Expanding "Zero Carbon City" to Realize a Decarbonized Society Chief Cabinet Secretary October 22, 19:05
Toward the realization of a carbon-free society, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato calls for the expansion of local governments aiming to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to virtually zero by 2050, and introduces renewable energy such as offshore wind power generation. Showed the idea of supporting.
Prime Minister Suga is coordinating in his statement of belief at the extraordinary Diet session convened next week to indicate a policy of aiming for virtually zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
In connection with this, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said at a press conference in the afternoon that the efforts of local governments are important for the realization of a carbon-free society, and aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to virtually zero by 2050. He expressed his intention to call for the expansion of the local government "Zero Carbon City".
In addition, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said that he would support the introduction of renewable energy such as offshore wind power generation, and said, "Environment and growth through efforts to popularize and expand renewable energy that creates jobs in the region. I want to realize a virtuous cycle of. "