IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Regulatory

Japan Sets Long-Term Goals for Emission Reductions

June 23, 2008 | Deepti Ramesh

Japan aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 60%-80% from current levels by 2050 and will launch an experimental carbon trading market this fall, Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda says. Fukuda: Must have low-carbon society. The aim of the emission cuts is “to bring about a low-carbon society,” Fukuda says. “Japan, as one of the countries which has achieved development prior to others, should bear a heavier responsibility in this struggle to save our planet,” he says. The Japanese target exceeds that of the European Union (EU)...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa