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Conference Proceeding

The Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Information Platform (AP-PLAT), launched at the G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial Meeting held in June 2019 in Karuizawa, Nagano, aims to provide an enabling environment for climate-risk informed decision-making and practical adaptation action through collaboration with partners, including national...

Commissioned Report

本事業では環境省が構築したアジア太平洋気候変動適応情報プラットフォーム(AP-PLAT) の3 つの柱の1 つである能⼒強化プログラムに関し、今後の活動に資する情報を収集・整理し、関係者との連携を模索することを⽬的として、以下の4つの業務をおこなった。

 (1) 気候変動適応推進に必要な能力強化に係る現状及び課題の整理・分析1
 (2) 気候変動適応推進に必要な能力強化に係る現状及び課題の整理・分析2
 (3) 適応案件形成に向けたモデル的支援の実施
   (4)AP-PLAT における能力強化支援ネットワーク強化のためのワークショップ開催

まず(1)ではアジア太平洋における既存の適応に関する能力強化研修に関し情報の整理をおこない、その
結果を(4...

Presentation
7th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum

IGES organized a special event "Filling the Adaptation Gap" together with Ministry of the Environment, Japan at 7th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaption Forum on March 2021.   

The session purpose was to share the latest scientific findings on climate change adaptation, by introducing the two latest and world-known scientific reports "Adaptation...

Conference Paper
Author:
Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Network (APAN)
UNEP
IUCN

The Asia and the Pacific is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In 2020, the region faced a record number of climate-related disasters coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting tens of millions of vulnerable people. The need to address climate change threats and build resilience has never been more urgent than now.

This...

Technical Report

Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) are at the heart of the Paris Agreement and the achievement of these long-term goals. NDCs embody efforts by each country to reduce national emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change. The Paris Agreement requires each Party to prepare, communicate and maintain successive NDCs that it intends to...

Policy Brief
Author:
National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)

On 1 May 2020, the National Institute of Urban Affairs, NIUA, (autonomous body under India’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs) and the National Mission for Clean Ganga, NMCG, (under India’s Ministry of Jal Shakti) organized an Ideathon on “The Future of River Management”. The purpose of this Ideathon was to use the current COVID-19 crisis as a...

Submission to Policy Process

現在の日本のNDCでは、2030年に2013年度比で温室効果ガス排出量26%削減を目標としていますが、NDC策定時の経済成長想定を実績値にあわせてより現実的な数値とすることで、目標には引き上げの余地があることが明らかになっています。IGESはその研究成果に基づき、経済成長想定をより現実的な数値にした場合の2030年削減量を示すと同時に、それをベースとして、さらなる引き上げを議論すべきであることを提言します。

Submission to Policy Process

Japan's current NDC targets a 26% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to the 2013 level. However, it has become clear that there is room to raise this target by matching the economic growth assumptions made when the NDC was formulated with actual figures, and making them more realistic. Drawing on the study’s results, IGES...

Conference Proceeding
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On May 20-24, 2019, the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (Taiwan EPA) and the Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) participated in a twinning technical exchange program in Taipei, Taiwan. The program, which was convened by the Environmental Law Institute in its capacity as the Secretariat for the...