Japan is aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said, in a major shift in position on climate change.
- The country will intensify research and development into solar cells and carbon recycling
- Japan is the world’s fifth-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide
- The country also plans to roll out new coal-burning power stations
Japan had previously said it would be carbon neutral as soon as possible in the second half of the century,…