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The fall of Japan's GHGs

Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 2.5% to a record low through March 2023,helped by reduced emissions in the industrial and service sectors.
Emissions for the 2022/23 year fell to the equivalent of 1.135 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide from 1.164 billion tons a year earlier.
Renewable energy accounted for 21.7% of the 1.01 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity generated in 2022/23, up 1.4% point on the previous year.
Nuclear energy fell 1.3% points to 5.5%, while thermal power made up 72.8%, flat from a year earlier.
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https://www.reuters.com/sustainability/climate-energy/japans-greenhouse-gas-emissions-fall-25-fy2223-record-low-2024-04-12/




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  • Ann Nyambura

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    Seeing them ramp up renewable energy while cutting back on carbon emissions is a win-win. Way to go, Japan!

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    • We Don't Have Time

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      • Elizabeth Gathigia

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        It's a good progress and with more efforts much will be achieved

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        • Jane Wangui

          5 w

          This is quite huge for Japan..I believe in no time they will reduce the Pollution by almost 70%..this is the way to go.

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          • Princess

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            It's good news that Japan's greenhouse gas emissions are decreasing. However, they still rely a lot on thermal power, so there's more work to be done to make energy production cleaner.

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            • Saustine Lusanzu

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              We need to decarbonize green gas emissions, this is a huge milestone for Japan! It is possible and we can do it

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              • Rashid Kamau

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                @saustine_lusanzu switching from the use of fossil fuels and focusing on renewable energy is key.

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