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Briefing Note
This briefing note surveys early hints and speculations regarding the Trump Administration’s possible climate policies and personnel appointments, and discusses them in the context of the surrounding domestic political context and institutional decision-making processes. A few areas for cautious optimism are identified and obstacles to the...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Shogoro
Fujiki
Ryota
Aoyagi
Atsushi
Tanaka
Nobuo
Imai
Arif Data
Kusma
Yuyun
Kurniawan
Ying Fah
Lee
John Baptist
Sugau
Joan T.
Pereira
Kanehiro
Kitayama
Assessment of the progress of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets set by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the safeguarding of ecosystems from the perverse negative impacts caused by Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) requires the development of spatiotemporally robust and sensitive indicators of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In MATTER: International Journal of Science and Technology
Due to ever increasing demand, the electronics industry has been growing at a rapid pace, and therefore handling and management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) has become one of the key problems in the modern world. Improper handling and management of WEEE in developing countries can cause a huge environmental damage and threats...
Working Paper
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was adopted as a global agenda for sustainable development for the next fifteen years. Implementation will be central to achieving the SDGs and the effective review of progress and useful indicators will be equally important. The Bertelsmann Stiftung and the United Nations Sustainable Development...
Research Report
Author:
Kaoru
Ichikawa
Suneetha M.
Subramanian
Shamik
Chakraborty
This second volume’s theme is “mainstreaming concepts and approaches of SEPLS into policy and decision-making “, covering topics including advocacy, multi-stakeholder engagement, facilitation and coordination of institutions, concrete tools and information useful for policymakers and stakeholders. The volume compiles seven selected case studies...
Presentation
Workshop on “Harnessing of Water-Energy-Food Nexus for Making Path of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to Country Actions”
In the first part, the author provided a background on the newly adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nation General Assembly on 25th September 2015, along with a set of 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon referred as a universal, integrated and...
Policy Report
Author:
Ana
Rojas
Linda
Adams
Actively engaging women in climate mitigation activities can yield multiple benefits, including improved jobs, better livelihoods, and more equitable revenue flows. Efforts are moving forward to design climate funding mechanisms to help capture these benefits, but policy makers and other stakeholders need more guidance on designing gender...
Presentation
Second CCET National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar
This presentation, delivered at Myanmar's Second National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar, held 5-6 and 8 December in Yangon and Mandalay City, respectively, outlines the stakeholder consultation and strategy formulation process employed by the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental...
Presentation
Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance Workshop
Risk insurance has been proposed to provide as a means of buffering the financial shocks and to inculcate the habit of risk awareness among the farming communities. As a result, there have been several agricultural insurance programs put in place. However, the progress in the spread of insurance has been sluggish owing to several reasons which...