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Peer-reviewed Article
In Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
Author:
Nguyen Hong
Duc
Ram
Avtar
Pham Phuong
Lan

Rapid population growth, urbanization, industrialization, and climate change are the key drivers causing serious water pollution around the globe. Considering the impacts of these key drivers, this study employed the Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) simulation tool to simulate the future water quality in a nearly 60-km stretch of the Hau River...

Policy Report
ESCAP/North- East Asian Sub-regional Programme for Environmental Cooperation
Author:
Yang
Li
Meian
Chen
Diego
Montero
Ben
Abraham
Sangin
Kang

This report analyses and compares the low carbon city policies and practices of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea, with the goal of identifying sector-specific and city-specific good practices that may be instructive to researchers and policymakers in the wider NEA region. It examines key national-level carbon mitigation policies and sector...

Discussion Paper

Japanese companies have pioneered the development of a large number of low-carbon technologies (LCTs). As a rapidly expanding economy with burgeoning energy requirements, India offers a significant potential market for Japanese LCTs. The industry sector in India accounts for a significant share of commercial energy use and hence carbon dioxide (CO2...

Book Chapter
In Aligning Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies in Asia

The widespread adoption of low emissions technologies in rapidly developing countries is critical to resolving the climate emergency.1 However, many fast growing economies lack the energy efficient, renewable, and other advanced technologies needed to mitigate climate change. Technology transfer could help address these countries need. Yet the...

Book Chapter
In Ketahanan Iklim Perkotaan (English: Urban Climate Resilience)

In Bahasa: Membangun Kota-kota rendah karbon di Indonesia memerlukan tiga faktor utama yang berkontribusi: membangun kapasitas, melibatkan pemangku kepentingan, dan memobilisasi sumber daya. Faktor-faktor tersebut tidak terpisah atau berbeda-beda namun saling tumpang tindih dan saling memperkuat satu sama lain. Sebagai ilustrasi, peningkatan...

Policy Report
Author:
Joseph Edward Alegado
Jose Miguel Aliño
Stephen Cheuk Fai Chow
Ma. Brida Lea Diola
Lea Gurrero
Von Hernandez
Yuichi Ishimura
Effie Kim
Doun Moon
Mitsu Okuno
Gemma Pelogio
Peixun Pey
Tiara Samson
Satyarupa Shekhar Swain
Maria Antonia Tanchuling,
Vu Duc Canh

Plastic is ubiquitous: we use it for life-saving medical devices, clothing, toys and cosmetics; we use it in agriculture and industry. But we also know the growing risk of plastic waste in the environment, landfills and the oceans. 

For example, the amount of plastic that some fulmars accumulate in their stomachs during their lives is...

Conference Proceeding
Awareness Workshop (Webinar): Japanese Environmental Technologies to monitor emissions from thermal power plants and other energy-intensive industries in India

The Kansai Research Center (KRC) of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) took up the issue of air pollution in India and hosted an awareness workshop on Japanese technologies to monitor emissions from thermal power plants and other energy-intensive industries in India on 17 February 2021.The objective of the workshop was to...

Briefing Note

本ブリーフィングノートは、生物多様性と生態系サービスに関する政府間科学-政策プラットフォーム第8回総会(IPBES-8)の概要と今後の予定などについて短く解説している。

IPBES-8では「生物多様性、水、食料、健康の相互関係に関するテーマ別評価」(略称:ネクサス評価)および「生物多様性の損失の根本的要因、変革の決定要因及び生物多様性の2050ビジョン達成のためのオプションに関するテーマ別評価」(略称:社会変革評価)の2つの評価の実施が承認された。これを受け、両評価を執筆する専門家の公募が2021年7月19日から9月13日にかけて行われている。応募に際して日本政府による推薦を希望する専門家は、2021年8月23日までに所定の書類を環境省に提出する必要がある(詳細:http://www...

Working Paper
ADBI Working Paper Series

Adopted in 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were intended to motivate governments and the international community to address the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. However, most countries are not on pace to achieve the SDGs. The economic and human toll of the...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 神戸法學雑誌

脱炭素社会の構築には温室効果ガスの排出量を実質的にゼロとしなければならず、それは社会全体の構造的変革を視野に入れた課題であり、社会的な合意形成と政治的な意思決定を必要とする。その実現には将来の社会を担う若者の意見を考慮することが必須であるが、それを集約し、統合したメッセージとして社会や行政機関等に発信することは容易ではない。本稿では、こうした困難の背景を分析するとともに、実際に脱炭素社会の構築に向けた講義シリーズを大学で開講し、受講者とともにメッセージをとりまとめ、それを発信するに至った取組を振り返り、それを効果的に進めるための方策について考察する。