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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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy
Based on a household energy use survey, this paper explores the technical and economic potential of residential energy savings in a Chinese city, Xiamen. The survey adopted a similar questionnaire used by the U.S. EIA's Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), covering the end-uses of cooking, water heating, plug-in appliances, lighting and...
Briefing Note
This Briefing Note explores the implications for climate change, green finance, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the G20 Summit which was held in Hamburg, Germany, on 7-8 July 2017. On climate, the final encouraging result was a consensus among all countries except for the US to maintain strong support for implementation of the Paris...
Working Paper
Author:
GILLENWATER Michael, Greenhouse Gas Management Institute
Observations from Party submissions after Paris on topics related to capacity building revealed multiple suggestions on enhancing capacity building in developing countries. However, few Parties clearly identified or envisaged a transformation of international capacity building to meet the massively increased demand associated with all countries...
Presentation
International Symposium on Eco City Bogor on March 17th 2016
Many countries have become locked into fossil-fuel dependent energy systems. A rapidly developing Indonesia could follow a similar path. A cost-effective option for diverging from this path is energy conservation. Significant savings can be achieved in the residential sector by changing energy user behaviors; or increasing energy efficiencies in...
Discussion Paper
2℃目標の達成には、国家レベルの中長期ビジョンに加え、自治体、企業の気候変動分野での取り組みを連携させる仕組みの導入が鍵となります。UNFCCC/COP21で採択されたパリ協定に非国家主体による気候アクションが明記されたことを踏まえ、自治体の主体的なアクションを促すために必要なUNFCCCでの制度や、自治体にとってのメリットについて考察します。Remarks:English Summary: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6197
Working Paper
This is the summary of a working paper to strengthen linkage between UNFCCC and Cities for transformative actions. In order to accomplish 2-degree Celsius target, national target and local climate change actions should be linked. UNFCCC/COP needs a mechanism linking the mid-term national vision, and climate change actions by the Non-State Actor...