Climate Change

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Peer-reviewed Article
In UNISDR Global Assessment Report 19
This paper presents results from a regional survey conducted on the globalization of local risks through investments in the vulnerable regions of Asia. Some countries that have been successful in attracting global investments in manufacturing and service industries are also highly vulnerable to natural hazard risks raising an important issue of...
Policy Brief
T-20 Climate Change and Environment
Scientific evidence suggests that cumulative GHG emissions have already caused climate change, which tolled victims all over the world but quite often charged disproportionally high costs to poor segment of the world, and substantial mitigation actions are needed to avoid irreversible catastrophic change in ecosystems that underpin very human...
Fact Sheet
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Climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCA&M) policies should be developed in an integrated manner to maximize their effectiveness. There is relatively little common understanding, however, as to how to best achieve this in practice. At the local level, holistic approaches to land-use planning and management have the potential to help meet this...
Discussion Paper
This is a survey with recommendation with three objectives intended to help Asian countries to integrate Short Lived Climate Pollutants(SLCP) into NDCs.. • it provides an overview of which countries in Asia have integrated SLCPs (or related terms) into their NDCs. • it offers pragmatic recommendations on how to strengthen that integration at the...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In The Jakarta Post
Urban policies and regulations on land use management and planning must adopt the results of the study and evaluation of disaster risks so that investments can be better targeted while decreasing the burden of environmental degradation and the risk of damage to urban infrastructure. The scheme and preparation of funding for urban development must...
Data or Tool
'CDM in Charts' is a booklet with a good reputation for providing a plain and easy-to-understand description of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Remarks: This book is published by IGES as part of New Market Mechanism Capacity Building under the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. Previous versions of this book are archived: http://pub.iges.or...
Book
Many policymakers are responding to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by integrating multiple economic, social and environmental concerns into their development plans. Much of the recent research on SDGs has sought to help policymakers with this cross-sectoral integration by developing evidence-based models and analytical frameworks that can...
Book
Under the Paris Agreement, countries around the world are heading off reductions in greenhouse gas emissions at an early stage, making full use of climate change measures to achieve the creation of a decarbonized society in the latter half of this century. Expectations of actions by non-state actors in particular, such as cities and companies which...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Groundwater for Sustainable Development
Considering the finite volume of fresh water resources, managing its quality and quantity sustainably is one of the greatest challenges because of complex global changes. This work strives to predict the combined effect of urbanization and climate change on water quality in Pasig-Marikina River considering its criticalities to develop proactive...
Data or Tool
This pamphlet offers a description of IGES’s set of Climate Databases. Having been developed in some cases over more than 10 years, the Databases compile unique data about climate change policies and sustainable development projects, and offer in-depth insights through analytics, summary and figures. All Databases are freely accessible online using...