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Climate Change

Japan's government to run on 30% renewable power next year

Official buildings to blaze trail toward 2050 net-zero emissions

The Japanese government's Kyoto State Guest House, located in Kyoto Gyoen National Garden, will aim to switch to more than 35% renewable energy in fiscal 2021, and over 90% by fiscal 2025. 

TOKYO -- Japan's government facilities will switch to renewable sources for 30% of their energy supply starting in fiscal 2021, leading Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's push for the country to become carbon neutral by 2050.

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