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STATEMENT: Japan pledges to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to net zero by 2050

On Oct 26, 2020
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RT @WorldOceansDay: #ICYMI Japan's Prime Minister @JPN_PMO Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. This is another step forward in #ClimateAction! Read more here: https://t.co/eeIjt0BI6Y https://t.co/J3nTJqEvge
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During his first policy address to the Japan’s parliament today, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. He also mentioned that dealing with climate change is no longer a constraint on growth. ...

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RT @WorldOceansDay: #ICYMI Japan's Prime Minister @JPN_PMO Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. This is another step forward in #ClimateAction! Read more here: https://t.co/eeIjt0BI6Y https://t.co/J3nTJqEvge
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STATEMENT: Japan pledges to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to net zero by 2050

STATEMENT: Japan pledges to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to net zero by 2050

During his first policy address to the Japan’s parliament today, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. He also ...

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