"Leading the World for the Realization of a Decarbonized Society" Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato October 26, 19:31
In response to Prime Minister Suga's statement that "by 2050, greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced to zero as a whole," Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato will make maximum use of renewable energy and realize a carbon-free society. He emphasized his desire to lead the world's efforts towards.
Prime Minister Suga stated in his statement on the 26th that "by 2050, greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced to zero as a whole."
At a press conference in the afternoon, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said, "It is necessary to set high goals as a nation and work to realize a carbon-free society with all of Japan's efforts, including industry, academia, government, local governments, and the people." I pointed out.
And, "Not only renewable energy, but also new options such as" carbon recycling "that recovers carbon dioxide and uses it for fuel and chemicals while making maximum use of what can be used, including nuclear power whose safety has been confirmed. We will pursue it. "
On that basis, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato emphasized, "While maintaining Japan's high technology, we would like to promote a carbon-free society and lead the world toward its realization."