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Discussion Paper

Many decision makers are contemplating whether policies and investments made in the wake of COVID-19 are inclusive, resilient and sustainable enough to bring about a course change in development. This paper outlines the design features of framework that helps policymakers steer a more inclusive, resilient and sustainable course. What the Institute...

Policy Brief
T-20 Climate Change and Environment

Scientific evidence suggests that cumulative GHG emissions have already caused climate change, which tolled victims all over the world but quite often charged disproportionally high costs to poor segment of the world, and substantial mitigation actions are needed to avoid irreversible catastrophic change in ecosystems that underpin very human...

Book Chapter
In GEO-6: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific countries are increasingly aware of the importance of a healthy environment for the sustainable development of their economies and societies. However, accelerating environmental degradation and natural resource depletion are undermining the region’s potential to achieve this ambition. The region’s great diversity offers an...

Book Chapter
In Green Growth Best Practices

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First ever global assessment of best practices in green growth reveals pathways for success


DUBAI – March 4, 2014 – The Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP) initiative released a synthesis of key findings from its review of green growth approaches taken in different countries and regions around the world. This summary...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy

In this paper we pointed out a hidden inequality in accounting for trade-related emissions in the presence of border carbon adjustment. Under a domestic carbon pricing policy, producers pay for the carbon costs in exchange for the right to emit. Under border carbon adjustment, however, the exporting country pays for the carbon costs of their...

Submission to Policy Process

COVID-19’s wide-ranging social, environmental, and economic impacts has led to calls for policymakers to restore planetary health.  The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies’ (IGES) COVID-19 position paper 3.0 aims to help policymakers translate support for a healthy planet into actionable recommendations and ambitious policy directions.  A...

Policy Report

東日本大震災を受けてIGESが実施したIGES震災研究イニシアティブの成果をとりまとめた報告書「Lessons Learnt from the Triple Disaster in East Japan」の日本語概要版。「福島原発事故以降のエネルギー供給オプション」「東日本大震災における多様なステークホルダーの協力に関する考察」「東日本大震災の経験から考える効率的な節電対策」に焦点を当て、自然災害が頻発するアジアへの示唆となるような低炭素かつ気候変動の影響に対応可能で、災害に強い持続可能な社会の構築に向けた提言を行っている。

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Policy Report

This policy paper comprises a report on the outcomes of the Earthquake Research Initiative conducted by IGES following the Great East Japan Earthquake. It focuses on three themes: Post-Fukushima Energy Supply Options in Japan; Observation of Multi-stakeholder Collaboration in Northeast Japan Earthquake; and Effective Energy Saving Measures...