Tuesday, October 19

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IPCC General Assembly to be held next spring at the birthplace of the Kyoto Protocol
Economy

IPCC General Assembly to be held next spring at the birthplace of the Kyoto Protocol

The General Assembly of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which will have a major impact on the creation of an international framework to prevent global warming and universal measures, is expected to be held in Kyoto next spring. The Ministry of the Environment revealed on the 12th. Kyoto City is carbon dioxide (CO)2) Is the venue for the 3rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP3), where the Kyoto Protocol, which obliges developed countries to reduce emissions, was born. The government wants to appeal to the world its positive attitude toward climate change by holding an IPCC general meeting in Kyoto.Environment Minister Nakagawa announced that he would invite the IPCC General Assembly to Japan at COP23 held in Bonn...
Government decides climate change adaptation bill by Cabinet
Economy

Government decides climate change adaptation bill by Cabinet

On the 20th, the government said that the effects of climate change have already become apparent and may become more serious in the future. Was decided by the Cabinet. It is characterized by clarifying the roles played by local governments and businesses in addition to the national government. In addition to requesting the national government to formulate a “climate change adaptation plan,” it also stipulates that local governments should proceed with the formulation of a “regional climate change adaptation plan” according to the local situation as an “obligation to make efforts.”While international efforts are currently underway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the importance of “adaptation measures” has been pointed out at home and abroad as the effects of climate change will be unavo...
Climate change adaptation law enacted to require local governments and companies to reduce global warming damage
Economy

Climate change adaptation law enacted to require local governments and companies to reduce global warming damage

The “Climate Change Adaptation Law” aimed at controlling the damage to agricultural products caused by global warming and the damage caused by disasters and abnormal weather was passed and passed at the House of Councilors plenary session on the 6th. The law clarifies the roles played by local governments and businesses, as well as the national government, on the premise that the effects of global warming have already appeared in Japan. In addition to requesting the national government to formulate a “climate change adaptation plan,” the local government is also required to create a “regional climate change adaptation plan” according to the local situation as an “obligation to make efforts.”The Climate Change Adaptation Law has four pillars: “Comprehensive promotion of adaptation,” “Develo...
2019-Climate Change and Paris Agreement Long-term Growth Strategy Outlook — A year in which important international conferences are being asked for the role of Japan (Kazuo Matsushita / Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University, Co-Chair of T20 Climate Change and Environmental Task Force, (Public interest) ) Senior Fellow, Global Environmental Strategy Research Institute)
Economy

2019-Climate Change and Paris Agreement Long-term Growth Strategy Outlook — A year in which important international conferences are being asked for the role of Japan (Kazuo Matsushita / Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University, Co-Chair of T20 Climate Change and Environmental Task Force, (Public interest) ) Senior Fellow, Global Environmental Strategy Research Institute)

Mr. Kazuo MatsushitaIntroductionThe kanji that symbolizes 2018 was “disaster.” As this shows, last year was a year of frequent disasters. It is as if the adverse effects of climate change have become apparent and abnormal weather has become commonplace. If climate change measures are not taken promptly in the future, the damage will increase further, and the risk of shaking social stability and economic activities will increase due to the effects of health, food, and ecosystems.Under these circumstances, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the Climate Change Framework Convention (COP24) was held in Poland last December. Although negotiations at COP24 were difficult, the Paris Rulebook (Paris Agreement Implementation Guidelines), which is the implementation rule of the Paris Agreement, w...