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Sustainability in Natural Resources Management and Land Planning所収

This chapter identifies significant transformations in agricultural land in terms of land use and land-use changes, analyses major drivers and trade-offs, and describes substantial policy interventions to arrest negative trends. The rapidly growing population and their needs constitute one of the significant drivers of land-use changes in the...

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Aligning Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies in Asia所収

The widespread adoption of low emissions technologies in rapidly developing countries is critical to resolving the climate emergency.1 However, many fast growing economies lack the energy efficient, renewable, and other advanced technologies needed to mitigate climate change. Technology transfer could help address these countries need. Yet the...

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Nature Climate Change所収
著者:
Grassi
Giacomo
Stehfest
Elke
Rogelj
Joeri
van Vuuren
Detlef
Cescatti
Alessandro
House
Jo
Nabuurs
Gert-Jan
Rossi
Simone
Alkama
Ramdane
Abad Viñas
Raúl
Calvin
Katherine
Ceccherini
Guido
Federici
Sandro
Fujimori
Shinichiro
Gusti
Mykola
Hasegawa
Tomoko
Havlik
Petr
Humpenöder
Florian
Korosuo
Anu
Perugini
Lucia
Tubiello
Francesco N.
Popp
Alexander

Mitigation pathways by Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) describe future emissions that keep global warming below specific temperature limits and are compared with countries’ collective greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction pledges. This is needed to assess mitigation progress and inform emission targets under the Paris Agreement. Currently...

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編者:
Nishi
Maiko
M. Subramanian
Suneetha
Gupta
Himangana
Yoshino
Madoka

This open access book is a compilation of case studies that provide useful knowledge and lessons that derive from on-the-ground activities and contribute to policy recommendations, focusing on the relevance of social-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) to “transformative change.” The concept of “transformative change” has been...

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Sustainability Science所収

Global environmental change, the depletion of natural resources, and unacceptable levels of pollution, among other anthropogenic impacts on the planet and its ecosystems, demand a radical shift in the way humankind develops. Global agreements like the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” or the “Paris Agreement on Climate Change” seek to...

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Climate Change, Disaster Risks and Human Security: Asian Experience and Perspectives所収

Climate-fragility risks are on the rise globally and developmental paths taken by countries could be attributed to this rise. To understand the link between development and climate-fragility risks, this chapter presents the findings of the survey conducted by authors with the development practitioners and experts from Asia. The purpose of the...

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Climate Change, Disaster Risks and Human Security: Asian Experience and Perspectives所収

Policies are the channels through which governments influence society and make course corrections for intended consequences. Institutions have the power to influence policy processes and outcomes and can determine the way governments engage with society. Policy formulation and implementation thus far have largely been based on populist assumptions...

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Sustainability Science所収

Urbanization and concomitant challenges pose a great threat to sustainable development. Urban and rural development
interacts through the flows of people, materials, energy, goods, capital, and information. Without building sound urban–rural linkages, achieving development in one area could compromise it in another area. Achieving sustainable...

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Sustainability Science所収
著者:
Kumagai
Junya
Wakamatsu
Mihoko
Hashimolto
Shizuka
Yoshida
Takehito
Yamakita
Takehisa
Hori
Keiko
Matsui
Takanori
Oguro
Michio
Aiba
Masahiro
Shibata
Rei
Nakashizuka
Tohru
Managi
Shunsuke

Recently, natural capital has gained the attention of researchers and policymakers to promote sustainability. Previous studies have investigated the value of ecosystem services with respect to specific areas or species. Other studies have investigated the value of various types of ecosystem services and natural capital by integrating a number of...

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編者:
Gasparatos
Alexandros
Naidoo
Merle
Ahmed
Abubakari
Karanja
Alice
Fukushi
Kensuke

The aim of this two-volume book series is to highlight some of the most pervasive sustainability challenges that Sub-Saharan Africa faces. The two volumes contain 20 chapters that illustrate very diverse sustainability challenges throughout the continent, adopting interdisciplinary and problem-oriented research approaches, and methods from the...