This report reviews the experience of Cebu City, one of the fastest growing cities in the Philippines, based on the quick assessment and case study analysis and gives some policy recommendations for the local decision makers and city officials in Cebu City as well as other developing cities in developing e-waste management policy.

This paper assesses the potential for improving the CO2 intensity of Japan’s electricity sector—the units of carbon dioxide emitted per units of electricity generated—by examining the potential for the feasibility of restarting nuclear power plants and increasing renewable electricity generation by 2030.

This report discusses possible ways to enhance the Parties’ contributions to climate mitigation and finance, and draws lessons for the international negotiations leading up to the Paris climate agreement.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the centrepiece of a new global agreement on what society seeks to become over the next fifteen years.

This book by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) introduces the concept of Green Integration and makes the case that countries in Asia should make sustainability the main objective of their integration efforts. 

This study conducted a comparative assessment of 48 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction scenarios for 2030 reported in seven studies published since 2011 based on bottom-up energy system analyses. This study conducted two sets of analyses.

This report aims to: conceptualise and analyse the relationships between microfinance and adaptation, map out what could be considered good microfinance practice for adaptation, or “adaptation-oriented microfinance,” and identify types of adaptation projects and activities that microfinance institutions (MFIs) could be involved in to take full

This research report assesses water scarcity and its impacts on smallholder subsistence livelihoods in the context of climate change in Nepal, a mountainous country located entirely within the Ganges River Basin.

Since the Rio+20 meetings in 2012, policymakers and experts have engaged in nearly two years of discussion on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This dialogue is expected to culminate in September 2015 with a post-2015 development agenda that will help frame how stakeholders can pursue development for the years ahead.

The guidebook aims to provide private sector to enhance their low-carbon businesses in India. As India aims to regain its economic growth momentum at the rate of about 9%, the demand for energy, particularly commercial energy, is expected to rise rapidly.