The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) released the Summary for City Leaders of the Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2) at the COP21 Climate Summit for Local Leaders in Paris City Hall on December 4, 2015. According to UCCRN Co-Director Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies...
A collection of recent and on-going activities at IGES were presented to WRI experts. The presentation focused on three themes, namely: (1) tools and data; (2) research and projects; and (3) Networks.
In FY2015, further data related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was added to the Cities Database and design work for the DB-interface has been carried out. With support of the institute's senior web developer, this data is now being catalogued and a new Drupal-based CMS for is due to be introduced within FY2016.
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Feasibility Survey with the Private Sector for Utilizing Japanese Technologies in ODA Projects: “Feasibility Survey for the Promotion of Efficient Charcoal Production System in the Lao PDR” Summary
Local authorities play a key role in tackling climate change as the ground implementers of national greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation policies. They are expected to measure, report and verify data on city-level GHG emissions in a credible and sustained manner by referring to national and global protocols and methodologies, coordinating data...