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Working Paper
Author:
Eri
Ikeda
Veronika
Gukova

Many developing countries consider that international support is vital for achieving their climate targets and accelerating actions, pledged in the so-called Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), under the Paris Agreement. Thus, understanding what kind of international support they need is crucial for ensuring the provision of adequate...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
Wenjun
Chen
Sylvain
Leblanc
Christian
Prévost
Julie
Lovitt
Liming
He

Lichen is an important food source for caribou in Canada. Lichen mapping using remote sensing (RS) images could be a challenging task, however, as lichens generally appear in unevenly distributed, small patches, and could resemble surficial features. Moreover, collecting lichen labeled data (reference data) is expensive, which restricts the...

Presentation
COP26 CATALYST FOR CLIMATE ACTION: ASSEMBLY AT THE UN REGIONAL CLIMATE WEEK FOR THE ASIA-PACIFIC

This presentation summarises the key findings of the IGES's recent research on the assessment of GHG inventory capacity in developing countries with support from the Global Support Program/UNDP and recommendations for the on-going efforts related to transparency capacity building. The author presented this as part of the panel discussion of the...

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Asia Pacific Climate Week 2021 Side event "Utilizing forest functions for mitigating and adapting to climate change"

In our presentation, we propose an approach to consider wellbeing of local communities who live closely to forests for climate change mitigation and adaptation. We discuss the approach by referring to an issue of energy scarcity in a community and REDD+ as a measure to address the issue.

 

Discussion Paper

The objective of this paper is to provide good practices as recommended solutions to address the three common challenges that developing countries often encounter when preparing national reporting (e.g., BURs, NCs). The challenges are: 1) unclear roles and responsibilities among the related ministries; 2) a lack of human resources and experts; and...

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科学者も政策決定者もこれまで別々の課題として対応してきた生物多様性と気候変動の課題への統合的な取組を強化すべく、2020年12月に生物多様性と気候変動に関するIPBESとIPCCの合同ワークショップが開催されました。このワークショップからのキーメッセージを含むワークショップ報告書、ならびにその科学的根拠を整理した科学的成果(Scientific Outcomes)が2021年6月に発表されました。このスライドでは、日本の一般読者向けにワークショップ報告書の内容を日本語で短く解説しています。

Scientists and policymakers have been tackling biodiversity loss and climate change, the two most...

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European Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Food price volatility is an important impact of transboundary climate risks. However, food prices tend to mix with many other events extraneous to agriculture making their prediction a difficult task. This presentation presents a case study of 2008 and 2012 global food price crisis and provides insights in terms of their transboundary nature, the...

Presentation
OECD IIT NIDM workshop on assessing socio-economic losses and damages from climate change in India | 25 May 2021

This presentation talked about the methodologies for assessing the non-economic losses and damages (NELDs) associated with extreme weather events based on the experiences of APN funded project on Addressing Non-Economic Losses and Damages Associated with Climate Change: Learning from the Recent Past Extreme Climatic Events for Future Planning. The...

Book Chapter
In Environmental Resilience and Transformation in times of COVID-19
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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged as one of the severe and important health disasters during recent times. The impacts of the COVID-19 have spanned across the globe and rightly qualify to be a transboundary disaster. When looked through the lens of transboundary risks, COVID-19 is not the first of its kind. Health and non-health...