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Climate Change

Japan's 'green growth' plan to call for EVs the price of gasoline cars

Offshore wind farms, hydrogen and smaller reactors to contribute to zero carbon

Electric vehicles of a car-sharing service are being charged in Ishikawa Prefecture.

TOKYO -- Renewable energy sources and cheaper electric vehicles will play crucial roles in Japan's game plan to attain net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, Nikkei has learned.

The government looks to release the proposal, dubbed the "green growth strategy," as soon as Friday. By broadcasting state support and outlining clear medium- to long-term goals, Tokyo aims to encourage private-sector investment.

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