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Annual Report on the Environment and the Sound Material-Cycle Society of Japan, 2008

July 4, 2008

The Ministry of the Environment has published an annual report titled "Towards a Low Carbon, Sound Material-Cycle Society" (English translation version).

This report is made up of the overview section of the Annual Report on the Environment and the Sound Material-Cycle Society in Japan 2008 which was approved by the Cabinet and submitted to the Diet of Japan on June 3, 2008.

The report broadly covers current environmental policies, measures and initiatives in Japan including Japan's climate change policy. The report will be introduced to participants from other countries at the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit held from July 7 to 9, 2008.

Please see the table of contents. (White Paper)


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