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Yatsuka KATAOKA

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Research Report

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact the world in 2021. Nevertheless, a record number of Local and Regional Governments (LRGs) have presented a Voluntary Local Review (VLRs) in 2021. For many of them, this year’s review was their second or third edition. VLRs are a process through which LRGs conduct a voluntary assessment of their progress...

Commissioned Report

今年度の本事業では、都市間連携事業を通じた日米連携による第三国の脱炭素支援の推進するため情報収集、情報発信を行うウェブサイトの構築・拡充、また、postコロナ・withコロナにおける社会変容を捉まえたうえでの環境インフラ導入等の議論を行うための国際フォーラムを開催した。これらに加え、都市間連携事業パンフレット等の作成、ウェブサイトを通じた情報発信を行う等、postコロナ・withコロナにおける脱炭素都市のあり方について検討を行い、脱炭素・低炭素化事業の案件形成や制度構築支援の強化・推進に努めた。

Commissioned Report

本委託業務報告書は、以下の項目を取り扱う。

①COVID-19からの社会転換の構築のための全国レベルの都市地域炭素マッピング手法と脱炭素化政策評価手法の開発

②自治体のゼロカーボンシティ計画策定ニーズ・経済活動回復と脱炭素化を両立させるスマート社会実現方策の検討

③大学・企業・自治体との連携による都市地域炭素マッピング等活用・連携体制構築

④災害対策等にも汎用性があるゼロカーボンシティ計画策定のためのデータ整備

Peer-reviewed Article
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A city region is a unit comprising an urban core and surrounding peri-urban and, occasionally, rural areas. The Regional Circulating and Ecological Sphere (R-CES) proposed by the Japanese government is a guiding approach for policymaking that prioritises the harmonised flow of resources between urban and rural areas, low-carbon society, circular...

Discussion Paper

For cities to meet the challenge of reaching carbon neutral by 2050, one option is to promote a renovation wave for buildings. A literature review of the initiatives, standards and regulations for energy savings and the renewable energy deployment in buildings in the EU, US and Asia shows the complexity of the effort, and the need to integrate...

Commentary (Op. Ed)
IISD SDG Knowledge Hub

The 2021 High-level Political Forum (HLPF) consolidated the prime role of VLRs (Voluntary Local Reviews) in localizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. A record number of local governments – 17 cites –presented a 2021 VLR by July 2021 according to UN-Habitat. By comparison, 26 VLRs were published in 2020. VLRs have also gained broader...

Research Report

Amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic, which spread across the whole world in 2020, local and regional governments have continued their work to localise the ambitious goals set by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Since 2018, local and regional governments began the review and follow- up...

Submission to Policy Process

公益財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)は、内閣官房と外務省が意見募集した「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)に関する自発的国家レビュー(VNR)」に対して、パブリックコメントを提出しました。

SDGsの達成に向けた取り組みを着実なものとするためには、SDGsの実施をモニタリングし、レビュー(評価)し、その結果に基づいて取り組みの改善を図るプロセスが非常に重要であるため、SDGsを承認した国連加盟国は、自発的国家レビュー(Voluntary National ReviewVNR)という形で進捗を報告することが求められています。

VNRは毎年7月に開催されている「国連持続可能な開発のためのハイレベル政治フォーラム(HLPF)」で発表が行われており、日本政府は20177月に最初の...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science

Global environmental change, the depletion of natural resources, and unacceptable levels of pollution, among other anthropogenic impacts on the planet and its ecosystems, demand a radical shift in the way humankind develops. Global agreements like the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” or the “Paris Agreement on Climate Change” seek to...

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SDGs City Reports

Sustainable Development Goals Reports on Cities - Launch of the World-First Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) on Shimokawa, Toyama, and Kitakyushu