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Climate targets: Economy-wide

    • achieving net-zero by 2050. reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 46 percent in fiscal year 2030 from its fiscal year 2013 levels. Furthermore, Japan will continue strenuous efforts in its challenge to meet the lofty goal of cutting its emission by 50 percent from its fiscal year 2013 levels. From 2016 iNDC: 26% reduction in GHG emissions by fiscal year (FY) 2030 compared to FY 2013, or 25.4% reduction compared to FY 2005, equivalent to approximately 1.042 billion t-CO2eq in 2030
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2021
    • Net zero pledge by 2050
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2021
    • Long-term Strategy submitted to UNFCCC pledges carbon neutrality by 2050.
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050
    • More than 3.8% reduction by FY2020 compared to by 2020 against a 2005 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2005
      Source:

      Executive | 2016

    • 26% GHG emission reduction by 2030 compared with a 2013 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2013
      Source:

      Executive | 2016

    • Long-term goal to pursue 80% reduction by 2050 against a 2013 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2013
      Source:

      Executive | 2016

For further analysis of the NDC, see Japan country profile on ClimateWatch logo
from the Grantham Research Institute
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