible parts of sustainability from a systemic perspective. Actions or measures taken for achieving one goal may be mutually reinforcing or contradictory with achieving...