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This issue brief presents a brief overview of the current follow-up and review mechanisms of the Sustainable Development Goals. It then draws attention to five possible pitfalls to...

Issue Brief
English
April 2017 Topics:
IGES Briefing Note on Green Bond Guideline

今般、環境省において「グリーンボンドガイドライン2017年版」(以下、本ガイドライン)が公表された。専門家による検討会、海外の市場関係者や第三者委員会からのインプット、パブリックコメント等を経たものとなっており、今後の日本国内におけるグリーンボンド市場の普及に貢献することが期待される。
本稿では、本ガイドラインの特徴を整理した上で、...

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Briefing Note
Japanese
March 2017

KEY MESSAGES
• groundwater is a key resource for the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030 — but is still weakly conceptualised in the SDG Indicators...

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William
ALLEY
Sean
FUREY
Ralf
KLINGBEIL
Seifu
KABEDE
Ricardo
HIRATA
Issue Brief
English
March 2017 Topics:
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本ブリーフィングノートでは、今後のトランプ政権の気候政策や人事に関して、これまでの示唆や推論を概観するとともに、関連する米国内の政治的文脈と制度的な意思決定プロセスの見地から検討を行う。「慎重な楽観主義」の立場をとりうるいくつかの領域を特定し、潜在的な最悪のシナリオに対する阻害要因を明らかにする。選挙期間中の発言や政権移行チームの顔ぶれには落胆させられる一方で...

Briefing Note
Japanese
December 2016 Topics:
G7の戦略策定状況と概要 cover

2016年12月現在のG7各国の長期温室効果ガス低排出発展戦略(Long-term Low Greenhouse Gas Development Strategies)の策定状況ならびにその概要に関して、公開情報およびヒアリングから得た情報をまとめています。

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Japanese
December 2016 Topics:
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経済協力開発機構(OECD)が、2016年に9月に拡大生産者責任政策を導入するうえでの留意事項やガイダンスをまとめた『Extended Producer Responsibility—Updated Guidance for Efficient Waste Management』を発表しました。これは、2001年に発表された『 Extended...

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Tomohiro
TASAKI
Policy Brief
Japanese
December 2016 Topics:
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This briefing note surveys early hints and speculations regarding the Trump Administration’s possible climate policies and personnel appointments, and discusses them in the context...

Briefing Note
English
December 2016 Topics:

日本の約束草案で見込まれている二国間クレジット制度(JCM)による排出削減量を効率的に達成するために、現行のJCM資金支援事業の運用について具体的な政策提言を示しています。

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Policy Brief
Japanese
November 2016

The first G20 Summit meeting in China was held in Hangzhou on 4 and 5 September, 2016. This IGES Briefing Note considers the implications of the meeting for climate change, green...

Briefing Note
English
September 2016

REDD+実施のための支援の調整に関する情報交換や議論を交渉とは別に継続して行うために、各国のREDD+フォーカルポイントや、資金供与に関わる多国間および二国間開発援助機関、民間セクター、先住民、NGO等の代表が参加し、毎年自主的に会合を開くことが奨励されており(Decision 10/CP.19、パラグラフ4)、その第3回REDD+...

Briefing Note
Japanese
September 2016 Topics:

This case study covers the experimental Japanese voluntary ETS, the J-Credit System, the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program, the Joint Crediting Mechanism, Commentary on Market Functioning...

Author: 
Katherine Rittenhouse
Peter Sopher
Daniel Francis
Stefano De Clara
Jeff Swartz
Issue Brief
English
September 2016 Topics:

Assuming all thermal power plants currently planned for construction and replacement are put into operation, coal-fired and gas-fired power plants need to operate below 56% and 43...

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English
September 2016 Topics:

The focus of disaster risk reduction has changed from response-based approaches to pre-disaster preparedness, mitigation and risk reduction approaches over the course of the last 25...

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English
July 2016 Topics:

Water is one of the enablers for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement goals, especially on adaption. However, global water resources...

Issue Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:

A policy mechanism is needed to better integrate the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable management of terrestrial and maritime ecosystems in a practical...

Author: 
Kaoru
ICHIKAWA
William
DUNBAR
Yohsuke
AMANO
Issue Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:

Financial inclusion, which aims to provide appropriate financial services to disadvantaged and economically marginalised segments of society, contributes to both sustainable...

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Issue Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:
Advancing adaptation planning and implementation in the Asia-Pacific region: A review of progress made and pathways forward

The Paris Agreement calls for an acceleration of support to developing countries to develop their national adaptation plans (NAPs) and integrate climate change adaptation into...

Issue Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:
Strengthening the Linkages Between Air Pollution and the Sustainable Development Goals

This policy brief analyzes the position of air pollution in the SDGs, and makes recommendations for how air pollution could be better integrated into SDG implementation. The SDGs,...

Policy Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:
SDGs, DRR and CCA: Potential for Strengthening Inter-linkages

This policy brief identifies approaches that could help achieve better synergies in implementing three major global frameworks dedicated to sustainable development (SD), disaster...

Policy Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:

Although it is more than decade since the passing of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (RA 9003) in the Philippines, creating policy direction towards the...

Policy Brief
English
June 2016 Topics:

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