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Technical Report
Author:
Amr Osama
ABDEL-AZIZ
Ana-Maria
DANILA
Toghrul
FEYZIYEV
Olia
GLADE
Zammath
KHALEEL
Mwangi James
KINYANJUI
Juan Luis Martin
ORTEGA
Anne Nyatichi
OMAMBIA
Anand
SOOKUN
Vicente Paolo
YU

This summary report presents the results of the technical analysis of the third biennial update report of Malaysia, conducted by a team of technical experts in accordance with the modalities and procedures contained in the annex to decision 20/CP.19. The author at IGES (Chisa Umemiya) served as one of the co-leads.

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Working Paper

2020年9月22日に開かれた国連75周年総会の一般討論演説において、中国習近平国家主席は、「2030年より前に二酸化炭素の排出のピークを達成し(2030年ピーク目標)、2060年より前に炭素中立(ネットゼロ、2060年目標)を達成するように尽力」することを表明し、国内外からの大きな注目を集めた。

 2060年目標を表明した背景と今後の見通しについて検討すべく、本稿は、「1. 2020年がもつ戦略的タイミングの意義」、「2. 2060年目標設定の背景にある戦略的思考」、「3. 今後の見通し」、の3点について深堀する。

Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Author:
Saeid
Gharechelou
Ryutaro
Tateishi
Josaphat
Sumantyo

Soil moisture is a critical component for Earth science studies, and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data have high potential for retrieving soil moisture using backscattering models. In this study, polarimetric SAR (PALSAR: Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar) data and polarimetric decompositions including span, entropy/H/alpha, and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Politics and Governance

External emergency assistance (EEA) provided in the aftermath of a disaster has costs and benefits to the donor and recipient countries. Donors benefit from quick recovery feedback effects from the trade and cultural links, and recipient countries have additional resources to manage the emergency. However, EEA costs could outweigh the benefits...

Policy Report
Author:
Franziska
Haupt
Sanggeet Mithra
Manirajah

The original aim of Goal 7 of New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) has been met: the Paris Agreement confirms forests’ pivotal role in the international climate agenda. But at a time when the protection, restoration, and sustainable management of forests have never been more urgent, global forest loss is in a worrying upward trend.  

It is...

Policy Report

The ASEAN State of Climate Change Report (ASCCR) provides an overall outlook of the state of play of climate change issues in the ASEAN region. ASCCR is also a forward-looking report, which includes recommendations on making the transition toward 2030 and on to 2050 for both adaptation and mitigation, considering ASEAN’s development context and the...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Economics and policy of energy and the environment
Author:
Duc-Truong
Dinh
Thu-Nga
Do
Thi-Thoa
Le
Anh-Duc
Trinh
Duc-Huu
Nguyen
Wilawan
Khanitchaidecha

In Asia, Vietnam is one of the countries severely affected by energy shortages and climate change. Development of renewable energy from livestock wastes, e.g., production of electricity from biogas, is a solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and pollution from untreated livestock wastes, as well as energy shortages. So that, biogas...

Book

世界各国が本気で取り組む「温室効果ガス排出削減」
本当に達成できるの?そもそも必要あるの?専門家に徹底取材!

○2021年はカーボンニュートラル元年!
○世の中の取り組み、再生エネルギーや企業や個人の行動に注目が集まっている!
○本書では、「脱炭素とは何か」を脱炭素に向けどのような立場の人がどのように関わっているかについてマンガで解説します。
○地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)、WWF、電力会社、ハウスメーカー、など、
さまざまな立場の人に話を聞いていきます。
○具体的な取り組みを紹介していくことで、SDGsの最重要課題が、サクッとわかります。

内容説明
いま、世界が一丸となって取り組んでいるテーマが脱炭素。地球温暖化を防ぐために、二酸化炭素の排出量を減らすこと...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Groundwater for Sustainable Development
Author:
Tran Van
Ty
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Ram
Avtar
Huynh Van
Hiep

This study assesses qualitative and quantitative changes in groundwater resources and their impact on land
subsidence in Can Tho, Vietnam, from 2000 to 2018. Can Tho city is characterized by scarce water resources and
intense industrial, domestic, agricultural, and mining usage, creating water stress. The vertical compaction rates
and thus land...

Peer-reviewed Article
In The Asia-Pacific Tech Monitor

Adaptation technologies are location- and sector-specific. The process of their development, transfer, and adoption are complex and are not usually guided by established market mechanism. At the local level, uses of adaptation technology are usually guided by coping or autonomous response to climate impacts. Adoption of appropriate adaptation...