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Research Report
Author:
Ishiwatari, Mikio; Djalante, Riyanti; Mavrodieva, Aleksandrina; Gomez, Oscar; Wataya, Eiko; Shaw, Rajib
Climate change impacts on natural and human systems are increasing. Often affecting fragile economic, social and political systems, climate change is considered to be a serious ‘threat multiplier’. In this document, the risks on these existing systems are understood as climate fragility risks (CFRs). Considering CFRs in the development sector is...
Research Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
Tämä raportti ehdottaa hiilijalanjälkitavoitteita ja vaihtoehtoja sille, miten yhteiskunta voi elämäntapamuutosten kautta rajoittaa ilmaston lämpenemisen enintään 1,5 asteeseen Pariisin ilmastosopimuksen tavoitteiden mukaisesti. Sekä aihetta käsittelevä kirjallisuus että poliittinen päätöksenteko ja liike-elämä ovat toistaiseksi keskittyneet...
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The Ganges basin provides essential water for drinking, irrigation, industrial use and cooling of power generation facilities. Changes in the water availability induced by global climate change will impact on economic development as well as human life in this basin and beyond. Water competition among major consumers will become fiercer in the...
Research Report
Author:
Elmar
Kriegler
Dirk
Messner
Nebojsa
Nakicenovic
Keywan
Riahi
Johan
Rockström
Jeffrey
Sachs
Sander
van der Leeuw
Detlef
van Vuuren
Ana
Paula Aguiar
Lars
Berg
Avit
Bhowmik
John
Biberman
Benigna
Boza-Kiss
Anita
Breuer
Daniela
Buscaglia
Sebastian
Busch
Lorenza
Campagnolo
Ilan
Chabay
Geoff
Clarke
David
Collste
Sarah
Cornell
Felix
Creutzig
Ines
Dombrowsky
Kristie
L. Ebi
Oreane
Edelenbosch
Jae
Edmonds
Shinichiro
Fujimori
Owen
Gaffney
Anne
Goujon
Arnulf
Grubler
Helmut
Haberl
Tomoko
Hasegawa
Tiina
Häyhä
Hannah
Janetschek
Peter
Kolp
Julia
Leininger
Hermann
Lotze-Campen
David
McCollum
Apollonia
Miola
Kris
Murray
Raya
Muttarak
Michael
Obersteiner
Shonali
Pachauri
Simon
Parkinson
Alexander
Popp
Joana
Portugal Pereira
Juan
Manuel Puyana
Verena
Rauchenwald
Constantin
Ruhe
Roberto
Schaeffer
Pauline
Scheelbeek
Jörn
Schmidt
Guido
Schmidt-Traub
Samuel
Sellers
George
Sempeho
Uno
Svedin
Athanasios
Vafeidis
Heleen
van Soest
Gary
Verburg
Yoshihide
Wada
Caroline
Zimm
The report examines the current trends and dynamics that promote and jeopardize the achievement of the SDGs. It presents the TWI2050 framework, the integrated pathways which harness the synergies and multiple benefits across SDGs, and approaches to governing this sustainability transformation. (TWI2050, 2018)
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Research Report
With the adoption and entry into force of the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), eyes are turning to the efforts of sustainable cities. Taking this as an opportunity, the Kitakyushu Urban Centre, IGES, investigated and analysed the factors that enabled Kitakyushu to conduct continuous cooperation activities in diverse areas...
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APN Research Report
Author:
Sangam
Shrestha
Vishnu
Pandey
Oranuj
Lorphensri
Dian
Sisinggih
Bui Tran
Vuong
Muhammad
Basharat
Today, 54% of the world’s population live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. Major cities and municipalities in the region rely either fully or partially on groundwater. Four highly relevant Asian cities (Bangkok, Bandung, Ho Chi Minh and Lahore) were selected which bear groundwater dependency in the range of...
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The non-economic loss and damages (NELDs) caused by climate-related disasters have not been often considered in most disaster risk assessments and not been reported in most post-disaster reports and databases to the extent they deserve the attention; despite these losses could constitute major proportion of the total loss and damages (L&Ds) of any...
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While being broadly framed as 17 separate and diverse elements, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets inherently interlink with one another making up indivisible parts of sustainability from a systemic perspective. Actions or measures taken for achieving one goal may be mutually reinforcing or contradictory with achieving...
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This report is an outcome of the research carried out in the second year of the APN-funded project on Assessing Community Risk Insurance Initiatives and Identifying Enabling Policy and Institutional Factors for Maximizing Climate Change adaptation and disaster risk reduction benefits from risk insurance. The report presents case studies from...
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This report evaluates the current situation of non-economic loss and damages (NELDs) in the disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) interventions in Japan using a case of Nachikatsuura Town. The ultimate objective of this study is to identify the practices that will better mitigate the NELDs in the context of the study...