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Discussion Paper
Author:
Supanut
Chotevitayatarakorn
Paweena
Panichayapichet

Executive summary

  • Under Article 6 paragraph 2 (Article 6.2) of the Paris Agreement (PA), Parties may take cooperative approaches in the implementation and achievement of nationally determined contributions (NDCs). The draft guidance of Article 6.2 stipulates, inter alia, the reporting requirements for the participating Parties to engage in a...
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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...

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...

Translation of non-IGES Material
Author:
United Nations Environment Programme

[DAISY] (テキストのみDAISY3形式、zipファイル)

この度、NPO法人支援技術開発機構(ATDO)様のサポートによりGEOユースアジア太平洋のDAISY版の作成を行うことができました。DAISYとは誰もが読めるアクセシブルな電子書籍の国際標準規格です。 DAISYについて、また再生ツールの詳細に関してはこちらをご覧ください。 https://atdo.website/ 

Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, caring, working, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. While continued economic growth and urbanisation in many countries are expected, it is imperative to consider how we...

Discussion Paper

Unmanaged plastic waste poses a major socio-economic, environmental and health risk to urban and marine environments in the Asia Pacific. Each year South-east Asian countries produce 11.7 million metric tonnes of plastic waste, of which over 60% is derived from urban areas. Therefore a focus on effective city governance will be vital to...

Translation of non-IGES Material
Author:
United Nations Environment Programme

国連環境計画(UNEP)により出版された「地球環境概況(Global Environment Outlook: GEO)-6ユース:アジア太平洋」は、ユースのためにユースにより書かれた報告書です。IGESではこの報告書の執筆、和訳および誰にでも読めるDAISY版への翻訳のサポートを行いました。

Discussion Paper
Author:
Vera Revina Sari
Andono Warih
Erni P Fitratunnisa
Susi Andraiani
Retno G Dewi
Ucok Siagian
Iwan Hendrawan
Gissa N Sevie
Darsilawati

Indonesia begins to prepare a long-term GHG emissions reduction target (2050), which is commonly called Long Term Strategy (LTS). In line with this National LTS, DKI Jakarta is preparing its Provincial LTS aiming to establish the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) for achieving the Low Carbon Society (LCS). In conjunction with this DKI Jakarta...

Discussion Paper

This paper provides some background information on coal industry transition that has occurred recently in China, and shows prospects for better transition management with a focus on employment. Using statistical data and scenario analysis results provided in existing literature, changes in coal consumption, production and international trade in...

Discussion Paper

This is a survey with recommendation with three objectives intended to help Asian countries to integrate Short Lived Climate Pollutants(SLCP) into NDCs..
• it provides an overview of which countries in Asia have integrated SLCPs (or related terms) into their NDCs.
• it offers pragmatic recommendations on how to strengthen that integration at the...