How carbon footprint of households is affected by the Japan's new policy to raise birthrate and income?

Yosuke Shigetomi

Nagasaki University

Yosuke Shigetomi's research interests are sustainable consumption and production, resource management on mitigation in greenhouse gases, trans-boundary air pollution, demographic issues, education for sustainable development. He is currently focusing on addressing impact of changes in our lifestyles (consumption patterns) and/or societies on the environment, key factors for green consuming, and future material flows of critical metals from the perspective of Industrial Ecology. The analytical tool which he mainly conducts is lifecycle assessment (LCA), specifically environmentally extended input-output analysis (EEIOA). Dr. Shigetomi was appointed at the National Institutefor Environmental Studies, Japan, as a Research Assistant. After that, he was aResearch Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science during getting his PhD degree of Kyoto University.


In 2015 the government of Japan introduced a set of policies to realize “A Society in Which All Citizens are Dynamically Engaged.” These policies, aiming to overcome barriers to economic growth, will involve measures... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Yosuke Shigetomi (Nagasaki University)
  2. Keisuke Nansai (National Institute for Environmental Studies)
  3. Susumu Tohno (Kyoto University)

Topic Areas

• Environmentally and socially-extended input-output analysis , • Human behavior and rebound , • Public policy and governance


MS-17 » Accounting for human behavior in industrial ecology (14:00 - Monday, 26th June, Room H)

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