Japan has not upped emissions reduction target in NDCs

The nation has announced it would be maintaining its 2030 target of cutting emissions by 26% from 2013 levels

In submitting its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the UN, Japan has not stepped up its carbon emissions reduction target.

During the international process to tackle climate change, the nation announced it would be maintaining its 2030 target of cutting emissions by 26% from 2013 levels.

Japan is the only G7 nation still building new coal-fired power plants, which are a major contributor to carbojn dioxide emissions and climate change.

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