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Recent joint pledges from the United States and China to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions have led to renewed optimism that COP20 will pave the way for an ambitious climate agreement in 2015. The year 2015 will also bring a new set of sustainable development goals to replace the Millennium Development Goals. Many links exist between climate change and larger sustainable development issues. Read about some of them below:

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IGES Events at Rima
Event Reports
Date & Time Title Agenda Venue
2 December 2014
Puja Sawhney from IGES will be a panelist at the side event "Multistakeholder Initiatives towards a Resilient and Low Carbon South Asia" PDF Room Maranga
5 December 2014
The role of domestic policies in mobilising climate finance PDF Official Side Event Room Machu-Picchu
5 December 2014
Where is the support for using community data and indigenous knowledge in REDD+? (Global Canopy Programme Website)   Business Tower Hotel, San Borja
8 December 2014
Achieving a low-carbon Asia -
Japan’s collaboration with Asia in developing INDCs with Asia’s full ownership
PDF Japan Pavilion
8 December 2014
Development and Utilization of MRV Tools for Realizing Low Carbon PDF Japan Pavilion
9 December 2014
Low-Carbon Project Development in Surabaya City, Indonesia using Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) through City-to-City Cooperation with Kitakyushu City, Japan   Japan Pavilion
9 December 2014
How to develop Low Carbon City Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP) using Asia Pacific Integrated Model (AIM) and our next challenge   Japan Pavilion
10 December 2014
Sharing experience and knowledge on adaptation
- Pre-Forum on Global Adaptation Network -
PDF Japan Pavilion
10 December 2014
GHG Emissions Reduction Potential in Asia - Messages from Low Carbon Asia Research Network (LoCARNet) PDF Indonesia Pavilion
10 December 2014
Mitigation Actions/INDC Preparations in Asia-Pacific Countries and Japan's support for relevant activities PDF Japan Pavilion
12 December 2014
“Transition and Global Challenges towards Low Carbon Societies” – Messages from the International Research Network for Low Carbon Societies (LCS-RNet) PDF EU Pavilion
  • Exhibition

    IGES had its own official exhibition booth at COP20, where posters were displayed introducing our activities.

    Term: 1-12 December 2014
    Venue: Cuartel General del Ejercito
    Booth: No.12


 »List of IGES Climate change publications(209KB)

Energy Policy Volume 76, January 2015, Pages 132–145
Ex-post assessment of China's industrial energy efficiency policies during the 11th Five-Year Plan
(November 2014)Yuqing Yu, Xiao Wang, Huimin Li, Ye Qi, Kentaro Tamura

Energy Policy Volume 73, October 2014, Pages 654–666
Can a low-carbon-energy transition be sustained in post-Fukushima Japan? Assessing the varying impacts of exogenous shocks
(October 2014) Takako Wakiyama, Eric Zusman, James E. Monogan III

The Republic of Nauru chairs the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)
Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change: A Near-Term Actionable Mitigation Agenda:
(23 September 2014 on the occation of the United Nations Climate Summit)

Asian Development Bank(ADB) Gender & Climate Finance Policy Brief
Effective. Efficient. Equitable. MAKING CLIMATE FINANCE WORK FOR WOMEN
(September 2014) Linda Adams, Eric Zusman, Lauren Sorkin and Natalie Harms

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