Yasuaki Hijioka


His research topics cover modeling analysis for environmental issues related to climate change impacts and adaptation, and he is involved in the development of the Asian Pacific Integrated Model (AIM) to estimate climate change impacts and to assess policy options for stabilizing global climate. He was a Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) in the IPCC Working Group II’s Fifth Assessment report (AR5), Chapter 24 “Asia”, is a Lead Author (LA) in the IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, Chapter 3, and is a member of UNEP PROVIA (The Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation) Scientific Steering Committee (2014-2018).
Convenor of ISO/TC207/SC7/WG12(2017-2020)

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BKE EU-Japan event

These events are looking to better understand the role of CAPs in enhancing connections across transnational and national platforms, and linking to local adaptation action.

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Climate Change Adaptation Information Platform (A-PLAT)

A-PLAT is a one-stop online resource hub that provides centralized information related to the climate change impacts and adaptation in Japan.

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Asia-Pacific Adaptation Information Platform (AP-PLAT)

AP-PLAT is an online platform that provides climate change risk information to support effective climate risk management through adaptation. 

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VKE1: Introduction, Engagement and Next Steps

This event is the first in a series of virtual KE and engagement activities to be held in mid to late 2020 by the KE4CAP project.

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Yasuaki is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platforms

This Network, managed by the KE4CAP project, provides a space for adaptation knowledge platform operators and managers to connect and learn from one another.
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