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Post-2020 Climate Action

Global and Asian Perspectives

  • Shinichiro Fujimori
  • Mikiko Kainuma
  • Toshihiko Masui

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Mikiko Kainuma, Shinichiro Fujimori, Toshihiko Masui
    Pages 1-9
  3. Shinichiro Fujimori, Xuanming Su, Jing-Yu Liu, Tomoko Hasegawa, Kiyoshi Takahashi, Toshihiko Masui et al.
    Pages 11-29
  4. Kiyoshi Takahashi, Seita Emori, Shinichiro Fujimori, Toshihiko Masui
    Pages 31-44
  5. Jing-Yu Liu, Shinichiro Fujimori, Toshihiko Masui
    Pages 45-63
  6. Shinichiro Fujimori, Izumi Kubota, Hancheng Dai, Kiyoshi Takahashi, Tomoko Hasegawa, Jing-Yu Liu et al.
    Pages 65-75
  7. P. R. Shukla, Shivika Mittal, Jing-Yu Liu, Shinichiro Fujimori, Hancheng Dai, Runsen Zhang
    Pages 113-124
  8. Shinichiro Fujimori, Ucok W. R. Siagian, Tomoko Hasegawa, Bintang B. Yuwono, Rizaldi Boer, Gito Immanuel et al.
    Pages 125-142
  9. Ken Oshiro, Toshihiko Masui, Mikiko Kainuma
    Pages 143-156
  10. Bundit Limmeechokchai, Puttipong Chunark, Shinichiro Fujimori, Toshihiko Masui
    Pages 157-178
  11. Thanh Tu Tran, Shinichiro Fujimori, Toshihiko Masui
    Pages 179-200
  12. Shinichiro Fujimori, Toshihiko Masui, Yuzuru Matsuoka
    Pages 201-303
  13. Shinichiro Fujimori, Tomoko Hasegawa, Toshihiko Masui
    Pages 305-328

About this book

Introduction

This book summarizes assessments of the Paris Agreement to provide an excellent introduction to this research field. The AIM/CGE (Asia-Pacific Integrated Modeling /Computable General Equilibrium) model, which is the core of AIM modeling framework, is used for the assessment.

The first part focuses on global issues, presenting both short-term (a few decades) and long-term (century scale) assessments in the context of the Agreement’s ultimate climate goal. It also discusses policy implementation and climate risk.

Part 2 is a collection of assessments of individual Asian countries, providing insights into the national situations and detailed analyses. It includes contributions from Asian countries as well as NIES (National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan) members. The main conclusion is that many countries require changes to their energy systems change and societal transformation in order to meet emissions targets.

Part 3 describes in detail the AIM/CGE model, which is used to evaluate the climate and energy policies by simulating the future economic and energy and environmental situation in the Asia-Pacific region. This section can be used as a standard text on CGE modelling in climate change mitigation.

Keywords

Paris agreement Asia-Pacific integrated modeling INDCs assessment Climate goal Climate mitigation Emission trading 2 degree target 1.5 degree target AIM/CGE

Editors and affiliations

  • Shinichiro Fujimori
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mikiko Kainuma
    • 3
    • 1
  • Toshihiko Masui
    • 4
  1. 1.Center for Social and Environmental Systems ResearchNational Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)TsukubaJapan
  2. 2.International Institute for Applied Systems AnalysisLaxenburgAustria
  3. 3.Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)HayamaJapan
  4. 4.Center for Social and Environmental Systems ResearchNational Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)TsukubaJapan

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