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Fact Sheet
Author:
Fedor
Myasoedov
In Japan, over 460 municipalities, so-called “Zero Carbon Cities” along with the national government have committed to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to net zero by 2050. It aims to create ”domino effect”, in which the best performing Zero Carbon Cities knock down other municipalities to turn the whole country to be carbon neutral. Goto City, a...
Fact Sheet
Author:
Takuya
HATTORI
Yoshifumi
MASAGO

This publication illustrates the recent development of local adaptation policies in Japan. Based on the Climate Change Adaptation Act in 2018, local governments are encouraged to develop measures for climate change at prefectural and/or municipality levels such as local adaptation policies and  local adaptation centers. This factsheet overviews...

Fact Sheet
Author:
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
John Vincent
Pleto
Key point Analyzed several water quality parameters (pH, electrical conductivity (EC), total dissolved solids (TDS), Chloride (Cl), and temperature) based on 35 well samples collected by local government staff in Oriental Mindoro Province of the Philippines. Cl- concentration was calculated using salinity values based on Equation: Sal (ppt) = 0...
Fact Sheet

The infographic on Industry Transition is part of the IGES Infographics Series on the interactions between Climate Action and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The six transformative action areas for the infographics series were: Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing; Energy Transition; Industry Transition; Nature-based Solutions...

Fact Sheet

This factsheet was developed as a follow-up of the Toyama Framework on Material Cycles and the 5-year Bologna Roadmap produced by the G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency under the initiative of Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The results were compiled by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES).

Full report on “Our Actions for a...

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Climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCA&M) policies should be developed in an integrated manner to maximize their effectiveness. There is relatively little common understanding, however, as to how to best achieve this in practice. At the local level, holistic approaches to land-use planning and management have the potential to help meet this...

Fact Sheet
Author:
Luke
REEDMAN
Alexandre C.
KÖBERLE
Roberto
SCHAEFFER
Nick
MACALUSO
Jiang
KEJUN
Fu
SHA
Chai
QIMIN
Panagiotis
FRAGKOS
Alessia
DE VITA
Swapnil
SHEKHAR
Heleen
van SOEST
Rizaldi
BOER
Retno Gumilang
DEWI
Shinichiro
FUJIMORI
Junya
TAKAKURA
Chan
PARK
George
SAFONOV
Gokul
IYER
Heleen
van SOEST

Opportunities exist in G20 countries to strengthen existing climate policies.
It can be shown from analyses at the national level that the emission reductions consistent with global pathways to reach the overall targets of the Paris Climate Agreement can be implemented. This is the main conclusion of a set of 11 national fact sheets developed as...