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国連気候行動サミット(2019年9月23日、ニューヨーク)に向けて、国連事務総長の以下の要請に応える日本の気候行動に対して提言を行ったClimate Transparency及びIGESによる「The Ambition Call: Japan」の日本語翻訳版。 ―1.5℃の地球温暖化に関する気候変動に関する政府間パネル(IPCC)特別報告書と整合する具体的かつ現実的な計画を提示すること ― 2020年までに自国が決定する貢献(NDC)を引き上げること ―今後10年間で温室効果ガス(GHG)排出量を45%削減し、2050年までに正味ゼロを達成すること
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Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) can contribute to global goals for biodiversity conservation and dealing with climate change, while also contributing locally to human security and wellbeing. SEPLS are, however, under threat around the world. SEPLS have been promoted under the Satoyama Initiative by the International...
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The GEF-Satoyama Project has been working to realize society in harmony with nature by mainstreaming conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in production landscapes and seascapes. This issue brief is a compilation of lessons learned on biodiversity in production landscapes and seascapes from ten demonstration projects from around the...
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Seiya
Tominaga
 地域で創出された再生可能エネルギーを地域で消費する再生可能エネルギーの地産地消の担い手として、自治体が自ら事業に関与していく「地域電力小売事業」の取組は、近年の再生可能エネルギーや地域分散型エネルギーの導入拡大・電力小売事業の全面自由化などの流れを背景に、各地で拡大してきた。  自治体が自ら事業に関与している「地域小売電気事業者」は全国で30を超えており、各地の地域特性や課題、事業環境を踏まえた事例が創出されている。反面、自治体が「地域電力小売事業」に取組むうえでの課題も見え始めている。また、今後競争が激しくなることが想定され、その中で事業者として付加価値がある提案を行うことが課題となっている。  本書では、上記背景を踏まえて、自治体から出資を受けている新電力会社(地域新電力...
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This paper outlines the Talanoa Dialogue and the Global Stocktake, with a view to seeking their mutual implications. In particular, this paper aims: 1) to summarise and provide an overview of the current status of the Talanoa Dialogue and Global Stocktake; 2) to examine the commonality, differences, and linkages between the stocktakes that have...
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Key Messages • With more than half the world’s population, cities will play a pivotal role in determining whether the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realize their transformational potential. A lack of data from cities may nonetheless weaken the policies and monitoring systems needed to realize that promise. • This issue brief examines whether...
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Devesh
Sharma
GM Tarekul
Islam
Pham Thi Mai
Thao
The Asia-Pacific region is facing the challenges of securing water, energy and food. These challenges are intensifying due to economic growth and transformation, population growth, unsustainable land and resource use, changing lifestyles and climate change. As they are interconnected, to avoid major trade-offs these challenges need to be addressed...
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Executive Summary: The purpose of this issue brief is to provide an overview of the latest movement of the emissions trading scheme (ETS), with a focus on the three key Asian carbon markets in Tokyo, China (esp. the pilots) and the Republic of Korea (hereinafter abbreviated as Korea). The key findings are as follows: - As of 2017, the global share...
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This issue brief presents a brief overview of the current follow-up and review mechanisms of the Sustainable Development Goals. It then draws attention to five possible pitfalls to effective review and proposes possible ways forward in addressing these pitfalls.