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Presentation
Asian Transparency Workshop: Roadmap for BTR1 and reporting under Article 6.2
The Asian Transparency Workshop organized by the MOEJ, the IGES, UNFCCC-RCC and GSP aims to promote knowledge sharing among countries in Asia for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF). This presentation provides, as introduction to the workshop, the linkage of ETF and reporting under Article 6...
Presentation
Asian Transparency Workshop: Roadmap for BTR1 and reporting under Article 6.2
This presentation provides, as introduction to the breakout group discussion in the Asian Transparency workshop, the common challenges when countries track progress of individual mitigation actions to prepare the 1st BTR. The possible solutions (long and short term) in each challenge were developed based on the mutual learning program for enhanced...
Submission to Policy Process
This submission, which includes a paper maintaining that indigenous knowledge and philosophical richness can help Asia transition to a more sustainable development paths, argues for a greater focus on looking back as countries move toward a post-pandemic future. More concretely, the paper outlines why and how countries in Asia should collaborate in...
Discussion Paper
Learning from cultural traditions and philosophies could help place countries in Asia on more sustainable development paths. This paper argues why and outlines how countries in Asia should collaborate in pooling and promoting good practices grounded in indigenous knowledge and philosophies to mainstream sustainability at the local, national...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
10月26日に行われた、菅内閣総理大臣の所信表明演説で「2050年脱炭素社会の実現」を目指すとした方針についての、IGESコメントです。 脱炭素化の方向性と時間軸を明確に示すことは、企業や投資家の長期的視点に立った経営・投資判断を支えることにつながります。また、2050年脱炭素化は、パリ協定が目指す1.5℃目標にも整合する非常に野心的な目標で、総理大臣自らが2050年脱炭素化社会の実現を宣言したことをIGESは大いに歓迎します。 一方で、新型コロナウイルスによって減速した日本経済の立て直しに向けた経済復興策は、欧州における「欧州グリーンディール」のような、経済刺激策を気候変動やその他の環境課題への対策と結び付ける対策が乏しく、令和3年度予算編成におけるグリーンディールの作り込みが急務です。...
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Author:
Capacity building support by means of international development projects for developing countries to prepare national reporting under the Paris Agreement has taken on increasing importance. Given that support for capacity building has been provided for more than two decades, the aim of our research is to assess past trends in capacity building...
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)...
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...
Issue Brief
Author:
Seiya
Tominaga
 地域で創出された再生可能エネルギーを地域で消費する再生可能エネルギーの地産地消の担い手として、自治体が自ら事業に関与していく「地域電力小売事業」の取組は、近年の再生可能エネルギーや地域分散型エネルギーの導入拡大・電力小売事業の全面自由化などの流れを背景に、各地で拡大してきた。  自治体が自ら事業に関与している「地域小売電気事業者」は全国で30を超えており、各地の地域特性や課題、事業環境を踏まえた事例が創出されている。反面、自治体が「地域電力小売事業」に取組むうえでの課題も見え始めている。また、今後競争が激しくなることが想定され、その中で事業者として付加価値がある提案を行うことが課題となっている。  本書では、上記背景を踏まえて、自治体から出資を受けている新電力会社(地域新電力...