IGES seeks to promote a transition to a climate-resilient future by advancing the development of mitigation and adaptation initiatives aligned with international negotiations and processes.
Climate change is an increasing threat at the local and global levels. We assist policymakers, local communities, businesses and investors to understand climate risks and future climate regimes based on sound science. Through our research activities on market mechanisms, mitigation and adaptation, we help various stakeholders co-design actions for localising climate-resilient societies.
Following Prime Minister Suga's declaration in October last year that "Japan will go carbon neutral by 2050", the private sector and local governments have been accelerating their efforts to decarbonise. Outside of Japan, many countries including the
Carbon neutrality: The future of Asia-Pacific -- Contribution to the transition toward decarbonisation --
IGES and START Sign Collaboration Agreement to Advance the Circulating and Ecological Sphere (CES) Concept in Asia
7th ASIA-PACIFIC CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FORUM - Enabling Resilience for All: The Critical Decade to Scale-up Action
The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) is the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment, with a universal membership of all 193 Member States. The Assembly meets biennially in Nairobi, Kenya, to set priorities for global e...
The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, from 15 to 30 September 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the UN. As the world continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic, this UN General Assembly has also become the first in its history to be