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Briefing Note
On 5-8 September 2017, the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment (the Summit) was convened in Bangkok, Thailand. This briefing note draws upon the observations of researchers from the Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) to underline key points involving the SDGs, air pollution, and resource efficiency that stood out...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
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Augustine
Kwan
In Southeast Asia, national governments are busy incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national development policies. But while central mandates for implementing the goals are expected to eventually “trickle down” to cities, this process is being slowed by the comprehensive nature of the goals, requiring significant...
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Presentation
KEI Project Development Workshop
Korea Environment Institute (KEI) convened experts to discuss on potential project development which can contribute to the enhancement of environmental and social safeguards in wide range of development cooperation programs including climate action and gender equality. IGES was invited to share research experience related to the issues i.e...
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ADB Regional Seminar
Asian Development Bank (ADB) hosted the Regional Seminar entitled Gender Equality in Climate Change and Disaster Risk management: Weathering and Uncertain Future and invited IGES as the discussant for the session on Perspectives from Global/Regional Alliances, Research and Advocacy Organizations on Gender and Climate Change. ADB Regional Seminar...
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The 5th Asian Energy Modelling Workshop on "Achieving a Sustainable 2050: Insights from energy system modelling"
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This presentation introduced the Integrated Green Economy Modelling (IGEM) Framework and its application to modelling a carbon tax in Mexico. The presentation was based on the project of the development of an integrated green economy modelling framework led by the UN Environment, in collaboration with four modelling experts, namely Dr. Xin Zhou...
Commissioned Report
The adverse effects of climate change have disproportionately fallen on women. In consequence, the challenges women face adapting to climate change have tended to overshadow the contributions women make to mitigating climate change. To some degree, the emphasis on adaptation has also fed false narratives of women as passive victims of climate...
Training or Learning Material
This is the second video of two e-learning and training videos based on the content and activities of the project entitled "Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women" funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This 15-minute instructional video presents the nine step process that helps mainstream gender into climate...
Training or Learning Material
This is the first video of two e-learning and training videos based on the content and activities of the "Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women" project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This 10-minute case study documentary demonstrates the urgent need to ensure women benefit from activities that mitigate...
Commissioned Report
This report provides an overview of the interim progress of implementing the ASEAN ESC Model Cities Year 3 (2016/17), commissioned by the ASEAN Secretariat and the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF). Since 2010, BRC and KUC have been at the forefront of promoting innovative ‘bottom-up’ actions by cities, through two initiatives (implemented...
Commissioned Report
This report is about the project with a purpose to promote cooperation on Co-benefits-type air pollution measures mainly in Asia. IGES provided advice to MOEJ on the activities of international organisations; supporting international SLCP mitigation activities such as the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short Lived Climate Pollutants...