Sustainable Cities & Societies


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How we choose to live as a society and as individuals – what houses we choose and build, what food we eat and grow, how we spend our spare time, and what type of transport we use –...

Author: 
Huizhen Chen
Technical Report
English
November 2016 Topics:
In Journal of Cleaner Production

Drawing from papers in this special volume (SV), this introductory paper on absolute reductions argues that the magnitude, scope and urgency of the sustainability challenge require...

Author: 
Raimund Bleischwitz
Arnold Tukker
Heinz Schandl
Peer-reviewed Article
English
September 2016 Topics:
In Journal of Cleaner Production

Special Issue on: Absolute Reductions in Material Throughput, Energy Use and Emissions

Editor: 
Arnold Tukker
Raimund Bleischwitz
Sylvia Lorek
Philip Vergragt
Bas de Leeuw
Peer-reviewed Article
English
September 2016 Topics:
In The HDCA 2016 Conference: Capability and Diversity in a Global Society, 1-3 September 2016

This paper discusses the experience and lessons learned from the development of a new environmental learning programme and materials for the junior high schools in Mandalay City...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
September 2016 Topics:

It’s difficult to assess social impact of transition research (especially in the short term).
This paper develops an assessment framework which classifies the different stages...

Presentation
English
September 2016 Topics:

Showcase of projects supported by IGES / CCAC-MSWI in Asia addressing waste management and SLCPs

Presentation
English
August 2016 Topics:

Waste Management Strategies: Turning Problem into Resources

Author: 
Mushtaq Ahmed MEMON
Presentation
English
July 2016 Topics:

3R and Waste Challenges Facing Developing Countries

Author: 
Mushtaq Ahmed MEMON
Presentation
English
July 2016 Topics:

Although it is more than decade since the passing of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (RA 9003) in the Philippines, creating policy direction towards the...

Policy Brief
English
June 2016 Topics:

Living-book for the youth encouraging deeper consideration how to integrate soil, soul, society (天地人= 三才) for the resilient future based on the analysis of environmental sociology...

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Book Chapter
Korean
May 2016 Topics:
Involvement of the Local Government in the Local Production for Local Consumption of Energy: Case consideration of local energy companies, including the City of Kitakyushu

The Great East Japan Earthquake highlighted the importance of building diversified energy systems suited to local areas. Since April in 2016, the electric power retail market has...

Author: 
Seiya TOMINAGA
Issue Brief
English
May 2016 Topics:
自治体が取り組むエネルギーの地産地消 ~北九州市をはじめとする地域エネルギー会社の事例考察~

東日本大震災以降、地域に適した分散型エネルギーモデル構築の重要性がクローズアップされてきました。また2016年4月からは電力小売の全面自由化が開始されています。本パンフレットでは、自治体による地域エネルギー会社設立の背景や、各自治体の取組を比較・整理し、...

Author: 
Seiya TOMINAGA
Issue Brief
Japanese
May 2016 Topics:
Can we expect a transformative shift in international capacity building after Paris? Observations from Party submissions

Observations from Party submissions after Paris on topics related to capacity building revealed multiple suggestions on enhancing capacity building in developing countries. However...

Author: 
GILLENWATER Michael, Greenhouse Gas Management Institute
Discussion Paper
English
May 2016 Topics:

IGES Making Our Cities Climate-Sensitive e-Learning Video Series comprises two videos:
1) Overcoming floods in the Philippines: A story of climate change adaptation and...

Training Learning
English
April 2016 Topics:

IGES Making Our Cities Climate-Sensitive e-Learning Video Series comprises two videos:
1) Overcoming floods in the Philippines: A story of climate change adaptation and...

Training Learning
English
April 2016 Topics:
サブテーマ4:アジアの都市におけるレジリエンス評価と政策モデルの試行

サブテーマ4:アジアの都市におけるレジリエンス評価と政策モデルの試行

Policy Report
Japanese
March 2016 Topics:

平成27年度 海外におけるCO2排出削減技術評価・検証事業委託業務

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