Climate and Energy

2017 Japan-China Policy Research Workshop

As commissioned work from the Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan (MOEJ), the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Energy Research Institute (ERI) held a seminar, entitled “Japan-China Policy Research Workshop” on 6 and 7 September 2017. A total of 60 participants from China, Japan, the US, Republic of Korea and others attended the workshop, and exchanged views and ideas on the latest climate related policies in China and Japan, long-term strategy and its scenario, and ways to increase the level of ambition through the ratcheting up mechanism in order to achieve the 1.5℃/2.0℃ degree goal set out in the Paris Agreement.

Date 6 and 7 September 2017
Venue China Peoples Palace, Beijing CHINA
Host Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Co-organisers Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Energy Research Institute of the National Development and Reform Commission (ERI)
Language English
Number of participants Approx. 60
Agenda PDF(566KB)
Download all  (zip 22.0MB)Presentaion Materials
Why we are here purpose of the workshop
Jiang Kejun, Director, ERI
PDF (1.5MB)
China’s National Climate Change Targets, Policies and Actions
Xu Huaqing, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation, NCSC
PDF (830KB)
The Recent Progress of Japan’s Climate and Energy Policies after the Paris Agreement
PDF (1.6MB)
Current Trends in the Power Sector in Japan:
Their Implications for Deep Decarbonisation

Kenji ASANO, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, CRIEPI
PDF (2.0MB)
China’s Initiatives for Restricting Coal Power Plans and Promoting Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities
Wanxing WANG, Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC
PDF (128KB)
Climate Change Policy Target Setting and Implementation Process in Japan and China
PDF (847KB)
The Current Status of Long-term Strategy Discussion in Japan
Jusen ASUKA, Tohoku University
PDF (767KB)
Long-term Strategy Discussion for China
PDF (0.9MB)
1.5℃ Target: how to understand it?
PDF (2.8MB)
Power Shift: Big Changes and Big Questions For Energy, Emissions, and Climate Policy In the U.S.
Jeffrey BALL, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Stanford University
PDF (1.0MB)
Building a Positive Feedback Loop between National Actions and International Processes
PDF (236KB)
Role of Cities to Achieve 2 degree target
Junichi FUJINO, IGES/National Institute for Environmental Studies, NIES
PDF (113KB)
PDF (8.6MB)
China’s Low Carbon City: Progress and Perspective
PDF (773KB)
Transition to a sustainable city :Seoul's experience
Pranab Jyoti BARUAH, Global Green Growth Institute, GGGI
PDF (1.3MB)

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