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10 February 2016
100 Questions & Answers about MRV
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"100 Questions & Answers about MRV"
This is designed to encourage better understanding of the existing Measuring, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) schemes for greenhouse gases in developing countries. The Q&A topics include National Communications, Biennial Update Reports, National GHG Inventories, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs), City-scale GHG Inventories, Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM).

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Working Paper Working Paper "Can Japan Improve on its INDC-based Target for CO2 Intensity in the Electricity Sector?
Estimation of Renewable Electricity and Nuclear Power in 2030"

This IGES-Open Climate Network (OCN) paper discusses the CO2 intensity of Japan’s electricity sector in 2030 by assessing the potential of nuclear power and renewable energy.

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Policy Report Policy Report "Development of E-waste Management Policy at the Local Level: A Case Study of Cebu City, Philippines"
This report looks at assessment and case study analysis of Cebu City, the Philippines, and gives recommendations for developing e-waste management policy in Cebu and in other developing cities.

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Workshop under the G7-Alliance on Resource Efficiency "Promoting International Cooperation for Improving Global Resource Efficiency"
Resource Efficiency was featured prominently in the leaders’ declaration of the G7 Elmau Summit, leading to establishment of the G7-Alliance on Resource Efficiency, a forum where various stakeholders share knowledge about best practices and lessons.

This workshop under the G7-Alliance on Resource Efficiency, to be held on 22 February 2016 in Yokohama, Japan, aims to discuss resource efficiency on the theme of international cooperation.

Date / Time: 22 February 2016, 9:30-18:00
Venue: Annex Hall, Pacifico Yokohama
Organisers: Ministry of the Environment, Japan / IGES
Fee: Free
Closing Date: 15 February 2016

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