Japan's net-zero by 2050 announcement a step forward, but 2030 target revision now crucial

On 26 October, Prime Minister (PM) Yoshihide Suga declared that Japan will aim for net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.[1]PM Suga laid out specific plans to:fundamentally revise Japan’s policy on coal-fired power plants,promote R&D on second-generation solar photovoltaic technology and carbon recycling technologies (including negative emission technologies such read more...

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