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Briefing Note
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This briefing note considers the prospects for the Biden administration’s climate policy. It surveys the main elements of the Biden administration’s climate policies in his first month in office, as well as what is not included, and it speculates on the potential for these policies to be adopted and implemented. Key personnel and the overall...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In KOSMOS

This article was originally published in KOSMOS 7 (2020), a publication of the Expo '90 Foundation.
This article discusses the need to redesign society to realise transformative change and to reconsider the relationship between humans and nature, which is considered to be a root cause of the pandemic of COVID-19. The Triple R Framework proposed by...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 地球環境研究センターニュース

10月26日の菅首相の所信表明で、ようやく2050年脱炭素社会日本へ移行の号砲が鳴った。菅首相の宣言後、なぜ温室効果ガスの排出実質ゼロなんだとか、2050年までに脱炭素社会ができるのか、といった論議がある。しかしこれはできるできないではなく、宣言があろうがなかろうが、立ち向かわざるを得ない人類生存の問題、自然の理なのである。

記事全文はこちら:http://www.cger.nies.go.jp/cgernews/2021_special/362001.html

Research Report

This report identifies a range of possibilities. It does so by pointing out domestic and international issues that are the driving forces for social change, and referring to strategies and roadmaps put forward by governments and a range of organisations. This report summarises how these issues bring about social change and affect resource and...

Submission to Policy Process

新型コロナウイルス感染症(以下、COVID-19)は、地域における健康上の危機から、世界においてすべてを覆い尽くす世界的大流行(パンデミック)・経済災害へと大きく変化した。COVID-19の感染は急速に広がり、世界のほぼすべての地域の人々の日常生活が大きな影響を受けている。実際、2020年10月には、世界で5,000万人以上が公式にウイルス陽性と診断され、その結果150万人以上が死亡し、北半球が冬を迎え、屋内での時間が増えるにつれ、これらの数字は急速に増大しつある。このような事態は、地方から国、国際に至るあらゆるレベルの公的主体が、現状への対策および将来への復興プログラムに関して、分野と国境を越えて密接に調整し協力する必要性を明確にしている。

IGESでは、上記のような認識に基づき...

Book Chapter
In Implementing the Satoyama Initiative for the Benefit of Biodiversity and Human Well-being
Author:
Evonne
Yiu
Hiroaki
Takiguchi

The Satoyama Initiative is endorsed by the decision of the Tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 10) in 2010. It is a global effort with the vision to “realize societies in harmony with nature” through promotion and conservation of “socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes” (SEPLS). The...

Submission to Policy Process

COVID-19 has morphed from a dangerous regional health threat to an all-consuming global pandemic and economic disaster. COVID-19’s rapid spread has had far-reaching implications on the everyday lives of people in nearly all corners of the world. In fact, as of October 2020, at least 50 million people globally have tested positive for the virus, and...