Dr. Takeshi Kuramochi leads projects that analyses greenhouse emission scenarios for major emitting economies as well as subnational and non-state actors. Takeshi has published more than thirty peer-reviewed articles and numerous other research reports. Since 2016, Takeshi contributes to the annual UNEP Emissions Gap Reports as a lead author on the chapter assessing G20 countries’ progress on emission reductions. Externally, Takeshi serves as a member of the UNFCCC Race to Zero campaign’s External Peer Review Group and Science Base Targets initiative’s Scientific Advisory Group. Prior to joining NewClimate Institute, Takeshi worked at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES, Japan) and at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, where he is currently a visiting researcher.