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Commissioned Report

This is a final report on the project for promoting Asian regional collaboration on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), under a lump-sum contract with Ministry of the Environment, Japan in FY 2020. The project consists of four components: i) study on policy and implementation of country EIA system in China; ii) operation of the information...

Conference Proceeding
Science-Policy Dialogue for South Asia and West Asia subregion on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment
Author:
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)

From 27-28 February 2019, in Kathmandu, Nepal, a subregional science-policy dialogue for South Asia and West Asia on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment was held in Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal, as a part of the “Capacity Building Project for the Implementation of IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment” funded by the Japan...

Policy Brief
Author:
Christmas
Uchiyama

This policy brief outlines some of the discussions at a series of science-policy dialogues for countries of the Asia-Pacific region, held between February and October 2019. The purpose of the dialogues was to introduce biodiversity policymakers, and other stakeholders from these countries, to the IPBES Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific...

Policy Brief
Author:
Linda Anne
Stevenson
Christmas
Uchiyama

This policy brief outlines some of the discussions at a series of science-policy dialogues for countries of the Asia-Pacific region, held between February and October 2019. The purpose of the dialogues was to introduce biodiversity policymakers, and other stakeholders from these countries, to the IPBES Regional Assessment Report for Asia and the...

Conference Proceeding
Science-Policy Dialogue in Oceania on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment
Author:
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)

The purpose of the Oceania Sub-regional dialogue was to facilitate understanding of the findings of the Assessment, including policy options to mitigate the deterioration of biodiversity and ecosystems in the region. The feedback from delegates relating to the effectiveness and uptake of the IPBES Assessment include: low visibility of the...

Conference Proceeding
Science-Policy Dialogue for South-East Asia and North-East Asia on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment

A subregional biodiversity science-policy dialogue workshop for South-East Asia and North-East Asia was held at the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Bangkok, Thailand from 21-23 October 2019. The workshop formed part of the “Capacity Building Project for the Implementation of IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment”, funded by the Japan...

Commissioned Report

This is a final report on the project for promoting Asian regional collaboration on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), under a lump-sum contract with Ministry of the Environment, Japan in FY 2018. The project consists of three components: i) Study on policy and implementation of country EIA system in two Asian countries, namely India and...

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...

Translation of non-IGES Material
Author:
Constant
Alarcon
Marie
Reynolds

The Climate Group(温室効果ガス排出量削減に取り組む国際NPO)がCDP(環境情報公開を推進する国際NGO)の支援の下、過去1年間のRE100(事業運営を100%再生可能エネルギーで調達することを目標に掲げる企業が加盟するイニシアチブ)参加企業の進捗やアンケートを集計し、その分析結果から得られた示唆や、先進的取組事例等をまとめた年次報告書(2019年版)である。

特に注目される動向としては、PPAs(電力販売契約)の件数が記録を更新すると共に、回答企業の65%が2020年末までに再エネ普及に直接的な影響力のある調達方法(PPA、オンサイト発電等)を検討しており、今後もこの傾向がさらに強まることが予測されている点である。また、新たな参加企業56社のうち、44...