LoCARNet 8th Annual Meeting

Day 0 – November 7, 2019

14:00-15:15

Discussion on LoCARNet Future Plan (Invitation only)

Venue: Function Room
15:15-15:45

Break

15:45-17:00

Discussion on LoCARNet Future Plan (Invitation only)

Venue: Function Room

Day 1 – November 8, 2019

9:00-9:30

Official Opening Ceremony

Venue: Function Room
9:30-9:45 LiuGonghui, President, Beijing University of Technology (BJUT)
Zhou Dadi, Energy Research Institute (ERI)
Tomoko Ishikawa, Joint Director, Knowledge and Communication, Strategic Management Office, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
Photo Session
9:45-10:30

Keynote Speeches 1: Contribution to the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and SDGs (15 min presentation X 2, plus 15 min discussion)

Moderator: Shuzo Nishioka, Councilor, IGES
Venue: Function Room

China’s Contribution to Paris Agreement

Zhu Songli, Energy Research Institute (ERI)

Towards the Achievement of Decarbonisation in the Region and Localisation of the SDGs

Junichi Fujino, Programme Director, City Taskforce, IGES
10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Keynote Speeches 2: IPCC Special Reports and Its Implications to Asia (20 min presentation X 3, plus 30 min discussion)

Moderator: Mikiko Kainuma, Senior Research Advisor, IGES
Venue: Function Room

Emission Pathways and System Transitions in Asia: Lessons from IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

Jiang Kejun, Director, Energy Research Institute (ERI), National Development and Reform Commission, China

Understand interactive changes of climate, terrestrial ecosystems, and landuse: IPCC report on climate change and land (SRCCL)

JIA Gensuo, Professor, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Scientific Evidence of Climate Change and Its Effects: Lessons from IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere

KANG Shichang, State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences
12:15-13:30

Break

13:30-15:15

Session 1: How We Could Promote Evidence-Based Policymaking by Bridging the Gap between Policymakers and Research Communities? (Part I) (15 min presentation X 5, plus 30 min discussion)

Moderator: Shuzo Nishioka, Councilor, IGES
Venue: Function Room

Introduction: Roles of Research Communities for Low Carbon Development and Climate Change Responses

Toshihiko Masui, Head, Center for Social and Environmental Systems Research (Integrated Environment and Economy Section), NIES, Japan

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in Cambodia

Hak Mao, Director, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in Lao PDR

Oulavanh Sinsamphanh, Head of Climate Change Unit, Department of Environmental Technology, Faculty of Environmental Science, National University of Laos, and
Vathsouda Nilathsay, Technical staff, Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Mitigation Division, Department of Climate Change (DCC), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Lao PDR

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in Bhutan

Tshewang Dorji (Former officer of National Environment Commission, Royal Government of Bhutan)

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in Philippines

Damasa B. Magcale-Macandog, Professor, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Banos College
15:15-15:45

Break

15:45-17:30

Session 2:How We Could Promote Evidence-Based Policymaking by Bridging the Gap between Policymakers and Research Communities? (Part II)(15 min presentation X 5, plus 30 min discussion)

Moderator: Toshihiko Masui, Head, Center for Social and Environmental Systems Research (Integrated Environment and Economy Section), NIES, Japan
Venue: Function Room

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in China

Jiang Kejun, Director, Energy Research Institute (ERI), National Development and Reform Commission, China

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in Thailand

Bundit Limmeechokchai, SIIT-TU, Thailand

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in Indonesia

Rizaldi Boer, Executive Director, Center for Climate Risk and Opportunity Management, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in Malaysia

Ho Chin Siong, Professor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Climate Change Policies and Roles of Research Communities in Viet Nam

Nguyen Tung Lam, Centre for Consultancy, Training and Services, Institute of Strategy, Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam

Evaluation of Reduction of CO2 Emission and Environmental Benefits under various scenarios: A case study of Jinan, China

Chen Sha, Bejing University of Technology (BJUT)
17:30

Closing Session

Closing Remarks (5 min)

Jiang Kejun, Director, Energy Research Institute (ERI), National Development and Reform Commission, China

Archive (English)