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Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Sustainability
Author:
Thomas
Hickmann
Frank
Biermann
Carole-Anne
Sénit
Yixian
Sun
Magdalena
Bexell
Mitzi
Bolton
Basil
Bornemann
Jecel
Censoro
Aurelia
Charles
Dominique
Coy
Frederik
Dahlmann
Felicitas
Fritzche
Thiago Gehre
Galvo
Jarrod
Graninger-Brown
Christina
Inoue
Kristina
Jönsson
Montserrat
Koloffon Rosas
Kerstin
Krellenberg
Enayat
Moallemi
Ivonne
Lobos Alva
Shirin
Malekpour
Dianty
Ningrum
Aneliya
Paneva
Lena
Partzsch
Rodrigo
Ramiro
Rob
Raven
Eszter
Szedlacsek
John
Thompson
Melanie
van Driel
Jéssica
Viani Damasceno
Robert
Webb
Sabine
Weiland
A recent meta-analysis on the political impact of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has shown that these global goals are moving political processes forward only incrementally, with much variation across countries, sectors, and governance levels. Consequently, the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development remains uncertain...
Report Chapter
In The Climate Technology Progress Report 2023
Author:
Marie Blanche
Ting
Hendrik
Larsen
Lucas
Somavilla
Pakarnas
Thinphanga
Understanding institutional settings and governance processes is critical to the effective delivery of climate technology solutions for low-carbon and climate-resilient development in Asian cities. Creating the appropriate enabling environment for the development and transfer of climate technologies becomes imperative in this context. This requires...
Discussion Paper
Author:
The ASEAN Secretariat proposed that the preparation of the sixth State of Environment Report (SOER6) should include the development of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) which could serve as a monitoring tool for the progress of implementation of the ASEAN Strategic Plan on Environment 2016-2025 (ASPEN), and as the basis for data requirements during...
Technical Report
兵庫県では2020年度から「ひょうご高校生 環境・未来リーダー育成プロジェクト」を開催しており、 青森県でも昨年度から「青森県から日本・世界の環境・ エネルギー問題を考える地元高校生向けワークショップ」 が始まった。これらは2050年の脱炭素社会の実現に向け、 その担い手となる若手人材の育成を目的とした5~ 6日間の研修プログラムであり、その企画・ 運営にIGES関西研究センターが携わっている。 これまでに兵庫県では延べ25校から104名が、 青森県では6校から32名が参加した。昨今、 気候変動問題をはじめとした地球環境問題に関する教育の充実の必 要性が叫ばれてきており、 そのような市民向けプログラムが各地で開催されるようになってき ているが、高校生を対象とし、...
Research Report
Halfway to the 2030 deadline, humanity is clearly off-track on the Global Goals. Achieving the Sustainable­­ Development Goals (SDGs) proposed in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development remains a significant challenge for society. Numerous and compounding crises—including coping with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing armed...
Book Chapter
In Handbook of Air Quality and Climate Change
Author:
Air pollution is the greatest environmental threat to human health and well-being, responsible for seven million premature deaths per year. However, in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is no headline goal or even target focusing on air pollution exclusively. The main argument of this chapter is that the successor to the SDGs should...
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Issue Brief
T7 Japan Issue Paper
Author:
Dennis
Snower
Shinobu
Yamaguchi
Akio
Takemoto
Upalat
Korwatanasakul
Mahesti
Okitasari
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement established a strong foundation for the coherent implementation of climate action and sustainable development objectives across all levels and sectors. However, recent global crises, such as climate, energy, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and...
Policy Brief
Author:
Tom
Moerenhout
Pranati Chestha
Kohli
Siddharth
Goel
Saon
Ray
The International Energy Agency estimates that to hit net-zero globally by 2050, six times more critical minerals will be required in 2040 than today. The rapid increase in demand for critical minerals is likely to increase price volatility. This could aggravate energy security concerns, and thereby delay the necessary clean energy transition...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Atmosphere
Author:
Harikesh
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Sachchidanand
Singh
Vaibhav
Shrivastava
Vishal
Sharma
Majid
Farooq
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
To monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), India, during the last week of March 2020, imposed national restrictions on the movement of its citizens (lockdown). Although India’s economy was shut down due to restrictions, the nation observed a sharp decline in particulate matter (PM) concentrations. In recent years, Delhi has...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Atmosphere
Author:
Arti
Choudhary
Pradeep
Kumar
Saroj Kumar
Sahu
Chinmay
Pradhan
Pawan Kumar
Joshi
Sudhir Kumar
Singh
Cyrille A.
Mezoue
Abhay Kumar
Singh
Bhishma
Tyagi
Manufacturing and mining sectors are serious pollution sources and risk factors that threaten air quality and human health. We analyzed pollutants at two study sites (Talcher and Brajrajnagar) in Odisha, an area exposed to industrial emissions, in the pre-COVID-19 year (2019) and consecutive pandemic years, including lockdowns (2020 and 2021). We...