JAPAN'S CARBON NEUTRALITY 2050
ENERDATA - 27 Oct 2020 - Japan intends to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. To cut greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions to zero by 2050, the country will invest in new solar cells and carbon recycling, intensifying research and development in those areas, and digitalise its economy. In addition, Japan will have to start decommissioning coal power plants and will also stop building and financing new coal power plants in Japan and overseas. In July 2020, the government had announced plans to retire more than 100 inefficient coal-fired power plant units by 2030.
Japan's previous objective was to…
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