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Second International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science
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The framework of “Just Transition” is important to implement policies towards decarbonisation of power sectors (DPS) in Japan. Using the existing DPS scenarios and employment factors for the power sectors based on an extended input-output tables, this study analysed “Just Transition” issues, along with three further aspects: distributional justice...
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Second Regional Seminar for the Asia-Pacific Region Parliaments on Achieving the SDGs
Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) hosted its second regional seminar to provide parliaments the opportunity to discuss their crucial role in achieving the SDGs and invited IGES as the speaker for the session on climate change. The presentation put particular emphasis on how parliaments and parliamentarians could increase awareness on climate change....
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First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
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Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste,...
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2018 Asia-Pacific Forum on Low Carbon Technology
Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Hunan Development and Reform Commission, China hosted the 2018 Asia-Pacific Forum on Low Carbon Technology and invited IGES as the discussant for the session on Perspectives from Global/Regional Alliances, Research and Advocacy Organizations on Coordinated Control and Management of Urban Carbon Emission Reduction...
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International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) 2018
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This presentation introduces this book: Elder, M. and King, P. (eds) (2018) Realising the Transformative Potential of the SDGs. Hayama, Japan: Institute for Global Environmental Strategies. Available at: https://pub.iges.or.jp/pub/realising-transformative-potential-sdgs .
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Forum on Urbban Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Strategies
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Reduction Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) in addition to conventional GHG is an emerging mitigation approach in waste sector. City of Battambang (Cambodia), with the support of IGES, has implemented Participatory Waste Management Initiative which comprised of a series of activities intended for improving city's waste management system...
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APEC Capacity Building Workshop on Environmental Provisions in FTAs/RTAs
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This presentation emphasizes the importance of assessing not only the environmental impacts, but also the broader sustainability impacts and linkages to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of recent efforts to negotiate trade agreements in the Asia Pacific region. Other questions to be addressed include who should conduct those assessments, when...
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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....
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The 5th Asian Energy Modelling Workshop on "Achieving a Sustainable 2050: Insights from energy system modelling"
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This presentation introduced the Integrated Green Economy Modelling (IGEM) Framework and its application to modelling a carbon tax in Mexico. The presentation was based on the project of the development of an integrated green economy modelling framework led by the UN Environment, in collaboration with four modelling experts, namely Dr. Xin Zhou...