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Japan's Climate Change Impact


  • 🎉 Pledge net zero by 2050 (draft proposal)
  • 🚗 Ban ICE (diesel and petrol) vehicles by 2035
  • 🌞 Uses solar power (7%)
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (8%)
  • 🌅 Other renewables power (~6%)


  • ⚖️ Net zero pledge still not in law
  • 😠 Electricity from renewable sources too low (23%)
  • 🤬 Electricity from fossil fuels too high (69.42%)
  • 🤮 29% of electricity still from coal
  • 🛢 Electricity from oil (7%)
  • ⛽ Electricity from natural gas (32%)
  • ☢️ Uses nuclear power (6%)
  • 💤 Banning ICE vehicles happens to late!

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 Japan is rank 87 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Japan's Environmental Impact?

Is the Japan part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

Yes, Japan is part country member of the IEA, working together in partnership on tackling the emerging energy challenges.

What is Japan's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Japan uses 23% energy from renewable sources compared to 69.42% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Japan's Climate Change Action

A list of some of Japan's common climate change questions.

Have Japan's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Yes, Japan have plans to ban ICE cars by 2035.

Have Japan's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Yes, Japan have pledged to be a net zero country by 2050.

Does Japan's electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, Japan's electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does Japan's generate nuclear electricity?

Yes, Japan's does generate nuclear electricity.

Japan's Climate Change Resources

National Climate Change Entity

Are you looking for your countries department for action against climate change? If so, the website below is Japan's dedicated environment and global warming resource. We encourage everyone to put pressure on local and national government's to put climate change high on their priority and to push forward with climate positive laws.

Ministry of the Environment

Japan's Comparison Against Countries

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