International Workshop on a Co-Benefits Approach:
A Dialogue between Policy Makers and Researchers
On 13 and 14 February2012 at IGES headquarters in Hayama, Japan, over 45 policymakers, researchers, and representatives of civil society organisations from Japan, China, India, Europe and the United States attended a workshop entitled “International Workshop on a Co-Benefits Approach: A Dialogue between Policymakers and Researchers.” The workshop was designed to narrow the gap between research and policy on co-benefits.
13-14 February 2012
IGES HQ (Hayama, Japan)
Ministry of the Environment, Japan
The Japan Committee for International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Workshop Summary(39KB)
Presentation materials

Presentation materials
Session 1 : Mapping Varying Perspectives on Co-benefits
International Negotiations on Climate Change: Current Status and Future
Michihiro Oi, Ministry of the Environment of Japan(486KB)
US EPA's domestic and international climate and air quality co-benefits activities
Dale Evarts, The United States-Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) United States-Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)(1.3MB)
Development of Co-benefits and Co-control in China
Hu Tao, Policy Research Center for the Economy and Environment (PRCEE)(520KB)
Emerging Challenges for Co-benefits: Research Needs from a Policy Perspective
Osamu Mizuno, Ministry of the Environment of Japan(447KB)
Session 2: Current Co-benefits Research and Projects
Co-benefits and Low-Carbon Societies in Asia: Is there a Role for GHG Mitigation Technologies
Yohji Uchiyama, University of Tsukuba(1.1MB)
Co-benefits of Energy Efficiency in the Context of Climate Change Mitigation
Kenichi Wada, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE)(516KB)
Co-benefits Approach on Waste Management and GHG Reduction
Masato Yamada, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)(4.1MB)
Co-benefits in the Transportation Sector: A Roadmap
Jane Romero, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)(714KB)
Promoting the Application of Co-benefit Technologies in Asia
Abdessalem Rabhi, IGES(988KB)
Session 3: At the Frontier of Co-benefits Research: The Role of SLCFs
SLCF Co-benefit Approach: Asian Perspectives
Hajime Akimoto, Asia Center for Air Pollution Research (ACAP)(4.8MB)
IIASA's Systems Analysis Approach (1): Overall Framework of Co-benefit Study by Mitigation of Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases Program (MAG)
Markus Amann, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)(221KB)
IIASA's Systems Analysis Approach (2): Technical Details of Modelling exercise on SLCF Co-benefit Approach by GAINS Model
Zbigniew Klimont, IIASA(513KB)
The Effect of the Reduction of Black Carbon as a Measure of Mitigation of Climate Change: Current Status of Scientific Understanding
Yutaka Kondo, The University of Tokyo(698KB)
Session 4: Promoting Co-benefits through Policies and Mechanisms
Challenges for Further Promoting a Co-benefit Approach
Katsunori Suzuki, Kanazawa University / IGES(916KB)
Building Capacity to Model Co‐benefits and Integrating the Results into Decision Making Process
Sarath Guttikunda, Urban Air Emissions(2.0MB)
Giving Co-benefits a ‘Nudge’ in Asia: Rethinking Choice Architectures and Policy Frameworks
Eric Zusman, IGES(973KB)

Climate Change Project, IGES

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