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Biden will be '180-degree turnaround' from Trump on climate: Koizumi

Japanese minister eyes carbon-cutting alliance under new US administration

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to take significant action to combat climate change.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The Japan-U.S. relationship "can become an alliance for carbon neutrality" under U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi told reporters Tuesday.

"There will be a 180-degree turnaround from [President Donald] Trump's administration" on climate policy after the new president takes office, Koizumi said.

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