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14 November 2016 Ecosystem Scenarios & Models From Local to National Scales:
Contributions to IPBES Regional & Global Assessments
Press Release
18 October 2016 Tougher policy measures needed to meet Japan’s climate targets – IGES analysis
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IGES Climate

IGES Issue Brief

Assessing the Emission Impacts of Current Plans for Constructing and Retrofitting Thermal Power Plants in Japan:A Study on the Effectiveness of the Policy Mix in the Electricity Sector on Mid- and Long-term CO2 Emissions
Kuriyama Akihisa and Tamura Kentaro, IGES
September 2016

IGES Commentary

Achieving the Goal of Contracting the Global Mean Temperature Increase to Less Than 2°C Is Possible: The Global Calculator’s Message
Kazuo Matsushita
September 2016

IGES Working Paper

How did intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) address capacity building? Implications for future communication by Parties on capacity building under the Paris Agreement
Umemiya Chisa, Goodwin Justin and Gillenwater Michael
July 2016
Briefing Note on G20

IGES Briefing Note

Implications of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China for Climate Change, Green Finance and Sustainable Development Goals
Ishii Tetsuya, Tamura Kentaro, Mori Naoki, Zusman Eric and Elder Mark, IGES
September 2016

14 October 2016

IGES Commentary

Environment Is the Weakest Link in SDGs Indicators
Eric Zusman, Tetsuro Yoshida, and Simon Hoiberg Olsen, IGES

IGES Policy Brief

Strengthening the Linkages Between Air Pollution and the Sustainable Development Goals
Elder Mark and Zusman Eric, IGES
July 2016
This policy brief analyses the position of air pollution in the SDGs, and makes recommendations for how air pollution could be better integrated into SDG implementation. There is still room to incorporate air pollution more concretely and systematically into the SDG implementation process, especially at the regional, national and local levels.

IGES Policy Brief

SDGs, DRR and CCA: Potential for Strengthening Inter-linkages
R. Shaw,Sivapuram Prabhakar and Chiba Yohei, IGES
July 2016
This policy brief identifies approaches that could help achieve better synergies in implementing three major global frameworks dedicated to sustainable development (SD), disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) on the ground via programmatic integration, collaboration, capacity and innovation.

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16 September 2016 [Preliminary announcement]Recruitment of staff for IGES Integrative Strategic Research Programme for the Seventh Phase
An announcement will be made in November 2016 on the recruitment of Researchers and Administrative staff to join the Integrative Strategic Research Programme for the Seventh Phase which will start from July 2017.
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