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Negombo City is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It is the major commercial and transport centre, and main health service provider for the region. However, municipal solid waste management is a pressing concern for Negombo due to expanding urbanization, increasing income, lack of public awareness, changes in...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Author:
Rosemary
Hill
Çiğdem
Adem
Wilfred
VAlangui
Zsolt
Molnár
Yildiz
Aumeeruddy-Thomas
Peter
Bridgewater
Maria
Tengö
Randy
Thaman
Constant
Yao
Fikret
Berkes
Joji
Carino
Manuela
da Cunha
Mariteuw
Diaw
Sandra
Díaz
Viviana
Figueroa
Judy
Fisher
Preston
Hardison
Kaoru
Ichikawa
Peris
Kariuki
Madhav
Karki
Phil
Lyver
Pernilla
Malmer
Onel
Masardule
Alfred
Yeboah
Diego
Pacheco
Tamar
Pataridze
Edgar
Perez
Michèle-Marie
Rou
Hassan
Roba
Jennifer
Rubis
Dayuan
Xue

Working with indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) is vital for inclusive assessments of nature and nature’s linkages with people. Indigenous peoples’ concepts about what constitutes sustainability, for example, differ markedly from dominant sustainability discourses. The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES) is...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Monitoringand Assessment
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Ridhika
Aggarwal
Ali
Kharrazi
Tonni
Agustiono Kurniawan
It is more than 4 years since the 2030 agenda for sustainable development was adopted by the United Nations and its member states in September 2015. Several efforts are being made by member countries to contribute towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The progress which had been made over time in achieving SDGs can be...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Food Security
Author:
Marcin
Jarzebski
Abubakari
Ahmed
Yaw
Boafo
Boubacar
Balde
Linda
Chinangwa
Graham
von Maltitz
Alexandros
Gasparatos

A number of industrial crops have been promoted in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to meet a range of policy objectives including economic growth, rural development, agricultural modernization and energy security. The food security impacts of industrial crop production have received extensive policy attention and have been widely discussed in the academic...

Peer-reviewed Article

Factors Promoting Clean Energy in Japanese Cities: Nuclear Risks Versus Climate Change Risks

In Sustainability
Author:
Tomio
Miwa
Takayuki
Morikawa
This article focuses on understanding the factors aecting the subconscious minds of urban citizens in terms of promoting clean energy and deregulation of the electricity sector. Does risk perception related to climate change and nuclear energy eect their choices? Does it differ between cities? A comparative analysis was performed for four cities...
Book Chapter
In Emission Gap Report 2019
Author:
Takeshi
Kuramochi
Michel
den Elzen
Peters
Glen

This chapter assesses the latest trends in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as well as progress of G20 economies towards both the Cancun pledges for 2020 and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for 2025 and 2030.

Report can be download from here.
https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/emissions-gap-report-2019

Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceeding of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
Author:
Asep
Sofyan
N.T.K. Oanh
D.A.Permadi
P. Lestari
H.S.Huboyo
W.Handayani

Transformative actions on climate change and other sustainability issues at city level is important to achieve GHG emission reduction. To anchor transformative actions, a wider societal consensus building based on science policy process is key element. This paper explores process to prioritize policies and detail actions of selected policy on low...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceedings of The Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies

In many cities, ride-hailing or shared taxi systems have transformed service delivery, spurred new businesses, and changed lifestyles. There is nonetheless limited systematic analysis of the impact of these shared taxi systems on transport decisions and travel patterns. The article aims to fill that void by drawing on new survey data to analyze...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceedings of the eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies

This article describes awareness raising campaign and engagement of junior high school students as one of major users and its impacts on the knowledge and intentions to use public bus in developing city. The awareness program was conducted through the planning of activities; implementation of training and evaluation of programs. To capture the...

Book Chapter
In Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 5: Understanding the Multiple Values associated with Sustainable Use in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)
Author:
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Evonne
Yiu

In this volume, we seek to contribute to the understanding of how different kinds of values, which have been called “multiple values of nature” (we will use the initialism “MVN” for the purposes of this volume), are provided and maintained through sustainable use of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS). The...