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Working Paper

While the initial pieces of evidence indicate that COVID-19 induced economic slowdown and lockdown present short-term benefits to air quality and the environment, these also pose a double-edged challenge in the long-term. On one side, the slowing down of the economy can have an adverse impact on countries’ ongoing efforts towards climate mitigation...

Working Paper

Although Japan and India have long considered the possibility of establishing the JCM as has been stipulated in joint statements between these two countries, an official bilateral document to start the JCM has not yet been signed. The JCM is one of the market-based mechanisms which involves Internationally Transferred Mitigation Outcomes (ITMOs)...

Presentation
First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
Author:

Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...

Submission to Policy Process

This submission highlights the key findings of the discussion at the Japan-India Climate Policy Research Workshop, held in July 2018 in India. The key messages include:
1.Enhancing multiple co-benefits aids further acceleration of the efforts in reducing the GHGs and other climate relevant emissions to achieve the long-term goal of the Paris...

Peer-reviewed Article

Integrated Assessment of Climate-Induced Long-Term Water Availability in Ganges Basin and Impacts on Energy Security in South Asia

In In APN Science Bulletin, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
Author:
Devesh Sharma
G.M. Tarekul Islam
Rabin Malla
Presentation
UNFCCC Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action 2-4 Work stream 2 Technical Expert Meeting on Energy Efficiency

IGES made intervention at the UNFCCC Bonn Conference in March 2014. Technical Expert Meeting (TEM) took place as part of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action 2-4 Workstream 2.
The intervention was on some lessons learnt from the project IGES KRC conducted in India promoting low carbon technology in Small and Medium...

Commissioned Report

The Clean Development Mechanism and International Capital Flows: An Empirical Study on the Factors Contributing to Capital Mobility in CDM Projects

Commissioned Report

クリーン開発メカニズムと国際資本の流れ: CDMプロジェクトにおける資本移動に対して寄与する要因に関する実証的研究

Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon Management

For effective and practical implementation of border carbon adjustment, it is crucial to determine the carbon content of imports/exports. In this paper we discussed two criteria. One is direct carbon emissions, which accounts for direct emissions generated from production. The other is embodied emissions which accounts for the total emissions...