In the context of the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement (PA), this paper presents the status and changes in the capacity of 37 developing countries in Asia to develop national GHG inventories by using a matrix of capacity-indicators. It also analysed variations in capacity building efforts and support.

New analysis from the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies finds that current plans to build new, and retrofit old, fossil fuel power plants in Japan would exceed CO2 emission estimates, derailing efforts to meet the country’s climate targets unless they operate at a lower capacity.

This paper surveys a sample of INDCs and assesses how capacity building is identified and mentioned in the context of their pledges towards the Paris Agreement.

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 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, with 17 goals, 169 targets, and even more indicators, were criticized by some for having too many goals and lacking a clear sense of priorities.

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 establishment of a sustainable solid waste management system, its implementation is still very limited at the local government unit (LGUs) level.

This working paper assesses the groundwater-WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) nexus based on an analysis of domestic water uses in three groundwater dependent Asian Cities: Hanoi (Viet Nam), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Khulna (Bangladesh).

This working paper assesses the groundwater-WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) nexus based on an analysis of domestic water uses in three groundwater dependent Asian Cities: Hanoi (Viet Nam), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Khulna (Bangladesh).

This report aims to inform the current progress and lessons from the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) and how they will contribute to the efforts in climate mitigation, especially for the Post-2020 to achieve the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the context of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

This report was prepared for the Asia EIA Conference 2016 organised on 10 May by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ).

Pages