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Policy Report
Author:
Bert
Fabian
Kaye
Patdu
Mohammad
Arif
Didin
Agustian Permadi
Muhayatun
Santoso
Mila
Dirgawati
Rifa
Wadood
Thiris
Inoka
Sumal
Nandasena
Though the worst of COVID-19 appears to be over, it also raises important questions about COVID-19's immediate and then longer-term impacts on urban air quality. To understand both sets of impacts, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Asia Pacific Office, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), the Ministry of...
Peer-reviewed Article
Author:
Qianyi
Cai
Meng
Guobi
China has long sought to address climate change in line with other development goals. However, research supporting this alignment often employs data-driven models that downplay the policies and institutions needed to achieve the multiple benefits that studies feature in their analyses. This oversight is troubling because it neglects gaps between...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Modeling Earth Systems and Environment
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Dhrubojyoti
Sahariah
Nityaranjan
Nath
Anup
Saikia
Durlov
Lahon
Md. Nazrul
Islam
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Kesar
Chand
Climate change and anthropogenic factors have exacerbated flood risks in many regions across the globe, including the Himalayan foothill region in India. The Jia Bharali River basin, situated in this vulnerable area, frequently experiences high-magnitude floods, causing significant damage to the environment and local communities. Developing...
Book Chapter
In Reducing Emissions of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Perspectives on Law and Governance
This chapter aims to bring policy and institutional considerations to the center of work on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs). Its primary purpose is to suggest policy and institutional reforms needed for an integrated and inclusive slcp strategy in Asia. The chapter begins by setting the context with a review of the interrelated yet varying...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Biological Invasions
Author:
E.
Schwindt
T. A.
August
S.
Vanderhoeven
M. A.
McGeoch
S.
Bacher
B. S.
Galil
P.
Genovesi
P. E.
Hulme
T.
Ikeda
B.
Lezner
M. A.
Nuñez
A.
Ordonez
A.
Pauchard
S. J.
Rahlao
H. E.
Roy
K. V.
Sankaran
H.
Seebens
A. W.
Sheppard
P.
Stoett
V.
Vandvik
J. R. U.
Wilson
L. A.
Meyerson
On 4 September 2023, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released the most comprehensive global synthesis of the current knowledge on the biological invasion process and the impacts of invasive alien species, i.e., the Thematic Assessment Report on Invasive Alien Species and their Control...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth Systems and Environment
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Meghna
Mazumdar
Durlov
Lahon
Gowhar
Meraj
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Kesar
Chand
Anup
Saikia
Floods represent a significant threat to human life, property, and agriculture, especially in low-lying floodplains. This study assesses flood susceptibility in the Brahmaputra River basin, which spans China, India, Bhutan, and Bangladesh—an area notorious for frequent flooding due to the saturation of river water intake capacity. We developed and...
Technical Report
本レポートは、世界平均気温の上昇を産業革命前と比べて1.5℃以内に抑えるという目標の達成に向けて、2050年までにカーボンニュートラルを実現するだけではなく、累積排出量をできる限り小さくする観点から、日本国内で早期に大幅な温室効果ガス(GHG)排出量削減を果たす可能性を検討し、その実現のためのアクションプランをまとめたものである。 2024年4月2日更新 謝辞の追記、出典の追記、誤記の修正を行いました。 企業の方向けに使いやすく再構成した「 1.5℃ロードマップ - 脱炭素でチャンスをつかむ。未来をつくる。 」もご活用ください。
Technical Report
This report examines the feasibility of Japan not only achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, but also making significant reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, so as to make its cumulative emissions as small as possible, thereby contributing to the global goal of limiting the average temperature increase to below 1.5°C compared to the pre...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Hydrology
Author:
Nadha Gowrish
Narisetty
Gaurav
Tripathi
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Bojan
Đurin
Hrvoje
Matijević
Groundwater pollution in Rajasthan, India, poses significant challenges due to the region’s heavy reliance on this resource for drinking and irrigation. Given the increasing water scarcity and overexploitation, this study assesses the susceptibility of groundwater pollution in this semi-arid area. We applied and compared vulnerability mapping...