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Presentation
World Symposium of Climate Change and Sustainable Development Centres
This presentation shares work in progress on "spillovers" to table the important discussion that most countries that perform well on the SDGs do so because they have been able to displace negative environmental impacts of their progress to other less developed countries. In that sense, the good performance is based on an incomplete evaluation that...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
Science
Author:
Bethanie Carney
Almroth
Miriam
Diamond
Trisia
Farrelly
Marina
Fernandez
Sedat
Gundogdu
Ibrahim
Issifu
Idun
Rognerud
Andreas
Schäffer
Martin
Scheringer
Patricia
Villarrubia-Gómez
Rufino
Varea
Penny
Vlahos
Martin
Wagner
Marlene
Ågerstrand
The United Nations identifies the drivers of the planetary crisis as climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Mitigation requires reliable science to inform decision-making. However, relevant research is often underutilized in policy planning and implementation because policy-making entities limit the ability of scientists to contribute to...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
Amila Abeynayaka (Policy Researcher on Sustainable Consumption and Production at the IGES) and Simon Høiberg Olsen (Senior Policy Researcher at the IGES) shed light on the limitations faced by countries in Asia and the Pacific in actively monitoring plastics and plastic-related chemicals – hampering the effectiveness of any future legally binding...
Policy Brief
Author:
Tom
Moerenhout
Pranati Chestha
Kohli
Siddharth
Goel
Saon
Ray
The International Energy Agency estimates that to hit net-zero globally by 2050, six times more critical minerals will be required in 2040 than today. The rapid increase in demand for critical minerals is likely to increase price volatility. This could aggravate energy security concerns, and thereby delay the necessary clean energy transition...
Policy Brief
T7/G7 Task Force 2 Wellbeing, Environmental Sustainability, and Just Transition Policy Brief
Author:
Jakob
Dirksen
Nabaghan
Ojha
Sumbal
Javed
Rolla
Moumné
Gabriela
Rigoni
Satoko
Yano
Katharina
Lima de Miranda
José
Stracquadaini
Aamer
Ikram
Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into climate actions is essential for a healthy planet and people. Yet, national climate policies and international climate support programs often fail to explicitly recognize the interconnections between climate concerns and other priorities covered under the SDGs. This failure can leave key...
Policy Brief
Author:
Akio
Takemoto
Upalat
Korwatanasakul
Mahesti
Okitasari
Siddharth
Goel
Tom
Moerenhout
Kapil
Narula
Radia
Sedaoui
T7 Policy brief: Task Force on Wellbeing, Environmental Sustainability, and Just Transition As the world’s most developed economies, the Group of Seven (G7) countries play a crucial role in leading the transition to net-zero, which necessitates the use of critical minerals (CMs) in various clean energy applications. However, the growing demand for...
Commissioned Report
2015年9月に持続可能な開発目標(Sustainable Development Goals: SDGs)を中核とする2030アジェンダが採択された。SDGsを含む2030アジェンダは、2030年に向けた国際社会の羅針盤として、先進国、途上国の別なく全ての国にSDGs達成に向けた行動を求める内容となっている。その後、国連は2020年からの10年間をSDGs達成のための「行動の10年」と設定し、各国や様々なステークホルダーに対してSDGsへの一層の取組強化を求めている。我が国においては、2016年5月に首相を本部長、全閣僚を構成員とするSDGs推進本部が設置されるとともに、SDGs実施指針が決定された。環境省においては、環境側面からの経済・社会課題の同時解決を目指し...
Commissioned Report
令和4年は、インドネシアがG20議長国となり、8月に環境・気候持続可能性大臣会合及び10月にサミットが開催された。本業務では、大臣会合、並びに先立って開催された、準備会合及び関連会合に関して支援等を行った。また、会合の成果が環境政策の推進に資するよう、議論に必要となる資料の収集・分析、成果文書案の分析、報告書の作成等を行った。
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G20
Commissioned Report
令和4年は、ドイツがG7議長国となり、5月に気候・エネルギー・環境大臣会合、6月にサミットが開催された。本業務では、大臣会合、並びに先立って開催された、準備会合及び関連会合に関して支援等を行った。また、会合の成果が環境政策の推進に資するよう、議論に必要となる資料の収集・分析、成果文書案の分析、報告書の作成等を行った。
Keywords:
G7
Research Report
This report presents findings from a project jointly implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). The project reviewed 50 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 36 Asia and the Pacific countries from 2016 to 2021. In this...
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Updated: September 2023

G20 (2023) Special webpage

In September, the G20 Summit will convene in New Delhi, India. The world is now facing the simultaneous crises of climate change and biodiversity loss, as well as tackling the consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine over one year ago. To deal wi
Project
Updated: August 2022

Global Climate and SDG Synergy Conference

Calling for an integrative approach: Climate, SDGs and biodiversity Serious concerns were underlined at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) regarding the current NDC targets
Project
Updated: December 2022

CBD COP15 Special Webpage

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is a multilateral environmental agreement on: (1) the conservation of biodiversity; (2) the sustainable use of the components of biological diversity; and (3) the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits
Project
Updated: October 2023

About Sustainability… The IGES Podcast

About Sustainability… is a podcast presented by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, featuring IGES staff and guests having in-depth discussions about sustainability-related topics.