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International Symposium "Climate Action and Disaster Risk Reduction"

In recent years, the severity of climate-related disasters has intensified across the world, and we have seen great damage caused by typhoons and heavy rainfall in Japan. Climate change is predicted to exacerbate disaster risk in the future, and...
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UNFCCC-COP25 Side Event (LCS-RNet)

Can “our” long-term strategies make 1.5°C societies a reality?

In response to the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, the UK government requested the Climate Change Commission to advise on achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions. France has set up an independent High Council on Climate to...
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ACP/IIASA Joint International Workshop

Implementing Solutions to Air Pollution and Climate Change in Asia: Building Capacities, Strengthening Policies, and Financing Technologies

Approximately 4 billion people, around 92 percent of the population in Asia and the Pacific, are exposed to levels of air pollution that pose a significant risk to their health. Though developed countries like Japan have made visible progress...
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Commemorating the Japanese Edition of the “Science-Based Solutions Report: Air Pollution in the Asia-Pacific Region” “Symposium on New Directions and Future Initiatives for Air Pollution Control in Asia" -Aiming to simultaneously solve problems with air

Air pollution, which has become a serious social problem in the Asia-Pacific region, is closely related to climate change, in terms of both impact and necessary countermeasures. It is also an important issue for achieving the SDGs. Thus, at the...
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The Commemorative Symposium on the IPCC Session convened in Kyoto: “To Realize a Decarbonized Society – the State of the World and Kyoto’s Challenges”

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), together with the City of Kyoto, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) Japan, and the Ministry of the Environment Japan will hold an international symposium, “To Realize a...
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"Climate Change, Globalisation and the Vulnerability of Cities" Co-hosted by IGES and UNU

Public Seminar featuring Professor William Rees, recipient of the 2012 Boulding Prize in Ecological Economics, Blue Planet Prize laureate, and co-developer of “ecological footprint” analysis The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)...