Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Management Act
Article 5.3) states that to respond to the impact of climate change, under the principle of equality and social welfare promotion, the government should implement tax mechanisms on imported fossil fuels based on carbon dioxide equivalent.
Article 8 establishes that central government agencies shall promote 8.4) transportation management, development of mass transit systems, and reduction in GHG emissions by other transportation sectors, 8.8) Forest resource management, biodiversity conservation, and strengthening of forests' carbon sequestration, 8.9) Reduction and management of GHG emission from agriculture and guarantee of food security.
Long-term national GHG emission reduction goal shall be to reduce GHG emissions to no more than 50% of 2005 GHG emission by 2050
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