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Japan wants to be a climate-neutral by 2050


Japan is trying to achieve neutrality in terms of carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, said on Monday the Prime Minister-the Minister, Yoshihide Suga, in a keynote speech in Parliament, what a change in the policy of the Japanese authorities in the question of climate protection.

The government in Tokyo has argued previously that is planned to achieve climate neutrality as soon as possible, in the second half of the XXI century. By setting a specific time frame, Japan upodobniła in the EU, which also marked this date to the year 2050.

The response to climate change does not mean economic growth brakes. We need to start to think, that the adoption of a self-conscious actions against climate change lead to changes in the structure of the industry and the economy, to bring the magnificent plant growth Suga said.

Japan is currently the fifth country in the world after the amount of emitted carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The authorities take measures for the development of renewable energies, but in the country, the construction of new coal-fired power plants is – the Agency told Reuters.

Words for the achievement of the climate protection technological innovation, including new solar cells and Recycling of carbon dioxide objectives are evaluated, the Japanese Prime Minister, announcing the intensification of research in this area.

In his keynote speech, Suga, who took over as head of government in mid-September, the efforts of the digitisation of the country announced.

The Prime Minister praised the fact that the words for Japan, the maintenance of stable relations with China, but pointed out that Tokyo will continue to cooperate with “all like-minded peoples for the benefit of a free and open INDO-Pacific Region”.

Last week, Suga visited Vietnam and Indonesia, where rose the Vision of “free and Open INDO-Pacific Region,” and predicted the strengthening of cooperation in the defence with these countries. Commentators saw this as a reaction to the growing influence of China in Southeast Asia and its territorial claims to the seas South and East China.

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