Japan To Stipulate 80% Emission Cut Goal By 2050


The Japanese government will stipulate a long-term goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050 from current levels. The move follows the international climate agreement reached in Paris in Dec. 2015.


The plan, being compiled by the environment ministry and the ministry of economy, trade and industry (METI), is likely to be approved by the cabinet before Japan hosts the Group of Seven (G7) summit in May.Under the envisioned plan, the government will seek to introduce more renewable sources while also aiming to have all households shift to more energy-efficient LED lights by 2030. As for coal-fired plants, which emit more carbon dioxide than other energy sources, ministry of economy, trade and industry (METI will set standards for their power generation efficiency and encourage scrapping of inefficient facilities. (IANS)





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  • Under the envisioned plan, the government will seek to introduce more renewable sources while also aiming to have all households shift to more energy-efficient LED lights by 2030.



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