Japan’s New Leader Sets Goal of Being Carbon Neutral by 2050

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U N Secretary General Antonio Guiterrez has welcomed Japan's announcement that it would reduce carbon emissions to zero by twenty fifty as part of the global effort to slow the worldwide temperature rise and prevent the most damaging effects of climate change Mr. Tash said in a statement that the plan was a very significant positive development and that he had no doubt that Japan has all the. Necessary technological, financial and engineering tools to achieve net zero emissions by twenty fifty, and it would also use these to help developing countries do the same. The UN chief added that he looked forward to Japan. The world's third largest economy announcing policy measures in time for a you in summit on climate change that's to be held in Glasgow a year from now, the European Union has also pledged to be carbon neutral by twenty fifty.

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