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Working Paper

This paper provides good practice examples of strategies that governments have already implemented to contribute to a sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 and to a longer-term redesign of their economies, which align with global goals and makes recommendations for further action. The target audience is national- and subnational-level...

Policy Report

The ASEAN State of Climate Change Report (ASCCR) provides an overall outlook of the state of play of climate change issues in the ASEAN region. ASCCR is also a forward-looking report, which includes recommendations on making the transition toward 2030 and on to 2050 for both adaptation and mitigation, considering ASEAN’s development context and the...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Nature Climate Change
Author:
Giacomo
Grassi
Elke
Stehfest
Joeri
Rogelj
Detlef
van Vuuren
Alessandro
Cescatti
Jo
House
Gert-Jan
Nabuurs
Simone
Rossi
Ramdane
Alkama
Raúl
Abad Viñas
Katherine
Calvin
Guido
Ceccherini
Sandro
Federici
Shinichiro
Fujimori
Mykola
Gusti
Tomoko
Hasegawa
Petr
Havlik
Florian
Humpenöder
Anu
Korosuo
Lucia
Perugini
Francesco N.
Tubiello
Alexander
Popp

Mitigation pathways by Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) describe future emissions that keep global warming below specific temperature limits and are compared with countries’ collective greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction pledges. This is needed to assess mitigation progress and inform emission targets under the Paris Agreement. Currently...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth System Science Data
Author:
Francesco N.
Tubiello
Giulia
Conchedda
Nathan
Wanner
Sandro
Federici
Simone
Rossi
Giacomo
Grassi

National, regional and global CO2 emissions and removals from forests were estimated for the period 1990–2020 using as input the country reports of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020. The new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates, based on a simple carbon stock change approach, update published information...

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...

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...

Working Paper
FAO Environment and Natural Resources Management Working Paper
Author:
Krystal
Crumpler
Alexandre
Meybeck
Sandro
Federici
Mirella
Salvatore
Beau
Damen
Giulia
Gagliardi
Mario
Bloise
Julia
Wolf
Martial
Bernoux

Assessing policy gaps and opportunities in the NDCs: a sectoral methodology for agriculture and land use. FAO – Environment and Natural Resources Management

Policy Report
Author:

This report assesses to what extent the national governments of ASEAN countries have made concrete domestic efforts to implement the Sustainable Development Goals  (SDGs) in terms of policies and budgets as listed in their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs). Methods used by this report are similar to those used by a comparable study of the G20...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy
Author:
Kei
Kabaya
Shizuka
Hashimoto

Identifying relatively important ecosystem services beforehand is essential for efficient and effective assessment. Using a best-worst scaling (BWS) method, we investigated the relative importance of cultural ecosystem services (CES) in Japan, where the second phase of national ecosystem service assessment is under consideration. Classifying CES...