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Climate Change

Japan sets sights on 50% renewable energy by 2050

Government envisions nearly $2tn impact from green growth plan

The Omatazawa hydropower dam operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings: The government sees a larger role for renewables in Japan's energy mix. (Photo courtesy of Tepco)

TOKYO -- Japan unveiled a plan Friday to achieve its goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 that calls for tripling renewables' share of power generation to at least 50%.

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