Press Release

May 13, 2016
  • Global Environment

Cabinet Decision on the Plan for Global Warming Countermeasures

On May 13, 2016, the Plan for Global Warming Countermeasures was decided by the Cabinet in order to promote global warming countermeasures comprehensively and strategically, based on the Paris agreement adopted at COP21 and Japan's INDC submitted to the UNFCCC last July.
The plan defines a path to achieve a mid-term target of 26.0% greenhouse gas emission reduction by FY2030 compared to FY2013, clarifying policies and measures to be implemented, and also sets a long-term goal to pursue 80% reduction by FY2050.This plan is a foundation to progress the global warming countermeasures.
Results of the public comment procedure, conducted from March 15 to April 13, are also available.

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