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Discussion Paper
Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally. It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living. The key messages of the publication are: There are...
Fact Sheet
The infographic on Industry Transition is part of the IGES Infographics Series on the interactions between Climate Action and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The six transformative action areas for the infographics series were: Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing; Energy Transition; Industry Transition; Nature-based Solutions;...
Presentation
International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific 2019
“Just Transition” is an important, brand new concept to implement policies towards decarbonisation of the power sector (DPS) in Japan. However, a knowledge gap still remains between this concept and policy discussion at a practical level. Therefore, using the existing DPS scenarios and employment factors for the power sector based on extended input...
Presentation
BUAA-NIES Bilateral Workshop on Integrated Assessment of Health Co-benefits of Climate Change Mitigation Policy
This presentation highlights the following topics. - Relationships between 2030 mitigation target (NDC) and co-benefits such as health care and air pollution. - Assessment on the ambition of current Japan’s NDC by comparative study for model analysis and historical trend. - Showing an example on how to utilize or deliver the results from IAM models...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Applied Energy
Author:
Kaoru
TACHIIRI
Ken'ichi
MATSUMOTO
This study evaluates the effect of climate uncertainties on the transformations in the global energy system needed for realizing mitigation targets in the long term. Climate uncertainties affect the amount of allowable emissions from human activities that are consistent with a given climate target, and, thus, the range of necessary energy...
Peer-reviewed Article
In APN Science Bulletin
Author:
Devesh
Sharma
G.M. Tarekul
Islam
Rabin
Malla
The Ganges basin provides essential water for drinking, irrigation, industrial use and power generation. Global climate change will affect the water availability in the basin and inevitably intensify the competition for water among major users, particularly from thermal power generation. Knowledge on the spatial distribution of water supply-demand...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate Policy
Author:
Achieving long-term climate mitigation goals in Japan faces several challenges, starting with the uncertain nuclear power policy after the 2011 earthquake, the uncertain availability and progress of energy technologies, as well as energy security concerns in light of a high dependency on fuel imports. The combined weight of these challenges needs...
Briefing Note
2018年8月に「エネルギー移行委員会 (ETC: Energy Transition Commission)」が「Mission Possible –Reaching Net-Zero Carbon Emissions from Harder-To-Abate Sectors by Mid-Century-」を公表した。本報告書は、炭素中立(Net-Zero)が難しいとされる重化学工業(鉄鋼、セメント、石油化学)部門および貨物、船舶、航空など旅客以外の輸送手段(以下、貨物など輸送部門)を対象に、炭素中立の技術的可能性とそれを実現するための施策をまとめたものである。本報告書は、200人を超える専門家へのインタビュー結果に基づき、世界的にも著名なコンサルティング会社(Material...
Presentation
シリーズ:脱炭素化社会構築に向けた挑戦 第二回報告会「日本の長期戦略を考える」
日本の中期目標(NDC)の引き上げ可能性について、以下の論文の研究成果に基づき発表を行った。 A. Kuriyama, K. Tamura, T. Kuramochi, Can Japan enhance its 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets? Assessment of economic and energy-related assumptions in Japan’s NDC, Energy Policy. 130 (2019) 328–340. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2019.03.055.