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Policy Report
Despite considerable hope and enthusiasm raised by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and some quick initial efforts, many governments and stakeholders are uncertain about how to proceed concretely. The 2030 development agenda is intended to be transformative, and the goals seem comprehensive, but they also are very complex - with 17 goals,...
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Commissioned Report

平成29年度 環境及び持続可能な社会の分野における経済協力開発機構(OECD)との連携に係る 調査等業務 業務報告書

平成29年度環境及び持続可能な社会の分野における経済協力開発機構(OECD)との連携に係る調査等業務 業務報告書
Commissioned Report
This study focuses on carbon pricing as an economic measure for significant reduction of GHG emissions in 2050, and highlights the effectiveness and economic efficiency of carbon pricing through the form of carbon tax and emission trading scheme (ETS). Furthermore, this study proposes policy packages of green tax reform and demonstrates the...
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Policy Report
Author:
Chenet
Hugues
Klaus
Hagedorn
Michael
Hayne
Takako
Wakiyama
2016年~2021年の5年間で、電力、自動車、化石燃料生産の3部門のうちTOPIX構成銘柄である企業が生産・利用を計画しているエネルギーと技術が、2℃目標に対して不足または超過していることが示された。 電力部門:TOPIX構成銘柄の電力部門における再生可能エネルギーの設備容量は、2℃目標を達成するために必要な設備容量を下回る。一方、ガス、石炭の設備容量は2℃目標を達成するために必要な設備容量を超過する。従って、2021年のTOPIX構成銘柄による設備容量は、2℃ベンチマークと整合しない。 自動車部門:TOPIX構成銘柄の自動車部門が生産を予定している車種はガソリン/ディーゼル車などの内燃機関車(ICE)に比重を置いており、2℃目標と整合する生産量を超過している。一方、ハイブリッド...
Policy Report
Author:
Hugues
Chenet
Klaus
Hagedorn
Michael
Hayne
Takako
Wakiyama
This report compares the energy and technology exposure of the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) stock market index with the 2°C roadmap of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The analysis is based on a translation of this climate scenario into “2°C benchmarks” for investment portfolios, focusing on a 5-year window: 2016-2021. Such a 2°C benchmark...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental and Resource Economics Review
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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...
Presentation
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...
Technical Report
Editor:
José
Pineda
Gisèle
Mueller
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...