Japan vows to promote EVs, wind power to achieve carbon neutrality

The government pledged Friday to promote electric vehicles and offshore wind power generation as part of Japan’s efforts to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 in its battle against climate change. Tokyo unveiled its action plan to that end, specifying 14 key areas, including the utilization of hydrogen as a power source and carbon recycling. Under the “green growth strategy,” which focuses on decarbonization and electrification of society, the government extends support for the private sector to help attain the goal of reducing net carbon dioxide emissions to zero.

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