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To promote measures against global warming based on the Paris Agreement, and to ensure transition to decarbonised societies, it is important to link long-term targets/strategies with short- or mid-term concrete policy targets. As of August 2017, 155 “Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)” were submitted to UNFCCC (from 182 countries). In 2015,...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境情報科学 学術研究論文集
Annual Report
Annual Report
This Annual Report covers the highlights of IGES research activities in FY2016 from April 2016 to June 2017. Featuring cross-cutting and practical research activities to promote the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it reports on the major activities in each research area (climate and energy,...
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...
Book Chapter
In 揺らぐ国際システムの中の日本
PR, Newsletter or Other
Considering the growing importance of scientific support to climate policy processes after the Paris Agreement, the current LCS-RNet steering group and government Focal Point members have leveraged various opportunities with concerned stakeholders to discuss the future of LCS-RNet, and having reviewed our past efforts and activities, we decided to...
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...
Commissioned Report


Conference Proceeding
持続可能なアジア太平洋に関する国際フォーラム(ISAP)は、国際的に活躍する専門家や政府、国際機関、企業、NGO関係者が一堂に会し、持続可能な開発についてアジア太平洋地域の視点から議論を行う国際フォーラムである。IGESと国連大学サステイナビリティ高等研究所(UNU-IAS)が年1回開催しており、今年で9回目を迎えた。 「パリ協定」、持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)を含む「持続可能な開発のための2030アジェンダ」の実施に向けて、国のみならず都市や企業、金融機関といった様々なアクターが積極的な取組みを進めている。脱炭素社会と持続可能な開発を実現するためには、私たちのライフスタイルや行動、価値観、社会規範を含む社会経済システム全体の抜本的な変革が必要となる。ISAP2017では、多様な視点...