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The IGES NDC Database compiles the main features of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which were communicated by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in order to present the targets and measures that will be taken in order to implement the Paris Agreement, according to countries’ national...

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 The draft guidance of Article 6.2 stipulates, inter alia, the reporting requirements for the participating Parties to engage in a...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Forests
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Indu K. Murthy
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Manoj Kumar
Kritika Adesh Gadpayle

Traditional agroforestry systems across South Asia have historically supported millions of smallholding farmers. Since 2007 agroforestry has received attention in global climate discussions for its carbon sink potential. Agroforestry plays a defining role in offsetting greenhouse gases, providing sustainable livelihoods, localizing 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...

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...

Data or Tool
Author:
Machiko
LOUHISUO

IGES CDM Investment Analysis Database aims to provide organised information that has been used for investment analysis to demonstrate the additionality of the project activities.The listed information helps users to search for specific information on each registered, rejected and withdrawn project more easily and it also enables them to use...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In KOSMOS

This article was originally published in KOSMOS 7 (2020), a publication of the Expo '90 Foundation.
This article discusses the need to redesign society to realise transformative change and to reconsider the relationship between humans and nature, which is considered to be a root cause of the pandemic of COVID-19. The Triple R Framework proposed by...

Data or Tool

This report summarizes the best practices of the JCM contributions to the SDG achievement, which shows how each project links with the SDG Goals. It covers different types of projects developed in Myanmar, Palau, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Mongolia, Indonesia, Viet Nam and Bangladesh. 

Various energy efficiency technologies in different industries...

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Presentation
Policy dialogue under the city to city collaboration between Da Nang and Yokohama toward low-carbon smart city
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The presentation at the policy dialogue meeting under the city to city collaboration (between Da Nang and Yokohama) project funded by Ministry of Environment Japan. IGES presented the key GHG reduction potential areas and targets for formulating climate action plans in Da Nang city. The further research consortium was also suggested involving key...

Conference Proceeding

This report summarizes the key discussion points of the two-day Asian Transparency Workshop on December 14-15, 2020. With the aim to promote knowledge-sharing among countries in Asia for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF), the workshop particularly focused on a roadmap for preparation of...