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Fact Sheet
Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Science of the Total Environmnent
Particulate Matter like Black Carbon, PM2.5 and PM10 present in the atmosphere not only poses a threat to human health but also contributes to near-term regional and global atmospheric warming. There has been a large concern of this kind of pollutants in Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP). Hence, an attempt has been made to see the impact in one of the...
To promote measures against global warming based on the Paris Agreement, and to ensure transition to decarbonised societies, it is important to link long-term targets/strategies with short- or mid-term concrete policy targets. As of August 2017, 155 “Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)” were submitted to UNFCCC (from 182 countries). In 2015...
Policy Report
ASEAN is committed to the implementation of two parallel, but inter related processes: the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 (ASEAN Vision 2025) and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). From the outset ASEAN Member States underlined the complementarity of these two agendas in their efforts to uplift the standards of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境情報科学 学術研究論文集
2015年9月に採択された「2030アジェンダ」の中核をなすのが持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)であり、SDGsは17のゴール、169のターゲットで構成され、多くの環境関連のゴール・ターゲットが含まれています。具体的には気候変動対策のほか、水の持続可能な管理や持続可能な森林経営の推進、ならびに生物多様性の損失の阻止といった自然資本に関する多くの目標が定められています。そして、森林等の自然資本の保全及びSDGs達成のためには主要な担い手である企業をはじめ、多様な主体の連携・協力が必要です。 公益財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)は、環境関連施策や企業の取組等に関する同シンポジウムにて、一般社団法人グローバル・コンパクト・ネットワーク・ジャパン(GCNJ...
Briefing Note
On 5-8 September 2017, the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment (the Summit) was convened in Bangkok, Thailand. This briefing note draws upon the observations of researchers from the Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) to underline key points involving the SDGs, air pollution, and resource efficiency that stood out...
Annual Report
Annual Report
This Annual Report covers the highlights of IGES research activities in FY2016 from April 2016 to June 2017. Featuring cross-cutting and practical research activities to promote the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it reports on the major activities in each research area (climate and energy...
Book Chapter
In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia
The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between the developed and developing countries of Asia...