On 15 October, Minister Yamaguchi met with China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua.
They exchanged views to strengthen the Japan-China climate cooperation and support the delivery of a successful COP26.
Today, Minister Yamaguchi will participate in the High-Level Segment of the UN #Biodiversity Conference, #COP15 (the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity)!
Tune in at 8:20pm (JST) to hear his speech!
Minister Yamaguchi spoke with the U.S. Special Presidential @ClimateEnvoy John Kerry today. During the call, Minister Yamaguchi and SPEC Kerry confirmed that Japan and the United States will work closely together to ensure the success of #COP26 in Glasgow.
Min. Yamaguchi stated: “I hope that this award will increase interest in the issue of #ClimateChange. MOEJ will also do its best to solve the climate emergency by mobilizing all its efforts toward 2050 carbon neutrality and 46% GHG emissions reduction by 2030”.
MOEJ has compiled the results of Marine Environment Monitoring Surveys (2011-2020) to determine the current status & evolution of marine pollution due to the Great East Japan Earthquake and radioactive substances from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
MOEJ selected 19 Projects for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) financing support programme.
This selection included a “#SolarPower and Storage Battery Project,” for improvements in energy performance, and 2 projects applying “JCM Eco Lease Scheme.”
MOEJ selected FOMM and ITOCHU to participate in “the Sector Coupling Demonstration Project to integrate the Development of EVs with Replaceable Batteries and the Utilization of #RenewableEnergy.” It aims to decarbonize the transportation sector.
Min. Koizumi participated in the 1st High-Level Meeting of the Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency (GACERE) at #WCEF2021. He presented Japanese #CircularEconomy initiatives from J4CE (Japan Partnership for Circular Economy).
Sept. 14 Press conference: Min. Koizumi spoke about
-Participation in the 1st High-Level Meeting of the Global Alliance on ＃CircularEconomy and Resource Efficiency at #WCEF2021
-Promotion of national parks’ protection and use
MOEJ launched the “Demonstration Project for a Plastic Resource Circulation System toward a Decarbonized Society,” and selected 6 projects. Going forward, MOEJ will continue to provide support to a wide variety of projects.
On September 9, Minister Koizumi met with Chargé d’Affaires ad interim @USAmbJapan Raymond Greene. They discussed the way forward for the US-Japan cooperation to tackle the climate crisis.
On Sep.7, Minister Koizumi virtually met with H.E. Mr. Bhupender Yadav, Minister of Labor and Employment, Environment, Forestry and Climate Change @byadavbjp. They exchanged views on COP26 and agreed on promoting India-Japan environmental cooperation including #ClimateAction.
Delighted to have spoken to Japanese Environment Minister Mr Shinjirō Koizumi (@shinjirokoiz) during the India-Japan Policy Dialogue on Environment. I am convinced we will deepen the ties between our two nations in tackling climate change.