Posts tagged with "Tokyo"
February 07, 2013
On January 21, 2013, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced the results from the second year of its cap-and-trade program. Reports submitted from 934 facilities to the end of November 2012 show a further 10% emission reduction from reporting facilities below the year-one (2010) figures, bringing the second year total to an overall 23% emission reduction below the base-year emissions.
December 11, 2012
This week the Financial Times (FT) released its annual Urban Ingenuity Magazine, marking the end of a year-long process with the announcement of the 2012 FT/Citi Ingenuity Award winners. These were selected from a group of finalists including C40 cities Houston, Paris and Tokyo. The awards—honoring a winner and runner-up in the categories of education, energy, healthcare and infrastructure—accepted entries from municipalities, community groups, charities and businesses proposing original solutions to urban problems.
July 18, 2012
The results of the first fiscal year of operation of Tokyo’s cap and trade program are in – and they go far in validating the city’s groundbreaking initiative to introduce a market-based approach to emissions reductions at the urban scale. Reports on 1,159 building facilities show collective emissions reductions of 13 percent over base-year figures; this was due to the active implementation of more than 5,700 measures by building owners to reduce energy use and corresponding emissions.
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