What's New
  1. IGES-related Event Report :
    Mitigating Short-lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
  2. UNFCCC COP19 Official Side Event:
    Assessing knowledge gaps on future climate policy: - Implications from an overview across mitigation and adaptation initiatives-
  3. IGES-related Event Report :
    Making Nationally-determined Contributions Operational and More Ambitious
  4. IGES-related Event Report :
    Introduction of MOEJ’s Activity on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) - JCM Capacity Building Activity in Asia -
  5. LCS-RNet Event Report :
    "Transition to Low-Carbon Resilient Societies: From Theory to Reality" (LCS-RNet Website)
  6. IGES-related Event Report :
    "Environmentally Sustainable Cities (ESC) Model Cities Programme in ASEAN"
  7. IGES-related Event Report :
    "Low-Carbon City Planning in Surabaya, Indonesia, Supported by Kitakyushu, Japan"
  8. Side Event (Including presentation by IGES researcher):
    "Integrated Risk Governance for Climate Change Adaptation and Green Development" (Side Event Coverage: IISD Website)
  9. IGES Co-organised Side Event:
    "Making Nationally-determined Contributions Operational and More Ambitious" (Side Event Coverage: IISD Website)
  10. New Publication: IGES, WRI and ODI launched the report of the review on the fast-start finance contributions
    "Mobilising International Climate Finance: Lessons from the Fast-Start Finance Period”
  11. New Publication: IGES Issue Briefs on Future Climate Regime
    "A Process for Making Nationally-determined Commitments More Ambitious”

Commentaries

We provide commentaries on five, COP-related themes (Overall, Mitigation, Adaptation, Finance and Others).

Adaptation
  1. Loss and damage associated with climate change: Not all is gloom and doom (from Climate Edge vol.18)
    Prabhakar SVRK, IGES Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services Area
Finance
  1. Concrete commitment to climate finance is essential for COP 19 to succeed  (from Climate Edge vol.18)
    Yuqing Ariel Yu, IGES Climate and Energy Area
Others
  1. Give Women a Seat at the Table: Toward a Gender-Sensitive Climate Regime  (Climate Edge vol.18)
    Akiko Miyatsuka, IGES Integrated Policy for Sustainable Society Area 
    Eric Zusman, IGES Integrated Policy for Sustainable Society Area
Events
Date Title Time/Venue
12 November 2013 IGES Co-Organised Event
"Introduction of MOEJ' s Activity on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): JCM Capacity Building Activity in Asia"
15:00-16:00
Japan Pavilion
13 November 2013 APN Event
"Financing, Partnership & Networking Strategies for Action-Oriented Research & Capacity Building: What does/doesn't work?"
13:00-14:30
Japan Pavilion
15 November 2013 LoCARNet Event
"How can Asia reduce GHG emissions to realise 2℃ target?"
16:30-18:00
Japan Pavilion
16 November 2013 IGES Co-Organised Event
"ESC Model Cities Programme in ASEAN"
13:00-13:45
Japan Pavilion
16 November 2013 IGES Co-Organised Event
"Low-Carbon City Planning in Surabaya, Indonesia, supported by Kitakyushu, Japan"
14:15-15:00
Japan Pavilion
16 November 2013 IGES Co-Organised Event
"Making Nationally-determined Contributions Operational and More Ambitious"
16:00-17:30
Japan Pavilion
18 November 2013 IGES-JIN co-organised, UNFCCC Official Side event
"Assessing knowledge gaps on future climate policy implications from an overview across mitigation and adaptation initiatives”
11:30-13:00
Room Wroclaw, National Stadium
18 November 2013 GAN Side event
"The Global Adaptation Network: Experiences on knowledge-sharing from Africa, Asia, and Latin America"
15:00-16:30
Room Gdansk, National Stadium
18 November 2013 APAN Event
"Networking for Adaptation Knowledge & Action in Asia-Pacific by Asia Pacific Adaptation Network"
18:30-20:00
Japan Pavilion
19 November 2013 LCS-RNet Event
"Transition to Low-Carbon Resilient Societies: From Theory to Reality"
12:30-14:00
Japan Pavilion
19 November 2013 IGES Co-Organised Event
"Mitigating Short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPS) in Asia, Challenges and Oppotunities"
18:30-20:00
Japan Pavilion

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Publications

IGES Climate-related Publications »212KB

Climate and Energy

IGES Issue Briefs on Future Climate Regime
A Process for Making Nationally-determined Commitments More Ambitious
Kentaro Tamura, Takeshi Kuramochi, Jusen Asuka, Madoka Yoshino and Yuqing YU

IGES Working Paper No. 2013-01
Sino-Japan Collaboration for Air-pollution
Jusen Asuka and Songli Zhu

IGES Working Paper No.2013-02
A Report on the European Union Emissions Trading System(EU-ETS)
Christopher W.JONES

What is the likely outcome of the Durban Platform prcess ? :Results of an online questionnaire survey1.75MB (NIES Website)
Yasuko Kameyama, Yukari Takamura, Hidenori Niizawa, and Kentaro Tamura

IGES Market mechanisms Country Fact Sheet
Kazuhisa Koakutsu, Kentaro Takahashi, Akiko Fukui, Yuriko Koyanagi, Akihisa Kuriyama, Miaomiao Zhang, Yasushi Ninomiya, and Kenta Usui

AD Hoc Working Group On the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action(In ADB submission paper)
Kentaro Tamura

Co-Benefit

IGES Working Paper No.2013-03
Environmental Governance and Short-lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs): The Case of Open Burning in Thailand
Unchulee Lualon, Narudee Lerdphornsuttriat, Eric Zusman, and Daisuke Sano

Forest Conservation

IGES Discussion Paper
Quality-of-governance standards for carbon emissions trading
Federico Lopez-Casero, Tim Cadman, Tek Maraseni

Sustainable Consumption and Production

GHG calculator for solid waste
Janya Sang-Arun and Nirmala Menikpura

Climate co-benefits of energy recovery from landfill gas in developing Asian cities: a case study in Bangkok (In Waste Management & Research)
Nirmala Menikpura, Janya Sang-Arun and Magnus Bengtsson

Integrated Solid Waste Management: An Approach for Enhancing Climate Co-benefits through Resource Recovery (In Journal of Cleaner Production)
Nirmala Menikpura, Janya Sang-Arun and Magnus Bengtsson

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Green Economy
Adaptation

PROMOTING RISK INSURANCE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: LESSONS FROM THE GROUND FOR THE FUTURE CLIMATE REGIME UNDER UNFCCC (In Implementing Climate Change Adaptation Strategies)
Prabhakar Silvapuram, Gattineni Srinivasa Rao, Koji Fukuda, and Shinano Hayashi

International Research Network for Low Carbon Societies (LCS-RNet)
Low Carbon Asia Research Network (LoCARNet)
Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN)

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Seminars
Date Title Place Time/Venue
3 December 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Symposium 
What Is Happening On Global Warming
-Recent Scientific Knowledge of IPCC and Contribution from Japan-
Yokohama Hamagin Hall
14:00-17:00
10 December 2013 IPCC Open Symposium
New scientific findings on climate change and the importance of GHG inventory to assess mitigation progress
Sapporo, Hokkaido Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo
13:00-17:20

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