Proactive Diplomatic Strategy for Countering Global Warming
November 15, 2013
1. On 15th November, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida announced the “Actions for Cool Earth”, elaborated upon instruction by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this January.
2. Setting the target of cutting global greenhouse gas emissions by 50% and the emissions of developed countries by 80%, Japan will contribute to the international society through technology with three pillars of the Actions, namely “Innovation”, “Application”, and “Partnership”.
3. With these actions, Japan is determined to lead the global discussion on the formulation of post-2020 framework which is to be adopted at COP21 in 2015.