Press Release

Side Event and Exhibition at United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP 19/CMP 9

October 31, 2013

The National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) will jointly host a side event with the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) with the title “Roadmap and Actions toward Low Carbon Societies in Malaysia and throughout Asia” at the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the parties (CMP9) to the Kyoto Protocol (November 11-22, 2013, Warsaw, Poland).

At this side event of COP19/CMP9, the scenarios “Ten Actions towards Low Carbon Asia,” a project which has been implemented under the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, will be presented. In addition, at the exhibition booth at the conference venue, the status and outcomes of a broad range of environmental research initiatives at NIES, with a focus on global warming - including scenarios towards the realization of low carbon Asia; results of future climate simulations using the global climate model MIROC5; the latest GHG monitoring data from the Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite (Ibuki, GOSAT); and the forthcoming Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite 2 (GOSAT-2) will be introduced. At the Japan Pavilion of COP19/CMP19, NIES will also organize four events based on our research outcomes related to climate change mitigation and adaptation, and the future regime in regards to climate change. For more information on the NIES side event and exhibition at UNFCCC COP19/CMP9 please refer to the NIES homepage:

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