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IGES's GHG emissions database aims to compile the latest information on GHG and CO2 emissions, as reported annually by UNFCCC Annex I countries. The data covers the period from from 1990 up to two years before the submission date of the reports. This database also provides information on target compliance, in order to compare historical emission...
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The IGES Kyoto Units Transfer Database (CP1 & CP2) provide compiled information on all issuance, international transfer, retirement, and cancellation of Kyoto units from each Annex I country or among different Annex I countries for the 1st and 2nd commitment periods of the Kyoto Protocol (CP1 and CP2). The information is extracted from publicly...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Increasing attention is being paid to lifestyles in sustainability research and policymaking. Applying a foresight approach to sustainable lifestyles supports this increased focus by highlighting possible futures while also empowering citizens through a participatory process. Foresight has its origins in theory and practice to serve the...
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IGES CDM Project Database aims at providing information to be utilized for research and analysis on the process of CDM project development, credit issuance, and the status of its procedures. The information of relevant items are extracted from the publicly available sources on the UNFCCC web-site. The UNFCCC Secretariat and IGES have signed a...
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This spreadsheet estimates the potential supply of certified emission reductions (CERs) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for the period up to 2020. Data used for this calculation sheet can be downloaded from Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (2020) website. The UNFCCC secretariat and IGES has signed the memorandum of...
Working Paper
Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
Commentary (Op. Ed)


Policy Report
Molly K.
This document describes the key findings, research methods, assessment results, and suggestions for future work resulting from the compilation of the Global Database of National GHG Inventory Capacity in Developing Countries. Principle to this research was the creation of two GHG inventory capacity indices, GHGI Capacity and GHGI Applied. The two...