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Cabinet Decision on the Bill Partially Amending the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures

March 6, 2008

The cabinet is expected to decide on a bill partially amending the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures on March 7th, 2008. The bill includes the formulation of guidelines for reducing greenhouse gases from businesses, improving action plans of local governments as well as improvement of required procedures based on international decisions (*) regarding certified emission reduction based on forestation.

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Modalities and procedures for afforestation and reforestation project activities under the clean development mechanism in the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol (FCCC/KP/CMP/2005/8/Add.1 Decision5/CMP.1)

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