yWhat is Team -6%?z
Under the Kyoto Protocol, which came into effect on February 16, 2005 as a policy to prevent global warming, Japan is required to cut greenhouse gas emissions, such as CO2, by 6%, compared to the 1990 levels, between 2008 and 2012. The governmentfs Global Warming Prevention Headquarters is promoting the citizens global warming prevention movement Team -6%, which is bringing all Japanese citizens together with the goal of reducing Japanfs greenhouse gas emissions by 6% as stipulated by the Kyoto Protocol.
yEfforts by Toyako-choz
In conjunction with holding the 2008 Hokkaido Toyako Summit, Toyako-cho, joined Team -6% to conduct proactive environmental activities. This will not only protect our rich natural environment, which includes a lake (Toyako), mountains (Mount Usu), and sea (Volcano Bay), but will also contribute to preventing global warming. In addition, within the concrete efforts, there are plans to promote effective and efficient reduction (of emissions) in conjunction with municipal financial reforms, which have many points in common.Working together to stop global warming