Global Environment

2050 Zero Carbon Cities in Japan

As of June 30, 2023

  • 972 local governments including Tokyo, Kyoto, and Yokohama announced their commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
  • These local governments represent 126 million people (99.7% of Japan's population). 



Map of zero carbon cities

Orange-filled areas and Red text annotations: Prefectures

Pink berry pin : cities/wards/towns/villages

Map of zero carbon cities



Zero carbon cities/wards/towns/villages and respective population