While climate change poses an increasing threat worldwide, the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015 formalises the international community’s commitments and actions toward a sustainable and decarbonised society. The Climate and Energy (CE) Area aims to accompany this transition by conducting strategic research and supporting the development of zero-carbon initiatives. Our team of international experts is engaged in various projects for the development and implementation of climate and energy-related strategies and policies, in particular international climate negotiations, bilateral and multilateral cooperation, carbon pricing initiatives, market-based mechanisms, and the development and maintenance of databases. With a special focus and expertise on the Asia-Pacific region, the CE Area maximises the efforts to facilitate transition to decarbonised society at the national and local levels as an agent of change in this area.
Role of the private sector in realizing the GGA: How can Japanese companies contribute to achieving a climate-resilient economy and society?
This year, the Group of Seven (G7) Summit in June and Group of Twenty (G20) Summit in October will be convened in Elmau, Germany and Bali, Indonesia, respectively. With the strengthening of interdependence between countries around the world and the s
27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) will be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from 6 November to 18 November. On this special webpage, you will find information on side events during COP27, as well as explanatory articles and related
Launch of SDGs Progress Report 2022 Survey Results on the Efforts of Global Compact Network Japan Companies and Organisations
IGES submitted five joint submissions to the first Global Stocktake (GST) of the Paris Agreement, together with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), among others.