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Policy Report

In 2005, IGES launched the consultation "The Asia-Pacific Consultations on Climate Regime Beyond 2012" to promote new and constructive thinking in the Asia-Pacific region on future actions against climate change beyond 2012, and to contribute to the shaping of a future climate regime that adequately reflects the concerns and developmental...

Book Chapter

「生態移民」に頼らない森の再生 (中国の環境政策・生態移民. 第4章)

In chugoku no kankyo seisaku seitai imin: midori no daichi, uchi mongoru no sabakuka o fusegeru ka? (Chapter 4)

Remarks:

中国の環境政策 生態移民: 緑の大地、内モンゴルの砂漠化を防げるか?(地球研叢書、昭和堂)

Policy Report

Urban environmental management is a challenge faced by many cities in Asia. At the same time, developing cities in Asia confront a number of other issues as well. While on the one hand some cities are enjoying the benefits of rapid economic growth, many of these cities are also experiencing a huge influx of poor from the surrounding areas, and some...

PR, Newsletter or Other

IGES has been announcing the top news on the environment in the Asia-Pacific region every year since 1998 in order to collect and organise information about environmental issues and policy trends in this region, and to report on how this region addresses environmental problems and how it works to create a sustainable society.

For this year' s top...

Policy Report

-Executive Summary

-Comparison of Options Available to Japan for Acquiring Emission Certificates
1.Current situation in Japan
2.Options -pros and cons
3.Conclusion -Comparative evaluation of options

-Background Paper 1: Current Japanese Climate Policy from the Perspective of Using the Kyoto Mechanisms
1.Introduction
2.Climate policy development...

Commissioned Report

Remarks:

In collaboration with Wuppertal Institute & commissioned by MoEJ
H16年度環境省委託事業(協力:ヴッパータール気候・環境・エネルギー研究所)

Discussion Paper
Author:
Lee, Dong Kun
Kim, Eun Young

Since the population, vehicles, energy consumptions, economic activities are rising in the metropolitan area of Seoul, it is difficult for existing environmental policies and measures to mitigate air pollutions. To respond such challenges, the Ministry of Environment (MoE) of Republic of Korea (ROK) enacted the Special Act on Metropolitan Air...

Discussion Paper

This paper examines the process to lead the adoption of the EU directive on establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community, in order to identify the reasons for Germany to agree on the adoption, despite of the expected friction caused by the shift from its existing national measures, especially voluntary...