Japan to put emissions trading bill to parliament next year

Published 11:38 on December 22, 2022  /  Last updated at 11:38 on December 22, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Japan  /  No Comments

A Japanese expert panel on Thursday approved a draft basic decarbonisation plan, with the government now intending to present a bill to parliament early next year that would legislate plans to launch an emissions trading scheme in 2026 and a carbon levy on fossil fuel imports two years later.

A Japanese expert panel on Thursday approved a draft basic decarbonisation plan, with the government now intending to present a bill to parliament early next year that would legislate plans to launch an emissions trading scheme in 2026 and a carbon levy on fossil fuel imports two years later.

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