Kitakyushu Urban Centre (KUC) co-hosted “Lessons for Japan’s Circular Economic Future” with the Institute of Asian and Oceanian Studies and Education, Kyushu University.To explore the challenges and opportunities that Japan faces in the process
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APFSD Side Event
Actions to Harnessing Synergies between the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals: Enhancing City to City Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region
While most of the Asia Pacific region is not on track to achieve the Paris Agreement and SDGs, maximizing synergies between climate actions and the SDGs could help accelerate progress. The potential for synergies is particularly great in cities. In f
The 4th Kitakyushu SDGs Training Programme
Learn from the Front-runner Practices of Creating Synergy Effects from Renewable Energy by Visiting Two Zero-Carbon Cities in Kyushu, Japan
The 4th Kitakyushu SDG Training Programme called for 10 undergraduate and graduate students who were interested in practices related to renewable energy and the integration of the three basic SDG principles: environment, economy, and society...
International Online Conference
The need to decarbonise our lifestyles to help limit global warming to 1.5°C is now widely recognized, according to a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group III titled Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate
Following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, several local governments showed their commitment to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the local level by undertaking a voluntary local review (VLR). VLRs have emerged as a ke
8th International Forum on Sustainable Future in Asia / 8th NIES International Forum: How has Asia-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM) committed to decarbonization?
The National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) has been developing and applying the Asia-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM), an integrated assessment model, to various countries in cooperation with research institutes in Japan and abroad, especi
LCS-RNet 13th Annual Meeting : New Scientific Challenges for Strengthening Actions Based on IPCC AR6
On 15-16 December 2022, the Leveraging a Climate-neutral Society – Strategic Research Network (LCS-RNet) organised its 13th annual meeting, inviting several prominent experts and researchers involved in IPCC AR6 WGIII. This annual meeting set “New Sc
Hydrogen as a fuel source has been gaining popularity as countries accelerate towards climate mitigation targets and net-zero goals. Majority of the hydrogen supplies in the global market are produced by fossil fuels (grey hydrogen) and these...
COP27 Japan Pavilion Side event
The third UN Climate and SDG Synergies Conference “Third Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies between the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” was held in Tokyo on July 2022 (https://www.un.org...
COP27 Japan Pavilion Side Event
The Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and the Asia-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM) project team have been supporting the development and update of long-term strategies (LTS) in several countries in Asia including Japan. To promote action on...