Dr.
Eric ZUSMAN

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Policy Brief
Climate smart agriculture (CSA) consists of more than 70 technological and behavioural changes that can help farmers mitigate and build resilience to climate change while generating sustainable yields. Despite this wealth of alternatives, CSA has not been adopted at large enough scales to realise its considerable promise. Studies explaining the...
Presentation
Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Productivity Talk
While COVID-19 has caused tremendous socioeconomic loss and suffering, it has also opened opportunities for an environmentally sustainable future. This APO Talk with Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Research Leader Dr. Eric Zusman, Programme Director Andre Mader, and Communications Coordinator Matthew Hengesbaugh suggests that...
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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
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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...
Working Paper
Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Travel Behavior and Society
The spread of online taxi services is transforming mobility patterns in many of the world’s rapidly motorizing cities. Yet few studies have systematically assessed which factors are behind this transformation. This article fill this critical knowledge gap for the three fast-growing cities of Indonesia, namely, Semarang, Bogor and Bandung. The...
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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In a few short months, COVID-19 has morphed from a dangerous regional health threat to an all-consuming global pandemic and economic disaster. COVID-19’s rapid spread has had far-reaching implications on the everyday lives of people in nearly all corners of the world, and underlines the need for governments at all levels to coordinate cross-cutting...
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2015年、国際社会は「持続可能な開発のための2030アジェンダ」の中核となる「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」を採択しました。そして多くの国が、国連が主導する「自発的国家レビュー(VNR)」のプロセスを通じて、SDGsの実施に向けた取り組みを公開・共有しています。新しい開発アジェンダの実現のために各国が進める幅広い政策と予算の一部が、このプロセスを通じて明らかになりました。しかしながら、アジア太平洋地域の政策立案者は、SDGs達成に向けた取り組みをさらに加速させる必要があります。 2019年9月に公表された「持続可能な開発に関するグローバル・レポート(GSDR)」の最新版では、SDGsの進展を加速するために重要な6つの「エントリーポイント」が提案されました。2020年の...
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In 2015, the international community adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the centerpiece of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Every year the Asia Pacific Forum for Sustainable Development (APFSD) and High Level Political Forum (HLPF) offer an important opportunity to assess regional and global progress on the SDGs. The 14...
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