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IGES Biennial Update Report (BUR) Database provides key information reported in biennial update reports (BURs) submitted by Non-Annex I Countries to the UNFCCC. According to UNFCCC COP decision 2/CP.17, non-Annex I Parties, consistent with their capabilities and the level of support provided for reporting, should submit their first BUR by December...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Kylie J
Park
Yoji
Natori
Devon
Dublin

Trade-offs in nature’s contributions to people (NCP), particularly in material NCP versus regulating and non-material NCP, continue to rise. Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) represent harmonious human-nature interactions resulting in positive outcomes for both biodiversity and human well-being, thus implying synergies...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Md. Mustafizur
Rahman
Ram
Avtar
Sohail
Ahmad
Luis
Inostroza
Prakhar
Misra
Wataru
Takeuchi
Akhilesh
Surjan

Zoning is an important tool to regulate the use of land and to characterize built form over land, and thus to facilitate urban
sustainability. Availability of reliable data is crucial for monitoring land use zoning, which contributes directly to the success
of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in general, and SDG Goal 11 for sustainable...

Issue Brief

This publication aims to promote local climate actions by disseminating information on the announcement by 31 local governments in the Kyushu region of Japan on their commitment to be “Zero Carbon Cities” by 2050. It compiles the background, current situation and challenges, along with domestic and international trends on a net zero carbon society...

Briefing Note
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This briefing note considers the prospects for the Biden administration’s climate policy. It surveys the main elements of the Biden administration’s climate policies in his first month in office, as well as what is not included, and it speculates on the potential for these policies to be adopted and implemented. Key personnel and the overall...

Submission to Policy Process

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management, particularly final disposal as open dumps has become a global issue. Worldwide, dumpsites are the third largest anthropogenic source of methane, accounting for 11 percent of estimated global methane emissions or 881 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent. The 50 largest dumpsites affect the daily lives of 64...

Data or Tool
Author:
Machiko
Louhisuo

The List of Grid Emission Factors aims to provide information to be utilized for research and analysis regarding emissions from electricity generation. A "grid emission factor" refers to a CO2 emission factor (tCO2/MWh) which will be associated with each unit of electricity provided by an electricity system. It is a parameter to determine the...

Presentation
JCM Global Partnership meeting

This presentation was given at the JCM Global Partnership meeting on Feb 17-19 2021. It provides the sustainable development under Art 6 and JCM; linkages between the JCM and SDGs; and future potential contributions to the achievement of SDGs. In addition, it briefly explains JCM potentials to the COVID-19 recovery plan in the partner countries...

Peer-reviewed Article
In One Earth
Author:
Heather Anne
Swanson
Jens-Christian
Svenning
Alark
Saxena
Robert
Muscarella
Janet
Franklin
Matteo
Garbelotto
Andrew
S. Mathews
Annik
E. Schnitzler
Josep
M. Serra-Diaz
Anna
L. Tsing

While calls for interdisciplinary research in environmental contexts are common, it often remains a struggle to integrate humanities/qualitative social sciences insights with those of bio-physical approaches. We propose that cross-disciplinary historical perspectives can open new avenues for collaboration among social and natural scientists while...

Data or Tool

IGES CDM Project Database aims at providing information to be utilized for research and analysis on the process of CDM project development, credit issuance, and the status of its procedures. The information of relevant items are extracted from the publicly available sources on the UNFCCC web-site. The UNFCCC Secretariat and IGES have signed a...

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