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Fact Sheet
Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Science of the Total Environmnent
Author:
Mohammad
Arif
Ramesh
Kumar
Rajesh
Kumar
Piyush
Gourav
Particulate Matter like Black Carbon, PM2.5 and PM10 present in the atmosphere not only poses a threat to human health but also contributes to near-term regional and global atmospheric warming. There has been a large concern of this kind of pollutants in Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP). Hence, an attempt has been made to see the impact in one of the...
Training or Learning Material
Cities contribute more than 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions; therefore, low-carbon city development needs to be enhanced for achieving the “2 degree Celsius target” of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Appropriate policies and measures at both national and local levels need to be implemented for mobilizing...
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Conference Paper
Proceeding of The Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
Author:
Russ Bona
Frazila
Febri
Zukhruf
Jongga
Jihanny
Kardina
Nawassa
The benefits of walking have recently inspired considerable research on the relationships between pedestrian choices and numerous built environment factors. These relationships are then elaborated using walkability indices for the meso- the micro-levels. Despite important advances in micro-level research, the walkability concept is based chiefly on...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Bambang
Haryono
Mochamad
Farhan
Muhammad Luthfi Eko
Nugroho
Maryono
Satria
Utama
Hadiyanto
Tomoki
Ehara
Kazuya
Fujiwara
Following up the Presidential Regulation 61/2011 and 71/2011, Semarang City as one of the cities in Indonesia has a liability in the GHG reduction activities. This research on the low carbon society (LCS) scenario for Semarang City are carried out aiming to contribu-tion to promoting climate change actions and policies in the city. This study is...
Policy Report
Author:
UNESCAP
Heinz
Schandl
ASEAN is committed to the implementation of two parallel, but inter related processes: the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 (ASEAN Vision 2025) and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). From the outset ASEAN Member States underlined the complementarity of these two agendas in their efforts to uplift the standards of...
Discussion Paper
The “FutureCity” initiative promoted an integrated approach and also developed “top runner” municipalities as the best practices on specific common urban issues that can be rolled out across Japan. Major issues were “Energy” (Goal 7) and “Cities” (Goal 11), but not “Poverty” (Goal 1), “Gender equality” (Goal 5), or “Reduced inequalities” (Goal 10)....
Discussion Paper
日本政府は「環境未来都市」構想において、環境・社会・経済について持続可能な地方自治体・地域を選定し、具体的な取組みを推進するなかで、SDGsと同様に統合的アプローチを重視する一方、トップランナーの更なる育成を目的としていたため、エネルギー(ゴール7)、都市(ゴール11)に関する取組みが多く、貧困(ゴール1)、ジェンダー(ゴール5)、不平等(ゴール10)のように直接的な関わりのないゴールが存在する。これらの政策課題については、SDGsの要素を取り込むことによって、異分野が連携できるプラットフォームが用意され、これまで関係が薄かった部局との連携が実現し、個々の課題が統合的に取り組まれることで、複数の課題が同時解決へ向かうといった相乗効果が期待できる。さらに、環境未来都市のなかには...
Briefing Note
On 5-8 September 2017, the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment (the Summit) was convened in Bangkok, Thailand. This briefing note draws upon the observations of researchers from the Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) to underline key points involving the SDGs, air pollution, and resource efficiency that stood out...
Presentation
森林等の自然資本に関するSDGs達成に向けたシンポジウム
2015年9月に採択された「2030アジェンダ」の中核をなすのが持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)であり、SDGsは17のゴール、169のターゲットで構成され、多くの環境関連のゴール・ターゲットが含まれています。具体的には気候変動対策のほか、水の持続可能な管理や持続可能な森林経営の推進、ならびに生物多様性の損失の阻止といった自然資本に関する多くの目標が定められています。そして、森林等の自然資本の保全及びSDGs達成のためには主要な担い手である企業をはじめ、多様な主体の連携・協力が必要です。 公益財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)は、環境関連施策や企業の取組等に関する同シンポジウムにて、一般社団法人グローバル・コンパクト・ネットワーク・ジャパン(GCNJ...
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