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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...
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...
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Procedia Engineering
In 2011, the newly elected Seoul Mayor introduced administrative reforms that breathed new life into a series of grassroots initiatives. High-profile reforms helped strengthen the connection between Seoul’s government, environment, and citizenry and the collection of reforms spurred changes that were pivotal to reorienting Seoul development...
Discussion Paper
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed to be “integrated and indivisible, balanc[ing] the three dimensions of sustainable development." The growing need for integration has given rise to a number of tools and research that can help capture synergies and avoid trade-offs across goals and targets. These include tools that employ...
Training or Learning Material
ICLEI-Local Government for Sustainability East Asia secretariat was held the international training programs to cope with challenges in the field of urban sustainability and to support local and regional governments in the region. It aimed to provide capacity building opportunity to local government officials of ICLEI member city on climate change...
Commissioned Report
This report is about the project with a purpose to promote cooperation on Co-benefits-type air pollution measures mainly in Asia. IGES provided advice to MOEJ on the activities of international organisations; supporting international SLCP mitigation activities such as the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short Lived Climate Pollutants...
Book Chapter
In Urbanization and Climate Co-Benefits
The chapter shows there is an emerging ecosystem of formal climate and informal cooperation schemes potentially assisting cities to achieve joint climate and developmental ends. Formal mechanisms are equipping a policymakers with the knowledge and tools to recognize an expanding range of co-benefits while encouraging policymakers to take the bottom...