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Sustainability Roundtable, Temple University, Japan

This presentation explains the basic elements of President Biden's climate policies, and comments on the level of their ambition as well as their political feasibility.

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Book Chapter
In Media and Disaster Risk Reduction Advances, Challenges and Potentials

The Himalaya and Hindu Kush Region (HKH) is one of the world's most fragile ecosystems in terms of climate change and its impacts, such as, slow- and fast-onset disasters. Traditionally, nature and human beings have co-existed in this area with indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) systems and practices being used in different ways, such as for...

Briefing Note

本ブリーフィングノートは、バイデン政権の気候政策の見通しについて考察するものである。 バイデン政権の就任1か月間の気候政策に含まれている主要な要素と、そこに含まれていないものについて分析した上で、これらの政策が今後、どのように採択され、実施されていくかについて検討する。具体的には、バイデン大統領の気候政策立案プロセスの主要人物と組織構造、初期の主要な優先事項と戦略、そして国境炭素調整措置など、国内外のいくつかの特定分野における今後の政策の方向性について論ずる。そこでは、大統領令や規制、法律の違いを説明するとともに、気候政策と雇用や経済全体との強い関連に言及する。そして、通常は気候関連の議論の対象にならないが、気候対策を実施する上で重要な、省庁や関連する諸機関について考察する。

Briefing Note

This briefing note considers the prospects for the Biden administration’s climate policy. It surveys the main elements of the Biden administration’s climate policies in his first month in office, as well as what is not included, and it speculates on the potential for these policies to be adopted and implemented. Key personnel and the overall...

Data or Tool

IGES JCM Database provides detailed information on the JCM MRV methodologies, projects, feasibility studies, and decision-making processes. The JCM is implemented by the Government of Japan with 17 partner countries; Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia...

Policy Report

Understanding Myanmar’s solid waste systems presents a challenge for anyone working in the sector. While waste collection and disposal challenges faced by Myanmar’s cities and towns share similarities, strategies to overcome them evolve locally and are often not well-communicated between different local government bodies. Data on the country’s...

st Progres1st Review Meeting for Japan-Myanmar Cooperation in Environmental Management

The progress report on Japan ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) project titled "Strengthening Capacity for Marine Debris Reduction in ASEAN Region through Formulation of National Action Plans for ASEAN Member States and Integrated Land-to-Sea Policy Approach (Phase2)" to Environmental Conservation Department of Ministry of the Natural Resources and...

Submission to Policy Process
Hla Maung Thien
Min Maw,
Ni Ni Thin
Hein Latt
Ohnmar May Tin Hlaing

Myanmar has had to face tremendous challenges in waste management in the recent past, due to a number of factors – its growing population and economy, increasing complexity of waste streams, and lack of effective waste management systems, proper infrastructure, capital investment, financial and human resources, as well as effective policy and...