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Discussion Paper
Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, caring, working, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. While continued economic growth and urbanisation in many countries are expected, it is imperative to consider how we...
Commissioned Report
エネルギー対策特別会計を用いた海外でのCO2排出削減事業の効果測定、優先順位付け等に貢献することを目的に、以下の業務を実施した。 1.低炭素技術の国際的評価と効率的な普及方策; 1) 日本の低炭素技術の国際普及に向けた技術マッチメイキング・プラットフォームの効果の評価とその強化策の検討及び評価、2) JCM スキームによる低炭素技術の国際普及による効果等の評価及び同技術の効果的な普及策の提案、インド及びタイにおける活動の成果の共有並びに今後の活動・連携強化に関する協議等をおこなうため、3) 国内検討会を開催し、活動を総括した。 2. 都市間連携事業のスケールアップに向けた評価・検証; 2013 年度以降に実施してきた案件形成事業から選定した事業に関して1) これまでの実施事業に対するレビュー...
Presentation

Analysing sustainable pathways and carbon reduction trajectories based on SSPs in Los Angeles to achieve a carbon neutral andsustainable city (Phase 1: SSP narratives)

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Under the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in 2015, Los Angeles has been strongly motivated to be a global leader by creating an achievable climate action plan and sustainable solutions. To meet its goals, the city has developed L.A.’ s Green New Deal, which is an expanded version of the first Sustainable City pLAn developed in 2015. This Green...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
With the advent of high-spatial resolution (HSR) satellite imagery, urban land use/land cover (LULC) mapping has become one of the most popular applications in remote sensing. Due to the importance of context information (e.g., size/shape/texture) for classifying urban LULC features, Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) techniques are...
Presentation
Climate Change Symposium: Changing By Degrees Multidisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change
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Household consumption in the United States has significant impacts on climate change through the consumption of food, mobility, housing, consumer goods, leisure, and others. Consumer lifestyles and their climate change impacts vary significantly across consumer segments due to their household characteristics, and how they spend money and time. In...
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...
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
This commissioned report is related to the Technology Assessment project in FY2017 funded by MoEJ, which promotes the transfer and dissemination of Japanese low carbon technologies overseas, and to ultimately contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions at the global level. It consisted of various activities, which could be...
Technical Report
Author:
Tsukasa
SAITO
This report is related to the feasibility study on the potential application of Japanese low carbon technologies, namely compressed air system was conducted on November 8, 2017 at Endo Forging (THAILAND) CO., LTD. at Plaeng Yao in Thailand. It was a part of the activities conducted in India in FY2017 under the “Technology Assessment” project, which...
Conference Proceeding
This proceedings is related to the “Dissemination of Japanese Low-Carbon Technology in Thailand – Consultation Workshop” for the Technology Assessment (TA) project funded by MoEJ in FY2017, which was held in Bangkok on December 1, 2017. The workshop was jointly conducted by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies together with the Thai...