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Climate-fragility risks are on the rise globally and developmental paths taken by countries can shape these risks. To understand the link between development and climate-fragility...

Author: 
Rajib Shaw
Lukas Ruttinger
Briefing Note
English
January 2017 Topics:

Japan needs to consider climate risks beyond its borders. Climate change impacts globally and in the Asia-Pacific region will affect Japan’s food security, the increasing...

Author: 
Mutsuyoshi Nishimura
Issue Brief
English
January 2017 Topics:

Climate change is the ultimate threat multiplier. It will aggravate fragility, contribute to social upheaval and even violent conflicts. The problem is the seven compound risks that...

Author: 
Lukas Ruttinger
Issue Brief
English
January 2017 Topics:

Human security will be progressively threatened by climate change, consequently development cooperation agencies such as JICA need to adopt approaches to strengthen resilience to...

Author: 
MIKIO ISHIWATARI
Issue Brief
English
January 2017 Topics:

This paper provides some initial reflections on climate-fragility risks for Japan. To complement this analysis, the paper also presents findings from a perception survey on climate-...

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English
January 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。

Issue Brief
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...

Editor: 
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

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...

Issue Brief
English
September 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:
Involvement of the Local Government in the Local Production for Local Consumption of Energy: Case consideration of local energy companies, including the City of Kitakyushu

The Great East Japan Earthquake highlighted the importance of building diversified energy systems suited to local areas. Since April in 2016, the electric power retail market has...

Author: 
Seiya TOMINAGA
Issue Brief
English
May 2016 Topics:
自治体が取り組むエネルギーの地産地消 ~北九州市をはじめとする地域エネルギー会社の事例考察~

東日本大震災以降、地域に適した分散型エネルギーモデル構築の重要性がクローズアップされてきました。また2016年4月からは電力小売の全面自由化が開始されています。本パンフレットでは、自治体による地域エネルギー会社設立の背景や、各自治体の取組を比較・整理し、...

Author: 
Seiya TOMINAGA
Issue Brief
Japanese
May 2016 Topics:

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