OECD's Activities and Contribution to G7 in the Area of Climate Change and the Environment
What does the "Global Biodiversity Framework" mean for the world?
The “Kunming–Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework” (GBF), approved in December 2022, is expected to guide national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs) worldwide until the end of this decade. IGES, with guests from the Global Youth Bio...
Lessons for Japan's Circular Economic Future
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
Analysis of timber legality assurance systems and good practices in China and Vietnam for sustainable timber trade
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
Learn from the Front-runner Practices of Creating Synergy Effects from Renewable Energy by Visiting Two Zero-Carbon Cities in Kyushu, Japan
Zero Carbon City International Forum 2023
Innovations in citizen engagement toward advancing the decarbonisation of cities and lifestyles
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
Workshop on Voluntary Local Reviews for Regional Governments
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