Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:
Agency:Global Warming Prevention Headquarters
Description:The Japanese Diet approved ratification of the Kyoto Protocol under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on 30 May 2002. The ratification documents were submitted to the Untied Nations on 4 June 2002. Under the protocol, Japan must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 6% compared to 1990 levels by 2008-2012.

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