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IGES CDM Project Database aims at providing information to be utilized for research and analysis on the process of CDM project development, credit issuance, and the status of its procedures. The information of relevant items are extracted from the publicly available sources on the UNFCCC web-site. The UNFCCC Secretariat and IGES have signed a...
Working Paper
Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
Working Paper
Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Freiburg (Germany), Occasional Paper Series
Lukas Maximilian
In the race for infrastructure connectivity across Asia, several states have established initiatives to provide funding for developing countries. Chief among these are the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Japanese Partnership for Quality Infrastructure (PQI). The most recent addition to these competing multilateral initiatives in...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
The introduction of renewable energy (RE) is essential for building a sustainable society. However, RE can cause conflicts between energy production and biodiversity conservation. This study conducted a scenario analysis to evaluate potential conflicts in the nexuses between energy and biodiversity for the Bekambeushi River watershed located in...
Working Paper
While the initial pieces of evidence indicate that COVID-19 induced economic slowdown and lockdown present short-term benefits to air quality and the environment, these also pose a double-edged challenge in the long-term. On one side, the slowing down of the economy can have an adverse impact on countries’ ongoing efforts towards climate mitigation...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 繊維製品消費科学
本稿は第 36 回消費科学講座での講演の解説原稿である。IGESが実施した調査結果等に基づき、SDGs の意義と世界の現状、日本企業による SDGs の取組状況、企業が SDGs の取組を強化するための視点を提供している。
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Studies
Energy transition has been gaining significant policy attention in India, especially in the backdrop of the concerns about growing emissions from fossil fuels and the need for cleaner energy services. However, this has been one of the strategic dilemmas for the country. On the one hand, the increasing demand for fossil fuels is prompting critical...
Conference Proceeding
This proceedings is related to the awareness workshop on the opportunities of adoption of Japanese Low Carbon Technologies (LCTs) in the compressed air system in India on 25 January 2020 at Mumbai, India. The key objectives of the workshop were to: • Increase awareness about energy efficient air compressors and peripherals (hard technologies) along...
Conference Proceeding
This proceedings is related to the ‘Training of Trainers (ToT)’ workshop on Low Carbon Technologies (LCTs) and best practices in the compressed air system held on 11 February 2020 at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The key objective of the TOT was to build the capacities of energy auditors and energy managers in the state of Gujarat on new and efficient...
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「北摂里山地域循環共生圏」が目指す姿は、西谷、中谷、東谷の3地区のそれぞれの強みと弱みを補完し、融合を進めることで、豊かな自然環境を保全し、さらに近接する都市部住民との交流を積極的に促すことにより地域経済を活性化し、里山文化保全を中心とした地域循環共生圏モデルを形成することです。その実現に向けた具体的な活動として、以下の5つを実施する。 1) 太陽光発電と農業を両立させたソーラーシェアリング(営農型太陽光発電)の普及・拡大 2) 間伐材や剪定枝葉を原料とした木質チップやペレットの生産及び乳牛ふん尿からのバイオガス生成等のバイオマスの利活用 3) 太陽光発電による電力及びバイオガス(バイオ燃料)利用によるクリーンで住民及び訪問者の需要に応じた地域交通システムの構築 4) 農畜産物や市民農園...