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Will not propose a more ambitious target

Japan’s reluctance to update its NDC - media reports

Japanese media report that multiple government sources have intended Japan is leaning towards resubmitting its NDC with the current level of climate action: a 26% reduction in emissions below 2013 levels in 2030.

The CAT rates Japan’s NDC as ‘Highly Insufficient’. Maintaining the same level of emission reductions would violate the Paris Agreement that each successive NDC should present a progression beyond the current one.

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