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Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Author:
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
Ronald C.
Estoque
Masato
Hayashi
Takeo
Tadono
National monitoring of forests is essential for tracking progress towards various global environmental goals, including those of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework and the Paris Agreement. Inconsistent national definitions of “forest”, however, can complicate the tracking of global progress towards achieving these goals. The FAO’s...
Discussion Paper
 北九州市は、市内の温室効果ガス(GHG)排出削減目標を掲げるだけでなく、アジア地域への貢献目標も掲げている。それは、アジア地域で、2050年までに、2013年度の市内のGHG排出量の150%以上に相当する排出量の削減を目指す(以下、「150%削減目標」という。)というものである。環境国際協力に長年取り組んできた「世界の環境首都」として、気候変動対策のようなグローバルイシューにも市内外で積極的に貢献していく姿勢を見せている。  本稿は、北九州市の「150%削減目標」の意義や、その目標達成に向けたアプローチを確認した上で、政策効果の「見える化」の方法論について検討を行った。「150%削減目標」が数値目標であることを踏まえ、北九州市の取り組みのうちGHG排出削減量を把握できそうなものを特定し...
Policy Report
Author:
Rina
Kurumisawa
Naoko
Okubo
Haruko
Uchida
Asako
Osaki
Emi
Sugawara
Shinya
Fujino
This report includes an analysis of the level of awareness of the SDGs, as well as the progress made in addressing the five SDG Goals (thematic themes) that the UN Global Compact focuses on: Goals 5 (gender equality), 8 (work and human rights), 13 (climate change) and 16 (anti-corruption), and Goal 12 (sustainable consumption and production), which...
Technical Report
This derivative regional analysis covers the East Asian region consisting of China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan. While the Climate Vulnerability Monitor 3 rd Edition (Climate Vulnerable Forum & V20 2022) provides a global overview of climate vulnerability with national-level data, the emphasis of this...
Discussion Paper
JICA Ogata Research Institute Discussion Paper
Author:
Koji
Fukuda
Makoto
Kato
In view of the growing recognition of the role of non-state actors as agents of implementation of addressing climate change under the Paris Agreement, this study sheds light on the measures taken by urban cities in developing countries. Beyond the process of formulating climate action plans reviewed in previous studies, this study aims to identify...
Working Paper
本ペーパーでは、日本の自治体による気候変動・生物多様性・SDGsに相乗効果(シナジー)をもたらす取り組みを3つ紹介しています。これらの事例は2023年のハイレベル政治フォーラム(HLPF2023)にて、環境省によって世界に共有されました。
Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate
Author:
Pham Van
Toan
Lavane
Kim
Nguyen Truong
Thanh
Huynh Long
Toan
Le Anh
Tuan
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Charcoal is a fuelwood commonly used for domestic purposes on the household scale in Africa and Southeast Asia. Earnings from charcoal production contribute to the income of local inhabitants in rural areas. Unfortunately, airborne emissions from the traditional charcoal-making process affect both human health and the ambient environment. A series...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth
Author:
Upasana
Choudhury
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Anand
Kumar
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
Amid global concerns regarding climate change and urbanization, understanding the interplay between land use/land cover (LULC) changes, the urban heat island (UHI) effect, and land surface temperatures (LST) is paramount. This study provides an in-depth exploration of these relationships in the context of the Kamrup Metropolitan District, Northeast...
Working Paper
ADBI Working Paper Series
Japan has adopted several policies that signal its intent to rely on hydrogen to achieve net-zero climate goals. However, many of those same policies are unclear about its support for a transition to green hydrogen. Relying on gray and blue hydrogen without a transition to green hydrogen will harm the climate. It will also result in several other...