Climate Change

Climate Change Program

The goal of the Climate Change program is to promote green economy and combat climate change through strengthening Japan’s domestic climate policies.

Our activities are focused on:
Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and International Cooperation
Mid-term Goals
Domestic emissions trading and Voluntary Action Plan

Besides, our green tax reform program advocates the use of economic instruments (such as carbon taxes) to combat climate change.

What We Do

Our program is centered on CDM and International cooperation, mid-term goals, green tax reforms, domestic emissions trading and Voluntary Action Plan.

Policy Advocacy

JACSES works with government officials, industry representatives, researchers and other NGOs to facilitate a strategic approach to climate policy and push for policy reforms in Japan.
・ Read our climate policy proposal to the Japanese Government (full proposal in Japanese, abstract in English)

Seminars and Symposiums

To facilitate understanding among policymakers and the general public, we organize seminars and symposiums
Check out our past events

Research and publications

We conduct independent research on international and domestic climate policies.
・ Check out our newly published book, Carbon Market and CDM, and other publications

Carbon Policy Express

JACSES creates Carbon Policy Express, a monthly e-mail magazine, to keep readers up to date on critical climate policy developments on both international and national levels.
Learn more about Carbon Policy Express

What We Have Achieved So Far

Japanese government has recently started the trial run of domestic emissions trading scheme. (Learn more…)

We have recently published CDM and Carbon Market, a book that introduces the current situation of CDM and carbon market and discusses future policy developments. (Read more…)

Operation site

Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society(JACSES)
Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society (JACSES)
2F Akasakamisuzu Bldg. 1-4-10 Akasaka Minato-ku Tokyo 107-0052 Japan
Phone: +81-3-3505-5552 
Fax: +81-3-3505-5554 
Email: A mail address of JACSES.
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