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Climate Change

Japan to help ASEAN keep closer eye on greenhouse gas emissions

Framework for measuring and monitoring by location to be released at COP 26

The Pagbilao power plant in the Philippines: A field trial will begin next summer for calculating emissions industry by industry.

TOKYO -- Japan will help Southeast Asian countries track greenhouse gas emissions by setting up a measuring and monitoring framework for industries, Nikkei has learned.

The outlines of the initiative will be crafted within the month and announced at the COP 26 climate summit to be hosted by the U.K., starting Oct. 31.

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