Global Environment

The 2nd Anniversary of Kyoto Protocol Special Event Committee "The risk around yourself - you can change the future - "

February 2, 2007

The 2nd Anniversary of Kyoto Protocol Special Event Committee "The risk around yourself . you can change the future will take place at Shinjuku Park Tower on February 14 (Wednesday) and 15 (Thursday).

This event has an objective to encourage people to think about what they can do for global warming mitigation, providing the latest scientific information regarding global warming mitigation, based on the concept that 2007 is a milestone year before the 1st term from 2008 to 2012 defined by Kyoto Protocol to achieve to reduce 6% of Japan's greenhouse gas emission.

The special exhibition displays it visually how the carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reduction has been developing as the environmental technology advances, focused on household appliances (February 14 and 15). The stage program includes a special seminar "when facing the risk of global warming" (February 14) and a special talk session to understand the global warming situation and discuss how to change the future (February 15).

Please refer to the attachment for program details.

* Kyoto Protocol became effective on February 16, 2005

Event Overview

[Date & Time]
February 14 (Wednesday)
Special Exhibition 12:00-20:00
Special Seminar 16:30-19:00 (Media Reception 15:50)
February 15 (Thursday)
Special Exhibition 12:00-20:00
Special Talk Session 18:00-19:30 (Media Reception 17:30)
[Venue]
Park Tower Hall (Shinjuku Park Tower 3F: 3-7-1 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku)
[Sponsor]
The 2nd Anniversary of Kyoto Protocol Special Event Committee (Ministry of the Environment, Japan Center for Climate Change Association (JACCA), Independent Administrative Institution National Institute of Environmental Studies, Japanese Forum of Environmental Journalists)
[Collaboration]
Electric and Electronic Association for Global Warming Mitigation (Association for Electric Home Appliances / Communications and Information network Association of Japan / Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association / Japan Electrical Manufacturer's Association / Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association)
The Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, The Japan Gas Association, Japan Luminaries Association, Japan electric Lamp Manufacturers Association
[Coverage]
Please apply with the attached "Application form for Coverage". (Due February 8, Thursday, 18:00)

Attachment

  • (Attachment) Event Overview
  • Attachment [1] Application form for Coverage
  • Attachment [2] Application form for Coverage

Contact

Ministry of the Environment
Global Environment Bureau
Climate Change Policy Division:

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