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The GEF-Satoyama Project has been working to realize society in harmony with nature by mainstreaming conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in production landscapes and seascapes. This issue brief is a compilation of lessons learned on biodiversity in production landscapes and seascapes from ten demonstration projects from around the...
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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...
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This paper outlines the Talanoa Dialogue and the Global Stocktake, with a view to seeking their mutual implications. In particular, this paper aims: 1) to summarise and provide an overview of the current status of the Talanoa Dialogue and Global Stocktake; 2) to examine the commonality, differences, and linkages between the stocktakes that have...
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Key Messages • With more than half the world’s population, cities will play a pivotal role in determining whether the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realize their transformational potential. A lack of data from cities may nonetheless weaken the policies and monitoring systems needed to realize that promise. • This issue brief examines whether...
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Author:
Devesh
Sharma
GM Tarekul
Islam
Pham Thi Mai
Thao
The Asia-Pacific region is facing the challenges of securing water, energy and food. These challenges are intensifying due to economic growth and transformation, population growth, unsustainable land and resource use, changing lifestyles and climate change. As they are interconnected, to avoid major trade-offs these challenges need to be addressed...
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2016年12月現在のG7各国の長期温室効果ガス低排出発展戦略(Long-term Low Greenhouse Gas Development Strategies)の策定状況ならびにその概要に関して、公開情報およびヒアリングから得た情報をまとめています。
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Katherine Rittenhouse
Peter Sopher
Daniel Francis
Stefano De Clara
Jeff Swartz
This case study covers the experimental Japanese voluntary ETS, the J-Credit System, the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program, the Joint Crediting Mechanism, Commentary on Market Functioning, and Policy Distinction.Remarks:This case study is co-authored by the IGES, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), and the Environmental Defense Fund...
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Assuming all thermal power plants currently planned for construction and replacement are put into operation, coal-fired and gas-fired power plants need to operate below 56% and 43%, respectively, of their capacity factor in order to achieve Japan’s electric power sector’s voluntary emissions intensity targets for 2030. However, the voluntary...
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Author:
Kaoru
Ichikawa
William
Dunbar
Yohsuke
Amano
A policy mechanism is needed to better integrate the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable management of terrestrial and maritime ecosystems in a practical and coherent way in order to achieve food security and improved livelihoods. An integrated landscape approach can provide the basis for such a mechanism by facilitating...