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Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...

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With only ten years left to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by all UN member States in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, action is more urgent than ever. Cities, which are responsible for delivering many of the targets highlighted by the SDGs are accelerating their efforts. This is recognised by the...

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Author:
Albert Altarejos
Magalang
Eligio T.
Ildefonso
Maria Delia
Cristina M. Valdez
Liz C.
Silva

This paper summarises the results of a literature review, examines the status of MSWM in the Philippines, makes some efforts to estimate the SLCP emissions in the country’s waste sector based on available data, and offers preliminary projections. The paper includes six sections. After a brief introduction in Section 1, background information on...

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SEPLS generally require high levels of management by humans in order to maintain a sustainable production system that provides for human well-being. Thus their ecosystems are dominated by human activities, including traditional and local practices as well as modern production methods. These activities are considered means of livelihood, as they...

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Author:
GILLENWATER Michael, Greenhouse Gas Management Institute

Observations from Party submissions after Paris on topics related to capacity building revealed multiple suggestions on enhancing capacity building in developing countries. However, few Parties clearly identified or envisaged a transformation of international capacity building to meet the massively increased demand associated with all countries...

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This is the summary of a working paper to strengthen linkage between UNFCCC and Cities for transformative actions. In order to accomplish 2-degree Celsius target, national target and local climate change actions should be linked. UNFCCC/COP needs a mechanism linking the mid-term national vision, and climate change actions by the Non-State Actor...

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Forty years have passed since the first real conference on the environment and humans took place and it has now been twenty years since the concept of sustainable development (SD) entered the lexicon of the international development and policy arenas. During that period, several significant international agreements have laid out grand projects and...

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The Value of Business Intelligence: Creating effective knowledge management systems for understanding the what, where, who and how of IGES's research and projects

This was an internal report assessing the status of IGES business intelligence.

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During FY2013, the PMO Knowledge Management team conducted a quick study to provide a needs assessment and opportunity analysis of the external databases that are under IGES management. This review aimed to identify urgent needs for improvement in relation to the different databases as well as exploring opportunities to increase the level of...