Low-Carbon Societies


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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....

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This Work Plan provides comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on the status, challenges and opportunities of waste management in Medan City, including relevant regulations and...

Submission to Policy Process
English
April 2019 Topics:

Pengelolaan sampah telah menjadi salah satu isu utama di banyak kota khususnya di negara-negara berkembang. Tempat-tempat pembuangan akhir dari limbah padat perkotaan merupakan...

Submission to Policy Process
Indonesian
March 2019 Topics:

パリ協定に掲げる今世紀後半に脱炭素社会(温室効果ガス排出量が正味ゼロの状態)を実現させるためには、経済成長が著しいアジアにおいて、持続可能な低炭素社会の構築に向けた動きを加速させることが必要である。近年、経済成長著しいアジアの都市では、急激な都市化により、資源やエネルギー消費量が増大し、交通量増加に伴う交通渋滞が頻発しており、生活や経済活動に伴う廃棄物、排水、...

CIrculating and Ecological Economy

This paper explores the current understanding regarding the Circulating and Ecological Economy (CEE) and the Regional/Local CES concepts put forward by Japan’s Fifth Basic...

Organic waste presents a significant portion of MSW compositions in many cities. The proper treatment of organic waste is therefore an important concern, particularly in low and...

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Andante
HADI PANDYASWARGO
Faezeh
MAHICHI
Hiroshi
ONODA
Conference Proceeding
English
February 2019 Topics:
Main Report

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...

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Michael
LETTENMEIER
Viivi
TOIVIO

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and Semarang City Government concluded an agreement to collaborate and support the implementation of City Resilience...

PR/Newsletter
English
January 2019 Topics:

Cities contribute more than 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions; therefore, low-carbon city development needs to be enhanced for achieving the “2 degree Celsius target” of the...

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Training Learning
English
January 2019 Topics:
Second Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on SLCP mitigation

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) - Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) through its Climate Change Division (CCD) and Solid Waste Management Division (...

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Anna
MANAHAN
Voltaire
ACOSTA
Maria Delia CRISTINA M.
VALDEZ
Liz C.
SILVA
Conference Proceeding
English
December 2018 Topics:

The Emission Quantification Tool (EQT) has been developed to support a rapid assessment of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), (i.e, black carbon),...

Data/Tool
English
November 2018 Topics:

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...

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Michael
LETTENMEIER
Viivi
TOIVIO
Commentary
English
October 2018 Topics:
CCAC-IGES FGD on SLCP

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) - Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) through its Climate Change Division (CCD) and Solid Waste Management Division (...

Author: 
Anna
MANAHAN
Voltaire
ACOSTA
Maria Delia CRISTINA M.
VALDEZ
Liz C.
SILVA
Conference Proceeding
English
October 2018 Topics:
自治体が公的ファンドを活用して海外都市との環境協力を推進するための考察と提言

アジアの新興国都市では、急速な人口増加と都市化に伴い、様々な環境問題が顕在化している。これら途上国都市の環境改善を行う方策の一つとして、本邦自治体が長年積み重ねてきた持続的な都市経営に関するノウハウや技術を移転する「都市間連携」の推進が期待されている。このような取組には外部資金の活用が必要であるが、ファンドを提供している政府の支援意図とは裏腹に、...

Discussion Paper
Japanese
October 2018 Topics:
Low carbon resilient urban food systems

This presentation outlines the activities being carried out under the UNEP 10FYP project on low carbon and resilient urban food systems.

Presentation
English
September 2018 Topics:
Ecological Debt index

This presentation outlines the application of the ecological debt index (EDI) concept to assess urban households from the point of urban food systems. The concept is being developed...

Presentation
English
September 2018 Topics:
In Sustainability

This paper focuses on understanding the difference between East and West Japan with respect to citizens’ subjective views on renewable energy. A comparative analysis was performed...

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Tomio
MIWA
Morikawa
TAKAYUKI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2018 Topics:

This paper summarises the results of a literature review, examines the status of MSWM in the Philippines, makes some efforts to estimate the SLCP emissions in the country’s waste...

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Albert Altarejos
MAGALANG
Eligio T.
ILDEFONSO
Maria Delia
CRISTINA M. VALDEZ
Liz C.
SILVA
Working Paper
English
May 2018 Topics:

This report documents the proceedings of the workshop, which was designed to raise awareness, facilitate dialogue and promote knowledge sharing on effective SLCP mitigation actions...

Conference Proceeding
English
May 2018 Topics:
Envisioning Lifestyles

This project, Envisioning Future Low-Carbon Lifestyles and Transitioning Instruments, is a part of the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme of the 10-Year Framework of...

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Vanessa
TIMMER

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