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Climate Report 2017: Japan

Climate Finance and the Private Sector in the G20 States

By Hannes BublitzJuly 6, 2017


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In order to mitigate the consequences of climate change, the Japanese government plans undertaking comprehensive measures with respect to climate finance. The central idea of the Japanese climate policy is the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by means of technical innovations. Part of the Japanese strategy is to promote financing from the private sector. The finance industry is making efforts to stimulate investment in sustainable projects. An action plan that has also been under discussion for quite some time is the establishment of a national emissions trading system.

Japan is considered pioneer and the most advanced market in the field of e-mobility.© aozora1, iStockPhoto
Japan is considered pioneer and the most advanced market in the field of e-mobility. Source: © aozora1, iStockPhoto

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