IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Newsbriefs

Japan emission revision

2:23 PM MST | December 23, 2013

Japan has announced that its previously announced target to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25% by 2020 compared with 1990 levels has become “impossible” and “unrealistic” following the Fukushima disaster in 2011. The country expects to release 3% more GHG emissions by 2020 compared with 1990 levels. Japan had planned to rely on nuclear power to achieve its target, but Japan’s nuclear power system has come to a halt following the disaster and its restart is uncertain. Japan’s revised target is to cut emissions by 3.8% by 2020 compared with 2005...

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