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NEDO Co-Hosts “Low Carbon Emission Development and Growth” Side Event at COP21/CMP21

December 10, 2015

On December 9 in Paris, NEDO co-hosted a side event at COP21/CMP11*1 entitled “Low Carbon Emission Development and Growth” with Keidanren (Japan Business Federation), the Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute (GISPRI), and the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ).

At this event, NEDO Chairman Kazuo Furukawa gave an address on behalf of the four co-hosts. NEDO Special Adviser Hiroshi Kuniyoshi then introduced NEDO’s projects to support the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), which promotes greenhouse gas emissions reduction under the bilateral framework basis, and the outcomes of the international Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF)*2 held in Japan last October.

  • photo: Chairman Kazuo Furukawa
    Chairman Kazuo Furukawa
  • photo: Special Adviser Hiroshi Kuniyoshi (center)
    Special Adviser Hiroshi Kuniyoshi (center)

*1 COP21/CMP11:
The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP).
*2 Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF):
An international conference hosted by NEDO and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Outcomes and materials, including the ICEF Roadmap 1.0 entitled “Distributed Solar and Storage,” videos, and session summaries are available on the ICEF official website at http://www.icef-forum.org/.