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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...
Presentation
High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020 Side Event "Satoyama Initiative – Societies in Harmony with Nature: An inclusive approach for communities, landscapes and seascapes"
This presentation is about the critical role of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. It overviews the Satoyama Initiative, including the Satoyama Development Mechanism, and discusses resilience in the face of COVID-19...
Working Paper
中国にとっての2019年と2020年の前半は、世界経済の鈍化、米中貿易摩擦の長期化、コロナ問題の勃発など、山積の課題に対処しなければならない時期であった。米中貿易摩擦の影響もあり、中国の2019年のGDPは前年比6.1%の成長に止まった。 2020年1月-3月におけるGDP成長率は、昨年同時期に比べ6.8%下落するなかで開催した中国第十三期全国人民代表大会第3次会議では、内需拡大、雇用安定にフォーカスした政策パッケージを成立させた。  コロナ対策に関連する予算措置規模は、9.2兆元(約147.2兆円)と推計され、「新エネ自動車の普及とEV充電スタンドの拡充」や次世代通信設備や5G技術などへの重点的な投資方針も決まった。  2020年以降における中国経済のGDP成長率が不透明であるため...
Working Paper
While the initial pieces of evidence indicate that COVID-19 induced economic slowdown and lockdown present short-term benefits to air quality and the environment, these also pose a double-edged challenge in the long-term. On one side, the slowing down of the economy can have an adverse impact on countries’ ongoing efforts towards climate mitigation...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 繊維製品消費科学
本稿は第 36 回消費科学講座での講演の解説原稿である。IGESが実施した調査結果等に基づき、SDGs の意義と世界の現状、日本企業による SDGs の取組状況、企業が SDGs の取組を強化するための視点を提供している。
Peer-reviewed Article
In Travel Behavior and Society
The spread of online taxi services is transforming mobility patterns in many of the world’s rapidly motorizing cities. Yet few studies have systematically assessed which factors are behind this transformation. This article fill this critical knowledge gap for the three fast-growing cities of Indonesia, namely, Semarang, Bogor and Bandung. The...
Data or Tool
The IGES NDC Database compiles the main features of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which were communicated by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in order to present the targets and measures that will be taken in order to implement the Paris Agreement, according to countries’ national...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Studies
Energy transition has been gaining significant policy attention in India, especially in the backdrop of the concerns about growing emissions from fossil fuels and the need for cleaner energy services. However, this has been one of the strategic dilemmas for the country. On the one hand, the increasing demand for fossil fuels is prompting critical...
Training or Learning Material
A ‘Voluntary Local Review’ (VLR) is a process whereby local and regional governments voluntarily carry out a review of progress being made in their implementation of the SDGs. This review includes policies, programmes, data, institutional set-ups and stakeholder engagement mechanisms to implement the 2030 Agenda at the local level. VLRs are then...
Working Paper
With only ten years left to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by all UN member States in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, action is more urgent than ever. Cities, which are responsible for delivering many of the targets highlighted by the SDGs are accelerating their efforts. This is recognised by the...