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Briefing Note

2020年11月23日から12月4日にかけて国連気候変動条約(UNFCCC)主催のClimate Dialogue2020が開催された。通常であれば、毎年この時期にはUNFCCC締約国会議(COP)が開催されるが、新型コロナウイルスの影響で翌年に延期とになったため、交渉を含まない形で、モメンタムの維持のため、本会議が開催された。IGES適応チームでは、本会合に参加し、IISDのデイリーレポート 等を参考に、適応に関する議論について取りまとめた。

Presentation
Asian Transparency Workshop: Roadmap for BTR1 and reporting under Article 6.2

This presentation provides, as introduction to the breakout group discussion in the Asian Transparency workshop, the common challenges when countries track progress of individual mitigation actions to prepare the 1st BTR. The possible solutions (long and short term) in each challenge were developed based on the mutual learning program for enhanced...

Presentation
Asian Transparency Workshop: Roadmap for BTR1 and reporting under Article 6.2

The Asian Transparency Workshop organized by the MOEJ, the IGES, UNFCCC-RCC and GSP aims to promote knowledge sharing among countries in Asia for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF). This presentation provides, as introduction to the workshop, the linkage of ETF and reporting under Article 6...

Presentation
Asian Transparency Workshop: Roadmap for BTR1 and reporting under Article 6.2

This PPT is developed based on the author's understanding of the draft guidance of Article 6 paragraph 2 of the Paris Agreement (Article 6.2), based on the Mutual Learning Program for Enhanced Transparency using the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) as an example. It does not represent the ideas of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan.

It...

Presentation
HKH to Glasgow: Climate action in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

This presentation is about concrete actions and mechanisms for regional collaboration to address regional systemic issues in the HKH region. The presentation identifies the barriers to the recognition of important regional adaptation issues, discusses some recent case studies of transboundary catastrophic events that highlighted the need for...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 内側から見た中国最新環境事情 第63回/December 2020 Global Net Series

地球・人間環境フォーラムの月刊環境情報誌、「グローバルネット」に地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)北京事務所所長の小柳秀明が、中国の最新環境事情を現地滞在レポートとして偶数月で連載しています。

Discussion Paper
Author:
Diego
Silva Herran

This paper highlights the challenges for realising Japan's long-term strategy (LTS) for decarbonisation, also referred to as the mid-century strategy (MCS), and the role of scenario analysis in the formulation and strengthening of this strategy. Although the government of Japan declared on 26 October 2020 to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Author:

“Just Transition” is an important, brand new concept to implement policies towards decarbonisation of the power sector in Japan. However, a knowledge gap still remains between this concept and policy discussion at a practical level. Therefore, using the existing scenarios of decarbonisation of the power sector and employment factors for the power...