Debrief Session of the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund 2-1702
Towards the Paris Agreement
World Pathway, Japan Pathway


October 3, 2017 (Tuesday) 14:00-16:30
1F Kuramae Hall, Tokyo Tech Front

National Institute for Environmental Studies, Center for Social and Environmental Systems Research
the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund 2-1702

※Admission free ⁄ Simultaneous translation


time speakers
14:00-14:10 Opening
Nobuhiro Kino, Director of Low-carbon Society Promotion Office, Ministry of the Environment
14:10-14:25 Integrated Analyses of Climate Policies for Simultaneous Realization of the Paris Agreement and the SDGs (Japanese) (PDF)
Dr. Kiyoshi Takahashi, NIES
14:25-14:40 Climate policy in the EU and Germany to fulfill their NDCs under the Paris Agreement (PDF)
Dr. Elmar Kriegler, PIK, Germany
14:40-14:55 A Mid-Century Strategy (PDF)
Dr. James Edmonds, PNNL, USA
14:55-15:10 Indonesian NDC: State and Progress of Implementation of Mitigation (PDF)
Prof. Rizaldi Boer, IPB, Indonesia
15:10-15:25 Break
15:25-16:25 The Implications of Paris Research and Workshop Project Tokyo Workshop on the Global Stocktake (PDF)
James Edmonds
Panel discussion
Panelist: Dr. Kiyoshi Takahashi, Dr. Elmar Kriegler, Dr. James Edmonds, Prof. Rizaldi Boer
Moderator: Dr. Toshihiko Masui, NIES
16:25-16:30 Closing

Speaker's Profile

Kiyoshi Takahashi

Dr. Kiyoshi Takahashi is a head of Center for Social and Environmental Systems Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), and a Principal Investigator for the ERTDF 2-1702 research project. He entered the NIES in 1996 and has been engaged in the development and application of global impact models in the AIM (Asia-Pacific Integrated Model). He was a lead author for the IPCC-AR4 (WG2-Chapter17: Assessment of adaptation practices, options, constraints and capacity) and the AR5 (WG2-Chapter19: Emergent Risks and Key Vulnerabilities).
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Elmar Kriegler

Dr. Elmar Kriegler is vice chair of the Research Domain “Sustainable Solutions” at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). His research focuses on the integrated assessment of climate change, scenario analysis and decision making under uncertainty. He has served as lead author of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report and is currently serving as a lead author for the IPCC Special Report on 1.5℃ Warming.
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James Edmonds

Dr. James (Jae) Edmonds is a Chief Scientist and Laboratory Fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s (PNNL) Joint Global Change Research Institute and College Park Professor of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. He is one of the pioneers in the field of integrated assessment modeling of global change. His research focuses on interactions between global and regional energy, technology, economy, land and water systems and global change. He has been an active participant in all of the major assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He serves on numerous committees, panels and advisory boards.
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Rizaldi Boer

Prof. Rizaldi Boer is the director of the Center for Climate Risk and Opportunity Management in Southeast Asia and Pacific (CCROM SEAP) of Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia. He has been involved in many national and international climate research programs related to adaptation and mitigation. He served as Chairperson for RA V Working Group on Agriculture Meteorology for WMO, and also as member of taskforce bureau of the IPCC for the GHG Inventory and up to now he serves as a lead reviewer of GHG Inventory of Annex 1 countries for the UNFCCC.
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Venue photo Mr.Kino photo Dr.Masui photo Dr.Takahashi photo Dr.Kriegler photo Dr.Edmonds photo Dr.Boer photo Panel discussion photo Dr.Takahashi Q&A Dr.Kriegler Q&A Dr.Edmonds Q&A Dr.Boer Q&A

This symposium is supported by the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund in FY2017 2-1702: Integrated Analyses of Climate Policies for Simultaneous Realization of the Paris Agreement and the SDGs of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency.

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