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Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Jimmi
Debbarma
Amal
Debnath
Gowhar
Meraj
Kesar
Chand
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Anup
Saikia
Frequent floods are a severe threat to the well-being of people the world over. This is particularly severe in developing countries like India where tropical monsoon climate prevails. Recently, flood hazard susceptibility mapping has become a popular tool to mitigate the effects of this threat. Therefore, the present study utilized four distinctive...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Author:
Haowei
Xu
Fei
Zhang
Weipeng
Li
Jingchao
Shi
Mou Leong
Tan
This study analyzed the spatial-temporal change pattern and underlying factors in production-living-ecological space (PLES) of Nanchong City, China, over the past 20 years using historical land use data (2000, 2010, 2020). A land use transfer matrix was calculated from the historical land use maps, and spatial analysis was conducted to analyze...
Presentation
Presented at the poster session of International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) 2023
Author:
IGES is collaborating with Shabondama Soap Co. Ltd. to implement a SDGs Business Verification Survey funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), titled as "Disseminating Japanese Technologies to Extinguish Forest and Peatland Fire Using Environment Friendly Soap-based Fire Fighting Foam" in the Central Kalimantan Province...
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...
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...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
IISD SDG Knowledge Hub
Author:
Rannveig Edda
Hjaltadottir
Dolores
Modic
The sustainability transition requires transformative systemic change, shifting away from mass production and consumption towards the dematerialization of production processes and maximizing the value and longevity of materials and products. Bold leadership is needed to move towards a new economic and social system that decouples economic...
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...
Presentation
Azerbaijan Pavilion Side Event, COP28
This presentation provides lessons for future collaboration under the Mutual Learning Program for Enhanced Transparency (MLP) implemented by IGES with support from the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. It was presented at a side event organised by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR), the Azerbaijan Branch of the Regional...
Presentation
COP28 Effective Capacity-building Day Side Event
Author:
Molly
K. White
This presentation sets the level of group discussions at the side event, entitled "Measuring capacity progress in climate transparency under the Global Stocktake (GST)". It includes why measurement of capacity progress is important, challenges and opportunities at the time of GST, and the proposed way forward.
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...