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Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental and Resource Economics Review
In response to climate change, Korea is attempting to shift the paradigm of energy and climate change policies by introducing carbon pricing based on market mechanisms. While policy adoption is proceeding at a rapid pace, the introduction of carbon pricing has been faced with great opposition from industry. This study measures to what extent Korean...
APEC Capacity Building Workshop on Environmental Provisions in FTAs/RTAs
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...
Technical Report
Under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), UN Environment collaborated with modelling experts from around the globe to develop the Integrated Green Economy Modelling (IGEM) framework that aims to better respond to countries’ needs in terms of analysing the cross- sectoral impacts of Green Economy (GE) policies, so as to incorporate...
Briefing Note
This Briefing Note explores the implications for climate change, green finance, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the G20 Summit which was held in Hamburg, Germany, on 7-8 July 2017. On climate, the final encouraging result was a consensus among all countries except for the US to maintain strong support for implementation of the Paris...
The 5th Asian Energy Modelling Workshop on "Achieving a Sustainable 2050: Insights from energy system modelling"
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...
PR, Newsletter or Other
The brochure on the Japan-France Collaboration on Long-Term Low Carbon Strategies, developed by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), gives an overview of the activities undertaken in 2016-2017 under the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and the French Ministry of Environment,...
Commissioned Report
本業務は、この新たに策定された行動計画のうち、「気候変動対応」と「グリーン経 済への移行」の2分野に関連する共同研究について、これまで三カ国で実施してきた共 同研究の内容及び成果を踏まえ、今後の研究方針計画を策定し、中国及び韓国の担当者 と協議を行い、三カ国間で今後の進め方を提案することを目的とする。このほか、我が 国がTEMM の枠組みをはじめとする数多くの環境協力を中国及び韓国と行っているこ とに鑑み、今後のTEMM に関する行動計画をはじめ、中国及び韓国との環境協力の効 率的な推進のため、中国及び韓国における環境行政の体制及び活動実態について分析し、 これをまとめた資料を作成することを目的とする。また、平成28 年4月、第18 回 TEMM(TEMM18)は、静岡市にて開催された...
Commissioned Report
The objective of this work was to develop a research plan and propose how the three countries could move forward on joint research related to two of the priority areas in the Joint Action Plan (Climate Change Response and Transition to a Green Economy), in consultation with the counterparts from Korea and China, based on results of the previous...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Applied Energy
This study estimates the effect of carbon pricing for CO2 mitigation in China’s cement industry. The statistics and prediction show that cement production initially experienced accelerated growth and is now expected to plateau out over the next few years. The energy saving and carbon mitigation technologies considered in this estimation are at...