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Biofuels and Sustainability book cover

In the beginning of the biofuel boom in the late 2000s, there were high expectations
in many Asian countries that biofuels could enhance energy security, provide jobs,
...

Biofuels and Sustainability book cover

This chapter discusses the social and economic impacts of biofuels in East Asia by analyzing four country case studies. Three case study countries are large Asian rapidly developing...

* In this report, “sustainable technology” contributes to sustainable development, but
the technology itself is not necessarily sustainable.
* Accelerating the adoption...

Transformative Policy Approaches to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia-Pacific Region

Author: 
Magnus
BENGTSSON

The 2030 Agenda, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 targets, and 232 indicators, agreed by all countries, are intended to “transform the world”. This report...

Book
English
June 2018 Topics:

This report aims to show how the transition to a low-carbon society through the decarbonization of energy systems can bring social and economic benefits and foster countries’...

Policy Report
English
June 2018 Topics:

The IGES NDC Database compiles the main features of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which were communicated by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention...

This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the governments of the pan-European region. Although not...

Author: 
József
SLEZÁK

This report looks at national policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production in Asia, without pretending to offer an exhaustive inventory of such...

This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the governments of the Latin American and Caribbean region...

Author: 
Jose
DOMENECH

平成29年度 環境及び持続可能な社会の分野における経済協力開発機構(OECD)との連携に係る 調査等業務 業務報告書

平成29年度環境及び持続可能な社会の分野における経済協力開発機構(OECD)との連携に係る調査等業務 業務報告書

Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2018 Topics:

This study focuses on carbon pricing as an economic measure for significant reduction of GHG emissions in 2050, and highlights the effectiveness and economic efficiency of carbon...

Author: 
Soocheol
LEE
Toshihiko
MASUI
Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2018 Topics:
Scoring the Sustainable Development Goals: Pathways for Asia and the Pacific

Despite considerable hope and enthusiasm raised by the Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs), and some quick initial efforts, many
governments and stakeholders are...

平成29年度パリ協定に基づく国内外の非政府主体の先進取組動向調査委託業務報告書

non-state actors

Commissioned Report
Japanese
February 2018 Topics:
TOPIXの2度目標整合性検証

2016年~2021年の5年間で、電力、自動車、化石燃料生産の3部門のうちTOPIX構成銘柄である企業が生産・利用を計画しているエネルギーと技術が、2℃目標に対して不足または超過していることが示された。

電力部門:TOPIX構成銘柄の電力部門における再生可能エネルギーの設備容量は、2℃目標を達成するために必要な設備容量を下回る。一方、ガス、...

Author: 
Chenet
HUGUES
Klaus
HAGEDORN
Michael
HAYNE
Takako
WAKIYAMA
Policy Report
Japanese
February 2018 Topics:
2 degree testing TOPIX

This report compares the energy and technology exposure of the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) stock market index with the 2°C roadmap of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The...

Author: 
Hugues
CHENET
Klaus
HAGEDORN
Michael
HAYNE
Takako
WAKIYAMA
Policy Report
English
February 2018 Topics:
In Environmental and Resource Economics Review

In response to climate change, Korea is attempting to shift the paradigm of energy and climate change policies by introducing carbon pricing based on market mechanisms. While policy...

Author: 
Peer-reviewed Article
English
December 2017 Topics:

This presentation emphasizes the importance of assessing not only the environmental impacts, but also the broader sustainability impacts and linkages to Sustainable Development...

Author: 
Presentation
English
September 2017 Topics:

Under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy
(PAGE), UN Environment collaborated with modelling experts from around the globe to develop the Integrated Green Economy...

Editor: 
José
PINEDA
Gisèle
MUELLER
Technical Report
English
August 2017 Topics:

This Briefing Note explores the implications for climate change, green finance, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the G20 Summit which was held in Hamburg, Germany, on 7-8...

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