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...
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。
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...
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.
Despite the region’s vulnerability to climate change, there is a serious lack of capacity in Asia for developing quality project proposals for climate change adaptation that can attract financing, which largely hinders implementation of Paris Agreement and the 2030 Development Agenda. Capacity building programmes are needed so that local...
This chapter introduces Part B of GEO-6: Policies, Goals, Objectives and Environmental Governance: An Assessment of Their Effectiveness.
The composition of Earth’s atmosphere is one of the major
determinants of a healthy planet, influencing the climate,
ecosystems and human health. This is highlighted by the
existence of a direct or indirect link between the challenges of
air pollution, climate change, stratospheric ozone depletion,
persistent bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT)...
This chapter evaluates the capacity of environmental
policies to achieve transformational change in addressing
cross-cutting global sustainable development challenges.
To this end, the chapter addresses the major challenges
of adapting socioeconomic systems to climate change,
creating a sustainable agricultural and food production
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, together
with a range of Multilateral Environmental Agreements
(MEAs), set an ambitious long-term vision for the universal
pursuit of sustainable development through economic, social,
environmental and institutional transformation (Chapter
20). Although progress has been made in managing some
The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is the result of a consultative and participatory process to prepare an independent assessment of the state of the environment, the effectiveness of the policy response in addressing environmental challenges and the possible pathways to achieving various internationally agreed environmental goals. The GEO is a...