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Submission to Policy Process

COVID-19’s wide-ranging social, environmental, and economic impacts has led to calls for policymakers to restore planetary health.  The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies’ (IGES) COVID-19 position paper 3.0 aims to help policymakers translate support for a healthy planet into actionable recommendations and ambitious policy directions.  A...

Commissioned Report

This report is about the project with a purpose to promote cooperation on Co-benefits-type air pollution measures mainly in Asia. IGES provided advice to MOEJ on the activities of international organisations; supporting international SLCP mitigation activities such as the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short Lived Climate Pollutants...

Policy Brief
Author:
Maria Katherina
Patdu
Kakuko
Nagatani-Yoshida
Glynda
Bathan-Baterina
Dang Marviluz
Espita-Casanova
Bjarne
Pederson
Markus
Amann
Zbigniew
Klimont
Nathan
Borgford-Parnell
Ken
Yamashita
Kathleen
Mars
Charlotte
Unger
Toshihiko
Takemura
Xianqiang
Mao
Youkai
Xing
Yeora
Chae
Badri G.
Narayanan

Key Messages

  • A reason COVID-19 has had such far-reaching impacts is it stems from multiple interconnected risks. The difficulties that policymakers face in managing related risks not only deepen vulnerabilities to COVID-19 but other planetary crises.
  • Explicitly recognizing and acting to achieve the co-benefits of integrated air pollution...
Book
Author:
Vaibhav
Chaturvedi
Arunabha
Ghosh
Yagyavalk
Bhatt
Kanika
Chawla
Cheolhung
Cho
Jiyong
Eom
Eri
Ikeda
Gloria Jina
Kim
Preeti
Kumari
Diptiranjan
Mahapatra
Badri G
Narayanan
Prabhakar
Sharma
Aviram
Sharma
Sumita
Sindhi
Qing
Tan
Avilasha
Tripathy
Anjali
Viswamohanan
Sha
Yu

The Asian countries have diverse economic profiles, energy consumption patterns, greenhouse emissions, climatic conditions and socio-political landscapes. These dynamics bring into focus that drawing a uniform framework to define the energy transition process for the region is a difficult task. Keeping in view of this reality, this book identifies...

Keywords:
Training or Learning Material
Author:
Dang
Marviluz Espita
Precious
Benjamin
Merlin
Lao
Miaojie
Sun
Xuan
Xie

With more than half the world’s population classified as urban, whether the world achieves global climate change goals increasingly rests on cities. Yet, many policymakers at the city level place clean air and public health before mitigating climate change.

Fortunately, since emissions contributing to air pollution and climate change often come...

Discussion Paper

Many decision makers are contemplating whether policies and investments made in the wake of COVID-19 are inclusive, resilient and sustainable enough to bring about a course change in development. This paper outlines the design features of framework that helps policymakers steer a more inclusive, resilient and sustainable course. What the Institute...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Management
Author:
Adriana
Gomez-Sabarina
Lena
Hoglund-Isaksson
Zbigniew Klimont
Hooman
Farzaneh
Chairunnisa

The government of Indonesia has pledged to meet ambitious greenhouse gas mitigation goals in its Nationally Determined Contribution as well as reduce water pollution through its water management policies. A set of technologies could conceivably help achieving these goals simultaneously. However, the installation and widespread application of these...

Book Chapter
In Climate Change Governance in Asia
Author:

Asia is an extremely diverse region, in terms of the political regimes of its constituent countries, and of their level of development and the nature of their civil societies. As such, its countries are producing a wide range of governance approaches to climate change. Covering the diversity of climate change governance in Asia, this book presents...

Submission to Policy Process

この数か月のうちに、新型コロナウイルス感染症(以下、COVID-19)は、地域における健康上の危機から、世界においてすべてを覆い尽くす世界的大流行(パンデミック)・経済災害へと大きく変化した。COVID-19の感染は急速に広がり、世界のほぼすべての地域の人々の日常生活が大きな影響を受けている。このことは、地方から国、国際的に至るあらゆるレベルの政府が、現状への対策および将来への復興プログラムについて、分野と国境を越えて調整し協力する必要性を明らかにしている。

グローバルな持続可能性の確保はIGESのミッションの中核である。このためIGESは、国境を越え、また個別課題を越えた視点で、現状への対応と将来への復興に資するよう取り組んでいくこととしている。本ポジションペーパーでは...

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