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Briefing Note
本ブリーフィングノートでは、今後のトランプ政権の気候政策や人事に関して、これまでの示唆や推論を概観するとともに、関連する米国内の政治的文脈と制度的な意思決定プロセスの見地から検討を行う。「慎重な楽観主義」の立場をとりうるいくつかの領域を特定し、潜在的な最悪のシナリオに対する阻害要因を明らかにする。選挙期間中の発言や政権移行チームの顔ぶれには落胆させられる一方で、トランプ政権の政策について、トランプ氏自身ですらまだはっきりと分かっていないと思われる中、その明確な方向性を示すことは時期尚早といえる。本ブリーフィングノートは、最悪のケースとして米国の気候政策と行動が交代する方向に舵を切られても、実際に実行するには、様々な制約があることを結論付けている。Remarks:2016年12月22日改訂
Issue Brief
2016年12月現在のG7各国の長期温室効果ガス低排出発展戦略(Long-term Low Greenhouse Gas Development Strategies)の策定状況ならびにその概要に関して、公開情報およびヒアリングから得た情報をまとめています。
Presentation
Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance Workshop
Risk insurance has been proposed to provide as a means of buffering the financial shocks and to inculcate the habit of risk awareness among the farming communities. As a result, there have been several agricultural insurance programs put in place. However, the progress in the spread of insurance has been sluggish owing to several reasons which...
Working Paper
Author:
Molly
White (Greenhouse Gas Management Institute)
In the context of the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement (PA), this paper presents the status and changes in the capacity of 37 developing countries in Asia to develop national GHG inventories by using a matrix of capacity-indicators. For the latest outcome of this research paper, please refer to: Umemiya, C., White, M., Amellina, A....
Working Paper
This paper tries to capture the main characteristics of financial components of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), in order to deepen understanding of developing countries’ financial needs. Such analysis will help developed countries and other countries consider provisions of financial support to developing countries. For this...
PR, Newsletter or Other
The Brochure on the Joint Crediting Mechanism developed for stakeholders in Mongolia aims to provide general information on the JCM Financing Programme, review process on project proposals, and answers to the frequently asked questions. The JCM promotes leading low carbon technologies for climate change mitigation and sustainable development.
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management
This paper aims to assess climate change-related non-economic loss and damage (NELD) through case studies of Bangladesh and Japan, evaluate how NELD are addressed in these countries and provide the ways forward for further improvement. Design/methodology/approach This paper reviewed the literature to examine NELD and looked into currently available...
Commissioned Report
Author:
Paul
Pavelic
et al.
Owing to a high prevalence of rural poverty in Lao PDR, improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers by increasing their productivity is a high priority for the Government. Smallholder farming relies primarily on rainfall, which is prone to shortfalls and occasional droughts during the crop planting season. Reliable irrigation supplies would...