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Economy

Japan ratifies “Paris Agreement” CMA1 participates as an observer

The House of Representatives held a plenary session on the afternoon of the 8th and passed a proposal to ratify the Paris Agreement, a new framework for combating global warming. In response to this, the government decided to ratify the ratification and submitted the ratification document to the United Nations Headquarters (New York, USA) on the same night. More than 90 countries have already ratified the Paris Agreement, but Japan has been delayed in ratifying it, so it will be a non-voting observer at the first Conference of the Parties (CMA1) of the Paris Agreement to be held in Morocco from the 15th. ..The Paris Agreement came into effect on the 4th, satisfying the entry into force requirements such as the number of ratifying countries. Even if ratified, it takes 30 days from the compl...
First Conference of the Parties under Paris Agreement begins in Morocco
Economy

First Conference of the Parties under Paris Agreement begins in Morocco

The 1st Conference of the Parties (CMA1) of the Paris Agreement, a new framework for global warming countermeasures, will be held in Marrakech, Morocco on the 15th at the ministerial meeting of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22). Was started. The meeting will be held until the 18th, and will adopt a process chart that will determine the reduction targets of each country and guidelines for reporting the amount of reduction by 2018.COP22 has been held since the 7th, but on the 15th, a ministerial meeting of the Parties was held. At the same time, CMA1 was also opened, with the participation of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and ministers in charge of countries ratifying the Paris Agreement. Japan ratified it on the 8th, b...
Greenhouse gas reduction implementation guidelines decided in 2018 Paris Agreement Conference of the Parties closes
Economy

Greenhouse gas reduction implementation guidelines decided in 2018 Paris Agreement Conference of the Parties closes

On the 19th of Japan time, the Conference of the Parties (CMA1) of the Paris Agreement, a new framework for global warming countermeasures held in Marrakech, Morocco, published a “rule book” that gathered implementation guidelines for reducing greenhouse gases. It closed with the adoption of the process chart to be decided in 2018. Concerns have been raised about the effectiveness of the Paris Agreement as President-elect Trump of the United States advocated withdrawal from the agreement during the election period, but CMA1 will start the world toward the realization of a “decarbonized society” at the end of this century. An important procedure has been decided.Implementation guidelines are important for verifying the reduction targets of the Parties under the Paris Agreement. According to...
U.S. President Trump announces withdrawal from Paris Agreement Possibility to undermine the effectiveness of the agreement
Economy

U.S. President Trump announces withdrawal from Paris Agreement Possibility to undermine the effectiveness of the agreement

According to the White House, US President Trump has announced that he will withdraw from the “Paris Agreement,” a framework for preventing global warming, on the 1st of US time. The United States is the second largest greenhouse gas emitting country in the world after China. It has been pointed out from all over Japan and abroad that the effectiveness of the Paris Agreement, which aims to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions to virtually zero in the latter half of this century, may be significantly impaired by the agreement of more than 190 countries around the world. Has been done.The Paris Agreement was adopted at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) held in the suburbs of Paris, France in December 2015. It aims to red...