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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...
Commissioned Report
北九州市アジア低炭素化センターは2010年6月に開設され、今年開設10周年を迎える。そこで、北九州市は、同センター開設10周年記念事業として、投資家、企業経営者、起業家等の民間企業関係者を対象とした「ホラシス会議」の誘致を予定している。当業務では、ホラシス会議の全体会で取り上げるテーマ案として、同センター開設10周年記念事業として相応しいテーマ案を設定するものである。
Policy Report
A diverse mix of environmental problems, such as traffic congestion, increasing amounts of waste, and air and water pollution, have surfaced around the world in line with rapidly growing populations and urban development. Climate change has also resulted in more frequent incidences of localised torrential rains, floods, droughts and landslides in...
Policy Report
世界の多くの国では、急速な人口増加と都市化に伴い交通渋滞、廃棄物の増加、大気・水質汚染など様々な環境問題が顕在化している。また、気候変動により、世界各地で局地的な豪雨や洪水、渇水・土砂災害などが頻発化しており、社会経済基盤である都市の活動にも多大な影響が出てきている。その一方で、都市は世界のCO2排出量の70%以上を占めると推定されていることから、これからの都市開発において、気候変動対策の観点も含めたなまちづくりを推進することが不可欠になっている。  2020年を迎えた今年、気候変動対策の法的枠組みとして2016年に発効したパリ協定が始まった。実施に力点が置かれる中、都市や民間企業のようなノンステートアクターのアクションに対する期待はこれまで以上に高まっており...
Conference Proceeding
First Sub-Regional Workshop on Preparation of Status Report and Sub-regional Road map for implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...
Fact Sheet
This factsheet was developed as a follow-up of the Toyama Framework on Material Cycles and the 5-year Bologna Roadmap produced by the G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency under the initiative of Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The results were compiled by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). Full report on “Our Actions for a...
Presentation
Second International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science
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The framework of “Just Transition” is important to implement policies towards decarbonisation of power sectors (DPS) in Japan. Using the existing DPS scenarios and employment factors for the power sectors based on an extended input-output tables, this study analysed “Just Transition” issues, along with three further aspects: distributional justice...
Presentation
First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
Author:
Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...