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IGES CDM Project Database aims at providing information to be utilized for research and analysis on the process of CDM project development, credit issuance, and the status of its procedures. The information of relevant items are extracted from the publicly available sources on the UNFCCC web-site. The UNFCCC Secretariat and IGES have signed a...
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While the initial pieces of evidence indicate that COVID-19 induced economic slowdown and lockdown present short-term benefits to air quality and the environment, these also pose a double-edged challenge in the long-term. On one side, the slowing down of the economy can have an adverse impact on countries’ ongoing efforts towards climate mitigation...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Studies
Energy transition has been gaining significant policy attention in India, especially in the backdrop of the concerns about growing emissions from fossil fuels and the need for cleaner energy services. However, this has been one of the strategic dilemmas for the country. On the one hand, the increasing demand for fossil fuels is prompting critical...
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The List of Grid Emission Factors aims to provide information to be utilized for research and analysis regarding emissions from electricity generation. A "grid emission factor" refers to a CO2 emission factor (tCO2/MWh) which will be associated with each unit of electricity provided by an electricity system. It is a parameter to determine the...
Working Paper
This report is the first publication to analyse the inter-linkage between Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and aims to clarify how the JCM contributes to SDGs targets. The JCM projects are mainly developed between a Japanese company and a local company in the partner country; therefore, we included interviews...
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本レポートはJCM とSDGs の関連性をまとめた最初の出版物であり、JCM を通したSDGs の目標とターゲットへの貢献のあり方を明らかにすることを目的としています。JCM プロジェクトは、日本企業と現地企業が共同で実施する民間主導によるビジネスが主となります。実際にプロジェクトを実施している企業にインタビューを行い、その内容を記事にまとめることで、民間企業の視点も含んだレポートとなっています。 JCM とSDGs の関連性を理解することは、JCM を通したSDGs 達成に向けた取組をさらに加速するための重要な一歩になると考えています。
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IGES CDM Monitoring and Issuance Database aims at providing comprehensive, organised information on the CDM projects registered by UNFCCC EB. The listed information helps users to organise the results of the CER issuance procedures for project activities after monitoring. All the information is extracted from publicly available sources on the...
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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...
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IGES's CDM Programme of Activities (PoA) Database aims at providing comprehensive and organised information on PoAs in an easy-to-understand way. It also compiles information on Component Project Activities (CPAs). The database allows users to search for specific data on each project in the pipeline more easily and enables them to use relevant...
Policy Brief
The Asia-Pacific region is the world’s largest emitter of GHGs, and its cities account for a major share of these emissions. To achieve either the 1.5oC or 2oC global targets and NDC targets, mitigation actions must be taken in and by cities. The urban nexus approach can help urban stakeholders understand sectorial interlinkages and opportunities...