International Symposium
Japan’s New Climate Target – toward Paris Agreement

Date and Time  March 20th, 2015 (Friday) 13:00-16:00 (reception 12:30-)
Venue  YMCA Asia Youth Center, YMCA Hotel Spece Y Hall
(2-5-5, Sarugaku-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo-to)
  • 5 minutes from JR Suidoubashi Station, East Exit
  • 8 minutes from JR Ochanomizu Station, Suidoubashi Exit
  • 8 minutes from Tokyo Metro Jinbouchou, A5 Exit

An area map is available here

Overview COP21 is an event that is important to all human beings in the world. At the end of this year, COP21 will be held in Paris, France. At COP21, international society will be expected to reach a new climate agreement that all countries will join. Towards COP21, each country will be discussing their new climate target, such as greenhouse gas emission reduction target.

At this moment, the Japanese government is considering its new climate target from 2020. How should Japan set an ambitious target? This matter will be discussed by a leading scholar, business leader and an environment NGO activist.


songranpingKeynote “Importance of Paris agreement and New Climate Targets (tentative)”

Mr. Ranping Song, World Resource Institute

SONY DSCNGO Proposal on Japan’s New Climate Target”

Mr. Naoyuki Yamagishi, WWF Japan

20130924Business Leaders’ Proposal for Japan’s Climate Change Policy”

Mr. Yuji Noritake, Ricoh Company, Ltd.

takamura気候ネットワーク130422Comment “Regarding Japan’s New Climate Target

Ms. Yukari Takamura, Nagoya University

Discussion / Q&A session

Mr. Ranping, Mr. Yamagishi, Mr. Noritake, Ms.Takamura


*Language: Japanese (with simultaneous English translation)
*Speakers and talk titles are subject to change without notice.

Participation fee General Participants: 1,000 yen
Students and Organizers’ Members: 500 yen
How to Apply  

Or, please send email with some information such as (1) your name, (2) contact information (mail address etc.), (3) name of your organization/company, to CAN-Japan Secretariat<secretariat@can-japan.org>

Organizer Climate Action Network Japan (CAN-Japan)
Contact CAN-Japan Office (At Kiko Network)
6F, Ichibancho-Murakami Bldg., 9-7, Ichibancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0082
TEL:  03-3263-9210  FAX:  03-3263-9463  MAIL: secretariat@can-japan.org
  • This event is being held with a grant from the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency’s Heisei 26 Fiscal Year Japan Fund for Global Environment.