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Energy Efficiency in Motor Systems所収

Compressed air systems account for 5–35% of electricity use among the Indian manufacturing sector. It shares a significant portion of the production cost, but its energy-efficiency measures are not widely applied in India yet. From 2011 to 2018, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)...

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Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions所収

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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Routledge Handbook of Food Waste所収
著者:
Sahakian
Marlyne
Ashoka
Megha Shenoy
Sama
Tammara
Favis
Abigail Marie
Salama
Czarina

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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Resilient Policies in Asian Cities: Adaptation to Climate Change and Natural Disasters所収

Enhancing capacity for building resilient cities is a growing concern among policy makers and international communities to minimize the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. The UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015–2030) called for urgent need in building resilient...

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Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries 所収

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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The Circular Economy and the Global South Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development, 1st Edition所収

Against the backdrop of the growth of mainstream agriculture driven by export-oriented commercial crops, the recent emergence of organic farming in Thailand is remarkable. Organic farming is considered as an opportunity to encourage people to adopt a Sufficiency Economy, the guiding principle of national sustainable development, and also...

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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所収

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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Sustainable Asia: Supporting the Transition to Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asian Developing Countries所収

This chapter looks at the recent evolution of SCP as a concept, from the perspective of the global United Nations (UN) policy process, with examples of how this has been reflected in Asia. The intention is not to provide a comprehensive history, but to situate SCP in Asia within the larger SD discourse and to highlight some features that could be...

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The Economics of Waste Management in East Asia所収

This paper provides an overview of Thailand's national policy on municipal solid waste (MSW) management and recycling, which is aligned to the country's sufficiency economic policy and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle). It summarizes the current actual waste management and recycling scenario in the country, provides examples of local initiatives to...