Climate Change

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.
 

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Beyond coal – Towards net-zero emissions: A common challenge for Japan and Germany

This online event brings together high-level government representatives, businesses, think tanks, and NGOs from Japan, Germany, and other countries to discuss questions such as: What does a net-zero emissions pledge mean for the coal sector? What...
Past Event

International Symposium "Climate Action and Disaster Risk Reduction"

In recent years, the severity of climate-related disasters has intensified across the world, and we have seen great damage caused by typhoons and heavy rainfall in Japan. Climate change is predicted to exacerbate disaster risk in the future, and...

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Presentation at the Annual Earth League Workshop

On 20 October, Kazuhiko Takeuchi, President of IGES, and Eric Zusman, Research Leader, held a session at the Earth League meeting, about greening the recovery and the Triple R Framework. Their presentation was titled: “Greening the COVID-19 Response...

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Updated: November 2020

Zero Carbon Cities

As the impacts of climate change increase in frequency and intensity every year, many local governments are under pressure to take action to protect the health and daily lives of their residents. This page will provide information on decarbonisation...
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Updated: October 2020

UNGA 75 Special Page

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

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Updated: October 2020

IGES Activity on "Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)"

This special webpage summarises key information about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). IGES provides technical support to the IPCC’s Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (TFI), and several researchers also contribute...