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Discussion Paper
Author:
Supanut
Chotevitayatarakorn
Paweena
Panichayapichet

Executive summary

  • Under Article 6 paragraph 2 (Article 6.2) of the Paris Agreement (PA), Parties may take cooperative approaches in the implementation and achievement of nationally determined contributions (NDCs). The draft guidance of Article 6.2 stipulates, inter alia, the reporting requirements for the participating Parties to engage in a...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Takayuki
Ishikawa
Soshi
Yamasaki
Harry
Fearnehough
Lambert
Schneider
Carsten
Warnecke
Tatsushi
Hemmi
Kazuko
Yamaguchi

This paper is based on analytical work previously conducted by NewClimate Institute, Öko-Institut, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., and IGES. The transition of certified emission reductions (CERs) issued under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for use by Parties towards their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) is a key...

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The enhanced transparency framework (ETF) under Article 13 of the Paris Agreement (PA) builds on and enhances the existing transparency arrangements under the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The objective of this paper is to identify to what extent the existing reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and mitigation actions by...

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This paper provides some background information on coal industry transition that has occurred recently in China, and shows prospects for better transition management with a focus on employment. Using statistical data and scenario analysis results provided in existing literature, changes in coal consumption, production and international trade in...

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This papers informs the current progress and lessons from the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) and how they will contribute to the efforts in climate mitigation, especially Post-2020 to achieve the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the context of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. Upon the analysis of IGES researchers, this report offer...

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Based on the current status of the JCM as a scheme, the working paper discusses how it will contribute to realising additional greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The JCM that the Government of Japan advances jointly with partnering developing country governments is a mechanism for implementing projects that deliver greenhouse gas emissions...

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This study conducted a comparative assessment of 48 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction scenarios for 2030 reported in seven studies published since 2011 and based on bottom-up energy system analyses. This study conducted two sets of analyses. First, the scenarios were categorized into four mitigation effort levels and assessed the value...

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Key messages:
1. Technological absorptive capacity (consisting of the factors of general governance and business climate, basic technological literacy, access to finance, and technologically proactive policies) is the key determinant of successful technology transfer. Access to finance is one necessary but insufficient condition for technology...