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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...
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...
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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Book Chapter
In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia
The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between the developed and developing countries of Asia....
Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
Author:
Andreas
Jaeger
Nandakumar
Janardhanan
Muchamad
Muchtar
Ashish
Verma
Soumya
Chaturvedula
Nikhil
Kolsepatil
Sonali
Malik
Sunandan
Tiwari
The Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015 by the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) marked a milestone in that many developing countries submitted their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) could serve as one foundation...
Briefing Note
<目次 Table of Contents> 最新国際動向 【国際】 持続可能な開発のための国連ハイレベル政治フォーラム(HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM)に参加(2017年7月10-19日、ニューヨーク) G7ボローニャ環境大臣会合に参加(2017年6月11-12日、ボローニャ) 【アジア】 IGESと国連大学サステイナビリティ高等研究所(UNU-IAS)が「第9回持続可能なアジア太平洋に関する国際フォーラム(ISAP2017)」を開催(2017年7月-26日、パシフィコ横浜) 政府の取組み 【国内の動向】 持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)推進本部第3回会合が開催され、「ジャパンSDGsアワード」の創設を決定 小・中学校の新学習指導要領でSDGsに関する内容が盛り込まれる...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
Author:
In 2011, the newly elected Seoul Mayor introduced administrative reforms that breathed new life into a series of grassroots initiatives. High-profile reforms helped strengthen the connection between Seoul’s government, environment, and citizenry and the collection of reforms spurred changes that were pivotal to reorienting Seoul development...
Presentation
KEI Project Development Workshop
Korea Environment Institute (KEI) convened experts to discuss on potential project development which can contribute to the enhancement of environmental and social safeguards in wide range of development cooperation programs including climate action and gender equality. IGES was invited to share research experience related to the issues i.e....