This paper discusses how carbon pricing can facilitate a low-carbon transition, or a further net zero carbon transition, responding to the Paris Agreement.

This report is based on IGES initiated research to assess embodied emissions in international trade, with particular focus on Asian countries. Part I focuses on the assessment of emissions embodied in multilateral trade in Asian countries and different responsibility principles for the generation of national green house gas inventories.

This research aims to assess economic and social impacts of 20% biofuels blending mandate by 2017, using forward-looking dynamic CGE model that can model transitional dynamics of the economy. Start from a simple version of the model, then later incorporate important issues gradually.