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Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050 - PM

On Oct 26, 2020
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World's fifth-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide is taking steps to increase renewable energy but also plans to roll out new coal power stations

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RT @TRF_Climate: "We need to change our thinking to the view that taking assertive measures against #climatechange will lead to changes in industrial structure and the economy that will bring about great growth," says #Japan's PM #netzero #climateaction https://t.co/v0VMKUxrs5
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Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050 - PM

Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050 - PM

World's fifth-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide is taking steps to increase renewable energy but also plans to roll out new coal power stations

PM Suga says Japan will attain zero-emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050

PM Suga says Japan will attain zero-emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday committed to cutting greenhouse gases to zero on a net basis by 2050 and achieving a carbon-neutral society, a major shift in its position ...

Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050: PM

Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050: PM

Japan is, reports Reuters, now “aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society”.

Post-Abe agenda: Suga says Japan to go carbon-free by 2050

Post-Abe agenda: Suga says Japan to go carbon-free by 2050

TOKYO (AP) — Japan will achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared Monday, outlining an ambitious agenda as the country struggles to balance economic ...

Japan’s New Leader Sets Ambitious Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Japan’s New Leader Sets Ambitious Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050

The announcement, coming weeks after a similar pledge by China, will require a major overhaul of the infrastructure in Japan, which remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels.

China’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2060, explained

China’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2060, explained

China just stepped up its climate goals. Is it enough to avert climate chaos?

Going carbon negative: What are the technology options?

Going carbon negative: What are the technology options?

Going carbon negative: What are the technology options? - A commentary by Sara Budinis

China’s new carbon neutrality pledge: What next?

China’s new carbon neutrality pledge: What next?

Experts react to President Xi’s statement that China will up its climate ambition by striving for carbon neutrality by 2060

China has big climate plans but the EU isn’t impressed

China has big climate plans but the EU isn’t impressed

The European Commission called China's carbon-neutrality pledge "a very important and welcome step in the right direction" but added that "a lot remains to be done."

Microsoft aims to become carbon negative by 2030, launches $1 billion Climate Innovation Fund

Microsoft aims to become carbon negative by 2030, launches $1 billion Climate Innovation Fund

Microsoft has pledged to become carbon negative by 2030. And by 2050, Microsoft wants to remove all of the carbon it has emitted since its founding.

Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund

Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund

Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain.

Ørsted to become carbon neutral by 2025

Ørsted to become carbon neutral by 2025

Copenhagen: Ørsted, recently ranked the most sustainable company in the world, will become carbon neutral by 2025. This will make Ørsted the first major energy company to reach net-zero ...

It's high time to create a World Carbon Bank

It's high time to create a World Carbon Bank

We could use a global carbon tax to give developing countries incentives to phase out coal

Experts call for North Sea oil closure to cut climate pollution

Experts call for North Sea oil closure to cut climate pollution

Scotland must “rapidly” shut down its North Sea oil and gas industry to cut pollution and combat climate change, according to a forthcoming…

China’s climate lead offers the planet new hope

China’s climate lead offers the planet new hope

19 October, 2020 – Beijing’s plan to cut greenhouse gases could mean a global expansion of green industries following China’s climate lead.

New BP CEO pledges to make oil giant carbon neutral by 2050

New BP CEO pledges to make oil giant carbon neutral by 2050

BP said it will also help companies and countries reach net carbon neutral by 2050 too.

BP lays out plans to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

BP lays out plans to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

LONDON — Energy producer BP said Wednesday it wants to eliminate or offset all carbon emissions from its operations and the oil and gas it sells to customers by 2050, though it remains ...