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Book Chapter
In Disaster Risk and Management under Climate Change
Equity and fairness have a high significance in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation as it is evident that disasters affect communities differently depending on their developmental levels, and social status. Any public policy or intervention on disaster risk reduction deals with communities that are at different ‘starting lines’ in...
Technical Report
本レポートは、世界平均気温の上昇を産業革命前と比べて1.5℃以内に抑えるという目標の達成に向けて、2050年までにカーボンニュートラルを実現するだけではなく、累積排出量をできる限り小さくする観点から、日本国内で早期に大幅な温室効果ガス(GHG)排出量削減を果たす可能性を検討し、その実現のためのアクションプランをまとめたものである。
Technical Report
This report examines the feasibility of Japan not only achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, but also making significant reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, so as to make its cumulative emissions as small as possible, thereby contributing to the global goal of limiting the average temperature increase to below 1.5°C compared to the pre...
Report Chapter
In The Climate Technology Progress Report 2023
Author:
Marie Blanche
Ting
Hendrik
Larsen
Lucas
Somavilla
Pakarnas
Thinphanga
Understanding institutional settings and governance processes is critical to the effective delivery of climate technology solutions for low-carbon and climate-resilient development in Asian cities. Creating the appropriate enabling environment for the development and transfer of climate technologies becomes imperative in this context. This requires...
Technical Report
Author:
Fernanda
Alcobé
Richemond
Assié
Jasmin
Blessing,
Moussa
Diop
Lorenzo
Eguren
Carlos
Essus
Oscar Zarzo
Fuertes
Helena
Heuckmann
Carine
Ingabire
Mijako
Nierenkoether
Illari Zulema Aragon
Noriega
James Lwasa Fredrick
Ouma
Eleni
Patra
Mirella
Salvatore
Julie
Teng
Felipe Gómez
Villota
Karen Van Der Westhuizen
Westhuizen
Henning
Wuesterc
James
Vener
This paper aims to highlight the benefits that robust and self-sustained transparency systems can bring to governments, beyond fulfilling current and future reporting requirements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (the Convention) and the Paris Agreement. It also aims to reach climate change policymakers and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Management
Author:
Mengru
Zhang
Fei
Zhang
Liyang
Guo
Ping
Dong
Chunyan
Cheng
Ngai
Weng Chan
Jingchao
Shi
Grassland degradation poses a serious threat to biodiversity, ecosystem services, and human well-being. In this study, we investigated grassland degradation in Zhaosu County, China, between 2001 and 2020, and analyzed the impacts of climate change and human activities using the Miami model. The actual net primary productivity (ANPP) obtained with...
Book Chapter
In Adaptation Gap Report 2023: Underfinanced. Underprepared. Inadequate investment and planning on climate adaptation leaves world exposed
Author:
Emily Boyd; Adelle Thomas; Kees van der Geest; Lisa Vanhala;
Jon Barnett; Raju Pandit Chhetri
▶ In the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), loss and damage has emerged as a third key pillar of climate policy, alongside mitigation and adaptation, to address ever-increasing climate impacts in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effect of climate change. ▶ Losses and damages arise...
Working Paper
Focusing on four major ASEAN member states, including Indonesia, Viet Nam, Thailand and the Philippines, this paper reviews the current status, and identifies the gaps and prospects for achieving a high penetration of renewables for energy transition in ASEAN. These four countries have been leading renewable policies in this region and have...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Takashi
Morimoto
Tomohiko
Hattori
Transitioning to the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) under the Paris Agreement (PA) from the current measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) arrangements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) requires developing countries to enhance their national reporting systems in a sustainable way. There are...
Policy Brief
Author:
Rozenzweig
Cynthia
Manishka
De Mel
Arteaga, E., Chen, M., Desanker, P., Dookie, D., Gilmore, E., Magnan, A., Michael, K., Neufeldt, H., Patwardhan, A., Wei, L. and Zambrano, C.
Evaluating the effectiveness of adaptation policies and actions is key to understanding whether they have reduced climate risks and achieved other intended outcomes. The goals are to ensure that adaptation is adequate to address climate risks, do not foster negative unintended consequences over space and time, and inform adaptation financing. The...