Hong Kong announces “Climate Action Plan 2050”

Four strategies to achieve carbon neutrality

On October 8, 2021, Hong Kong Government released the Climate Action Plan 2050. The Plan sets out the following long-term and medium-term objectives Long-term goal: Achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. …

Official report on CCUS development in China released

Analysis of current and future situation of CCUS in China

The Chinese Academy of Environmental Planning, a branch of China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment, released on July 23 the 2021 Annual Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture, Utilization and Storage …

METI Releases Sixth Strategic Energy Plan (Draft)

Four years after the previous plan was formulated, it is now being revised

On July 21, 2021, the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) released the Sixth Strategic Energy Plan (Draft). This plan is the basic guideline for the government’s medium- to …

Malaysia launches masterplan for low carbon cities

9 key directions and 24 key action plans are set

On July 13, 2021, the Malaysian Low Carbon Cities Conference (MyL3C) with the theme “Empowering Cities Towards a Low Carbon Pathway” was held in Malaysia and attended by 500 people …

Roadmap to become carbon neutral by 2065 in Malaysia

Shell Malaysia published “The Tree, The Sky, The Sun: A Pathway towards Malaysia’s Carbon Neutral Future”

On July 6, 2021, Shell Malaysia, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, held an online forum on a booklet entitled “The Tree, The Sky, The Sun: A Pathway towards Malaysia’s …

China announces legislative plan for 2021

Regulations on groundwater and carbon trading are under consideration

The General Office of China’s State Council on May 27 announced its legislative plan for 2021. The plan contains 18 draft laws to be submitted to the congress as well …

Japan sets goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050

A partial amendment to the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures passed and promulgated

On May 26, 2021, a partial amendment to the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures was enacted and promulgated on June 2, 2021. The amendment places 2050 carbon neutrality, …

Vietnam sets goals and tasks against climate change

Implementation schedule to climate change adaptation for 2021-2030 defined

On July 20, 2020, the Prime Minister Decision “No. 1055/QD-TTg on the national plan for climate change adaptation for the period of 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050” were enacted, …