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Presentation
Sustainability Roundtable, Temple University, Japan
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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.

Commissioned Report

事業概要

① 生産国の現地情報収集事業

木材関連事業者が取り扱う木材等の合法性の確認を適切に実施できるよう、生産国(カメルーン、ガボン、モザンビーク)における木材の流通や関連法案に関する情報を収集し、「クリーンウッド・ナビ」に掲載できる形に取りまとめる。

② 追加的措置の先進事例収集事業

木材関連事業者が取り扱う木材等の合法性の確認のうち追加的な情報収集を適切に実施できるよう、違法伐採対策の関連法令が整備されている国(アメリカ、ニュージーランド、オーストラリア)のリスク低減に係る先進事例を調査し、「クリーンウッド・ナビ」に掲載できる形に取りまとめる。

Briefing Note
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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
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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...

Presentation
Policy dialogue under the city to city collaboration between Da Nang and Yokohama toward low-carbon smart city
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The presentation at the policy dialogue meeting under the city to city collaboration (between Da Nang and Yokohama) project funded by Ministry of Environment Japan. IGES presented the key GHG reduction potential areas and targets for formulating climate action plans in Da Nang city. The further research consortium was also suggested involving key...

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...

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Progress in Disaster Science
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Abhijit
Mukherjee
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Duc
Cong Hiep Nguyen
Hong Quan
Nguyen
Rajib
Shaw
Binaya Kumar
Mishra

Rapid global changes (population growth, urbanization and frequent extreme weather conditions) have cumulatively affected local water bodies and resulted in unfavorable hydrological, ecological, and environmental changes in the major river systems. Particularly, communities in isolated riverine islands are heavily affected due to their poor...

Policy Report

Starting in August 2019, the SWITCH Asia SCP Facility has provided technical support to Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) for development of the National Action Plan on Sustainable Consumption and Production (2021.2030) (NAP on SCP). The SCP Facility established a team of international and national experts to conduct an assessment on...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Ram
Avtar
Kieu Ngoc
Le
Masaaki
Kurasaki
Tran Van
Ty
A few studies have evaluated the impact of land use land cover (LULC) change on surface water quality in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (VMD), one of the most productive agricultural deltas in the world. This study aims to evaluate water quality parameters inside full- and semi-dike systems and outside of the dike system during the wet and dry season...