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TAKAHASHI Kiyoshi
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Last Update:2015/06/18
Researcher Name TAKAHASHI Kiyoshi
Div (Section) name/title Center for Social and Environmental Systems Research(Trans-boundary Impacts & Mitigation Modeling Section)/Head
Research Subject Research on climate risk assessment and management
Degree(s) Doctor of Engineering
Academic Speciality Field Civil Engineering,Engineering
Environmental Speciality Field global warming
Keyword(s) climate change impact assessment,adaptation,climate risk,Geographical Information System (GIS),Climate scenario,integrated assessment model,Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,Crop productivity model
Brief Description of Research Professional experience:
Engaged in the research projects (listed below) at NIES and contributed to the projects through developing and applying assessment models of climate change impact on agriculture, water resources, and natural ecosystems since 1996.

"Development of Asian-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM)"

"Research on Evaluation and Detection of Socio-economic Impacts of Climate Change"

"Study on Integration of Climate Model and Impact/Mitigation Measure Evaluation Model for Synthetic Analysis of Global Warming"

"Comprehensive Assessment of Climate Change Impacts to Determine the Dangerous Level of Global Warming and Appropriate Stabilization Target of Atmospheric GHG Concentration"

"Integrated research on climate change scenarios to increase public awareness and contribute to the policy process"


IPCC experience:

Lead author (IPCC-AR4 WG2 Chapter 17 °»Assessment of adaptation practices, options, constraints and capacity°…)

Lead author (IPCC-AR5 WG2 Chapter 19 °»Emergent risks and key vulnerabilities°…)

Lead author (IPCC-SREX Chapter 4 °»Changes in Impacts of Climate Extremes: Human
Systems and Ecosystems°…)

Contributing author (IPCC-AR4 WG2 Chapter 10 °»Asia°…)

Contributing author (IPCC-AR4 WG2 Chapter 16 °»Small islands°…)
Career Education:
B.S., Dept. of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Kyoto University, 1995
Ph.D., Kyoto University, 2003 (Title of the thesis: Assessment of climate change impact on agriculture, water resources, and natural ecosystems using climate scenarios)

Employment record:
1996-2006: Researcher at Nat'l Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Tsukuba, Japan
2006-present: Senior Researcher at Nat'l Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Tsukuba, Japan
1996-1997: Research Scholar at Int'l Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria
2009-2010: Visiting Fellow at Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia, UK.
Membership of Academic Society Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE),The Society for Risk Analysis Japan,Centre for Environmental Information Science,Society of Environmetal Science,Japanese Society for Science and Technology Studies

Research Subject (View all list click here)
1620AA012 : Studies of global climate risks based on integrated assessment of climate change projections, impact and response options
1620AA013 : Research on roadmap development toward low carbon society in the world
1717BY005 : Support for climate change impact assessment with the purpose of provincial adaptation plan development in Indonesia
1620AA051 : Studies on development of global and Asian sustainability scenarios
1620AA052 : Study on development of integrated roadmap for environment and society at regional scale focusing adaptation and mitigation
1620SP050 : Environment-Economy-Society Integration Research Program
1618CD029 : Study on the precision of global food price projection by the models for crop, energy and economy using seasonal forecast
1719BA010 : Integrated Analyses of Climate Policies for Simultaneous Realization of the Paris Agreement and the SDGs
1519BA002 : Research on Development of an Integrated Assessment Model incorporating Global-scale Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
1519BA003 : Assessment of Climate Change Mitigation, Impacts, and Adaptation by using a Computable General Equilibrium Model
1519ZZ001 : Development of technology for climate change impact assessment
1620AU004 : Climate Change Strategy Collaboration Office
Research Result(Latest five records)
Publication
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Fujimori S., Kubota I., Dai H., Takahashi K., Hasegawa T., Liu C., Hijioka Y., Masui T., Takimi M. (2017) The Effectiveness of the International Emissions Trading under the Paris Agreement. In: Fujimori S., Kainuma M., Masui T., Post-2020 Climate Action: Global and Asian Perspective, Springer, 65-75

Takahashi K., Emori S., Fujimori S., Masui T. (2017) Risks from Global Climate Change and the Paris Agreement. In: Fujimori S., Kainuma M., Masui T., Post-2020 Climate Action: Global and Asian Perspective, Springer, 31-44

Fujimori S., Su X., Liu J., Hasegawa T., Takahashi K., Masui T., Takimi M. (2017) Implications of the Paris Agreement in the Context of Long-Term Climate Mitigation Goals. In: Fujimori S., Kainuma M., Masui T., Post-2020 Climate Action: Global and Asian Perspective, Springer, 11-29

Takakura J., Fujimori S., Takahashi K., Hijioka Y., Hasegawa T., Honda Y., Masui T. (2017) Cost of preventing workplace heat-related illness through worker breaks and the benefit of climate-change mitigation. Environmental Research Letters, 12 (6)

Su X., Takahashi K., Fujimori S., Hasegawa T., Tanaka K., Etsushi Kato, Shiogama H., Masui T., Emori S. (2017) Emission pathways to achieve 2.0 and 1.5 °ŽC climate targets. Earth°«s Future,
Presentation
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Liu J., Fujimori S., Takahashi K., Hasegawa T., Su X., Masui T. (2017) Socio-economic factors and future challenges of the 1.5°Ó goal. 2nd Global Conference on Theory and Applications of OR/OM for Sustainability, -, ( )

Fujimori S., Su X., Liu J., Hasegawa T., Takahashi K., Masui T., Kainuma M., Takimi M. (2017) Paris agreement, Japan policy and Inter-model comparison. Workshop on Assessing the linkages between energy modeling finance and integrated assessment, -

Fujimori S., Takakura J., Hasegawa S., Hanasaki N., Iizunmi T., Takahashi K., Hijioka Y. (2017) Strategic Research on Global Mitigation and Local Adaptation to Climate change MiLAi Project. Workshop on Modeling Integrated Energy-Water-Land Systems Dynamics, -

Zhou Q., Hanasaki N., Takakura J., Fujimori S., Takahashi K., Hijioka Y. (2017) An Analysis on Hypothetical Shocks Representing Cooling Water Shortage Using a Computable General Equilibrium Model. The 61st Conference on Hydraulic Engineering, Abstracts

Zhou Q., Hanasaki N., Takakura J., Fujimori S., Takahashi K., Hijioka Y. (2017) Assessment of Climate Change Impact on Cooling Water: Economic Evaluations for the Thermal Electricity Sector. JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting, Abstracts





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