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Hydrogen is a potentially transformative multi-functional fuel that could help many countries achieve ambitious decarbonisation targets. High concentrations of heavy industries and rising transport emissions make hydrogen’s potential particularly enticing in Asia. However, hydrogen’s widespread deployment requires assessing multiple dimensions of...

Presentation

2021年11月26日に開催されたISAP2021 テーマ別会合2「パリ協定第6条の交渉結果と今後の炭素市場の展望」でIGES高橋 副ディレクターが発表した資料となります。COP26のパリ協定第6条の結果と今後の展望について解説しています。

当日のウェビナーリンク:https://isap.iges.or.jp/2021/jp/t2.html

 

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2021年11月25日に開催されたエコプロ Online セミナー「COP26の成果と今後の課題および展望」でIGES高橋 副ディレクターが発表した資料となります。COP26の合意内容及び結果、また、今後の脱炭素に向けた展望を解説しています。

エコプロ Onlineセミナーリンク:https://eco-pro.com/2021/ecoproonline/002131.html

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Side Event at the COP26 Japan Pavilion: Mutual Learning Program for Enhanced Transparency: capacity building for reporting under Article 6.2 and 13

Many countries have been making efforts to improve their capacities and prepare for the transition to the enhanced transparency framework (ETF) under the Paris Agreement. To promote these efforts, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) have been conducting the Mutual Learning...

Discussion Paper

The objective of this paper is to explain elements that are related to credit credibility and high quality carbon credits to buyers (private companies) who are considering the use of offset credits. These elements could serve as a general guidance and should be considered when purchasing offset credits from voluntary carbon markets (VCMs). In...

Presentation
The Challenging Issues of Environment/Climate Change Institution and Policy under SDGs Regime

Many countries have been making efforts to improve capacity for reporting on their climate actions and support internationally. To make a shift to the Paris Agreement's enhanced transparency framework, areas for further actions include as to how to ensure successful capacity building cases be spread even for countries with currently low capacity.

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Report Chapter
In UNEP Emissions Gap Report
Author:
Takeshi
Kuramochi
den Elzen
Michel
Fransen
Taryn
Glen
Peters

The Emissions Gap Report 2021: The Heat Is On is the 12th edition in an annual series that provides an overview of the difference between where greenhouse emissions are predicted to be in 2030 and where they should be to avert the worst impacts of climate change.

Technical Report
Author:
Amr Osama
ABDEL-AZIZ
Ana-Maria
DANILA
Toghrul
FEYZIYEV
Olia
GLADE
Zammath
KHALEEL
Mwangi James
KINYANJUI
Juan Luis Martin
ORTEGA
Anne Nyatichi
OMAMBIA
Anand
SOOKUN
Vicente Paolo
YU

This summary report presents the results of the technical analysis of the third biennial update report of Malaysia, conducted by a team of technical experts in accordance with the modalities and procedures contained in the annex to decision 20/CP.19. The author at IGES (Chisa Umemiya) served as one of the co-leads.

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Working Paper

2020年9月22日に開かれた国連75周年総会の一般討論演説において、中国習近平国家主席は、「2030年より前に二酸化炭素の排出のピークを達成し(2030年ピーク目標)、2060年より前に炭素中立(ネットゼロ、2060年目標)を達成するように尽力」することを表明し、国内外からの大きな注目を集めた。

 2060年目標を表明した背景と今後の見通しについて検討すべく、本稿は、「1. 2020年がもつ戦略的タイミングの意義」、「2. 2060年目標設定の背景にある戦略的思考」、「3. 今後の見通し」、の3点について深堀する。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Politics and Governance

External emergency assistance (EEA) provided in the aftermath of a disaster has costs and benefits to the donor and recipient countries. Donors benefit from quick recovery feedback effects from the trade and cultural links, and recipient countries have additional resources to manage the emergency. However, EEA costs could outweigh the benefits...