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Briefing Note

2020年11月23日から12月4日にかけて国連気候変動条約(UNFCCC)主催のClimate Dialogue2020が開催された。通常であれば、毎年この時期にはUNFCCC締約国会議(COP)が開催されるが、新型コロナウイルスの影響で翌年に延期とになったため、交渉を含まない形で、モメンタムの維持のため、本会議が開催された。IGES適応チームでは、本会合に参加し、IISDのデイリーレポート 等を参考に、適応に関する議論について取りまとめた。

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...

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...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Diego
Silva Herran

This paper highlights the challenges for realising Japan's long-term strategy (LTS) for decarbonisation, also referred to as the mid-century strategy (MCS), and the role of scenario analysis in the formulation and strengthening of this strategy. Although the government of Japan declared on 26 October 2020 to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to...

Book Chapter
In Implementing the Satoyama Initiative for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being
Author:
Raffaela
Kozar

Primary production, including agriculture, aquaculture, forestry and fisheries is the strongest driver of biodiversity loss globally. It can, however, contribute to biodiversity conservation if wisely managed such as in ‘Satoyama’ and ‘Satoumi’, or socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), where production activities support...

Conference Proceeding
Author:
Dang
Kien
Leni
Camacho
Maiko
Nishi
William
Dunbar
Makiko
Yanagiya

On Thursday 12 November 2020, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) convened a session entitled “The Satoyama Initiative, transformative change, and societies in harmony with nature” at the 12th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the...

Briefing Note

2020年11月23日から12月4日にかけて国連気候変動条約(UNFCCC)主催のClimate Dialogue2020が開催された。通常であれば、毎年この時期にはUNFCCC締約国会議(COP)が開催されるが、新型コロナウイルスの影響で翌年に延期とになったため、交渉を含まない形で、モメンタムの維持のため、本会議が開催された。IGES適応チームでは、本会合に参加し、IISDのデイリーレポート 等を参考に、適応に関する議論について取りまとめた。なお、本レポートは速報版であり、今後内容の変更・追記が予定されている点、ご了承いただきたい。
 

Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Author:
Almut
Arneth
Yunne-Jai
Shin
Paul
Leadley
Carlo
Rondinini
Elena
Bukvareva
Melanie
Kolb
Guy
Midgley
Thierry
Oberdorff
Ignacio
Palomo

Recent assessment reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) have highlighted the risks to humanity arising from the unsustainable use of natural resources. Thus far, land, freshwater, and ocean exploitation have been the chief...

Briefing Note

本ブリーフィングノートは、今年と来年に行われる生物多様性に関する国際プロセス、出版物およびイベントを初心者にもわかりやすく概説したものです。ポスト2020生物多様性枠組(GBF)、生物多様性条約(CBD)に関する議論のほか、2020年に行われた国連生物多様性サミットや地球規模生物多様性概況第5版(GBO5)の背景から今後の展開まで、重要なポイントを紹介しています。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Progress in Disaster Science
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Abhijit
Mukherjee
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Duc
Cong Hiep Nguyen
Hong Quan
Nguyen
Rajib
Shaw
Binaya Kumar
Mishra

Rapid global changes (population growth, urbanization and frequent extreme weather conditions) have cumulatively affected local water bodies and resulted in unfavorable hydrological, ecological, and environmental changes in the major river systems. Particularly, communities in isolated riverine islands are heavily affected due to their poor...