Japan’s Prime Minister Announces Japan’s Mid Term Target for Greenhouse Gases(GHGs) Emissions


On 10 June, the Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Taro Aso announced mid-term target for greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions in his speech in Tokyo. He said that Japan would reduce GHGs emissions by 15 percent from year 2005 level by the year 2020.

Analyses show that the attainment of the mid-term target with combining other efforts will lead to a reduction in GHGs by about a quarter by 2030 and approximately 70 percent by 2050.


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The full text of Prime Minister’s speech