CORRECTION: Energy and industry ministry takes lead in Japan carbon pricing process

Published 12:52 on January 26, 2021  /  Last updated at 00:44 on January 30, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Japan  /  No Comments

Japan’s cabinet on Tuesday cleared the way for a working group to set out a carbon pricing path for the country, but put the business-friendly Ministry of Energy, Trade, and Industry (METI) in charge of the process, relegating the environment ministry to observer status.

Japan’s cabinet on Tuesday cleared the way for a second working group to set out a carbon pricing path for the country, with the business-friendly Ministry of Energy, Trade, and Industry (METI) in charge.

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