Results 1 - 7 of 7 (Sorted by date)
Issue Brief
Author:

Key Messages
• With more than half the world’s population, cities will play a pivotal role in determining whether the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realize their transformational potential. A lack of data from cities may nonetheless weaken the policies and monitoring systems needed to realize that promise.
• This issue brief examines whether...

Issue Brief
Author:
Devesh
Sharma
GM Tarekul
Islam
Pham Thi Mai
Thao

The Asia-Pacific region is facing the challenges of securing water, energy and food. These challenges are intensifying due to economic growth and transformation, population growth, unsustainable land and resource use, changing lifestyles and climate change. As they are interconnected, to avoid major trade-offs these challenges need to be addressed...

Issue Brief
Author:
William
Alley
Sean
Furey
Ralf
Klingbeil
Seifu
Kabede
Ricardo
Hirata

KEY MESSAGES
• groundwater is a key resource for the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030 — but is still weakly conceptualised in the SDG Indicators
• there is a strong case for defining new ‘groundwater resource status indicators’ for SDG Targets 6.3, 6.4 and 6.6, because groundwater resources are integral to these but not...

Issue Brief

Water is one of the enablers for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement goals, especially on adaption. However, global water resources are under increasing pressure due to the growing gap between water supply and demand, wasteful use of water, anthropogenic water pollution, lack of integration in sectoral...

Issue Brief
Author:

The Great East Japan Earthquake highlighted the importance of building diversified energy systems suited to local areas. Since April in 2016, the electric power retail market has been fully liberalized in Japan. This pamphlet explains the background of establishment of local energy companies by local governments in Japan, summarizes and compares...

Issue Brief
Author:
Ken Howard
Ricardo Hirata
Kelly Warner
Radu Gogu
Daniel Nkhuwa

KEY MESSAGES
• groundwater is a major source of urban supply worldwide and aquifer storage represents a key resource for achieving water-supply security under climate change and extended drought
• private waterwell construction for urban in-situ self-supply tends to escalate as a ‘coping strategy’ during periods of inadequate utility water service...

Issue Brief
Author:

東日本大震災以降、地域に適した分散型エネルギーモデル構築の重要性がクローズアップされてきました。また2016年4月からは電力小売の全面自由化が開始されています。本パンフレットでは、自治体による地域エネルギー会社設立の背景や、各自治体の取組を比較・整理し、自治体による地域エネルギー会社の共通事項や今後新規に参入を検討する自治体が考慮すべきポイントなどを取りまとめています。

Remarks:

English Version: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6637