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Policy Brief
Author:
Rozenzweig
Cynthia
Manishka
De Mel
Arteaga, E., Chen, M., Desanker, P., Dookie, D., Gilmore, E., Magnan, A., Michael, K., Neufeldt, H., Patwardhan, A., Wei, L. and Zambrano, C.
Evaluating the effectiveness of adaptation policies and actions is key to understanding whether they have reduced climate risks and achieved other intended outcomes. The goals are to ensure that adaptation is adequate to address climate risks, do not foster negative unintended consequences over space and time, and inform adaptation financing. The...
Policy Brief
Author:
Tom
Moerenhout
Pranati Chestha
Kohli
Siddharth
Goel
Saon
Ray
The International Energy Agency estimates that to hit net-zero globally by 2050, six times more critical minerals will be required in 2040 than today. The rapid increase in demand for critical minerals is likely to increase price volatility. This could aggravate energy security concerns, and thereby delay the necessary clean energy transition...
Policy Brief
T7/G7 Task Force 2 Wellbeing, Environmental Sustainability, and Just Transition Policy Brief
Author:
Jakob
Dirksen
Nabaghan
Ojha
Sumbal
Javed
Rolla
Moumné
Gabriela
Rigoni
Satoko
Yano
Katharina
Lima de Miranda
José
Stracquadaini
Aamer
Ikram
Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into climate actions is essential for a healthy planet and people. Yet, national climate policies and international climate support programs often fail to explicitly recognize the interconnections between climate concerns and other priorities covered under the SDGs. This failure can leave key...
Policy Brief
Author:
Akio
Takemoto
Upalat
Korwatanasakul
Mahesti
Okitasari
Siddharth
Goel
Tom
Moerenhout
Kapil
Narula
Radia
Sedaoui
T7 Policy brief: Task Force on Wellbeing, Environmental Sustainability, and Just Transition As the world’s most developed economies, the Group of Seven (G7) countries play a crucial role in leading the transition to net-zero, which necessitates the use of critical minerals (CMs) in various clean energy applications. However, the growing demand for...
Policy Brief
T20 2022 Policy Brief
Author:
Kirana
Agustina
Venkatachalam
ANBUMOZHI
Romadhani
ARDI
Nicolas
BUCHOUD
Milindo
CHAKRABART
Alexander
CHARALAMBOUS
Alex
GODOY-FAÚNDEZ
Martin
KOCHHAN
Konstantinos
KARAMPOURNIOTIS
Rainer
LANZ
Hemant
MALLYA
Nam Hoang
NGUYEN
Shuva
RAHA
Victor
STOLZENBURG
Cecilia
WANDIGA
The circular economy transition along global value chains provides levers that can curb raw material use, preserve biodiversity, and reduce pollution, including the emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs). While the transition to circularity is building momentum, several systemic barriers continue to exist. This policy brief presents eight proposals...
Policy Brief
Author:
Precious
Benjamin
Jazel Nico
Cruz
Dang
Espita-Casanova
This policy brief aims to answer a critical question: how can policymakers, civil society, and researchers address air pollution, climate change, and socioeconomic equity with inclusive solutions ? The brief argues that much of the answer will involve reframing how policymakers, civil society groups, and researchers perceive the interrelationship...
Policy Brief
United Nations 7th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals
Author:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Masahiko
Hirao
This science-policy brief was published as a background science policy brief for United Nations 7th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals held on May 5-6, 2022. Since 2015, the international policy community has started to agree on international agreements with ambitious middle-term and...
Policy Brief
T7 Policy Brief: T7 Task Force on Climate and Environment
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G7 leaders have already accepted many important concepts related to the environment and sustainability. The G7 agreed to “protect our planet by supporting a green revolution that creates jobs” in 2021 at the Cornwall Summit. H owever, the challenge is that the G7 has mostly issued general statements of principle rather than committed to concrete...
Policy Brief
ASEAN Centre for Energy Policy Brief
1. The ASEAN State of Climate Change Report (ASCCR) presented ASEAN’s mitigation goal: i) Achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as early as possible in the latter half of the 21st century; and ii) Cap peak GHG emissions as soon as possible after 2030 to ensure the net-zero GHG emission goal is met on schedule. 2. However, the updated...
Policy Brief
Agricultural certification schemes are increasingly requiring concession holders to prevent deforestation when they develop plantations but do not sufficiently address forest restoration, which is necessary to prevent further biodiversity loss. This policy brief recommends, by focusing on palm oil, that agricultural certification schemes strengthen...