Kanagawa Prefectural Government
Japan

Population: 9059589
Area of jurisdiction: 2416 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 25% by 2020 (1990) 13% by 2020 (2008)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2012 ):  646,443 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2010, 2011

Mitigation actions

Scheme of Plan of Measures against Global Warming on Special Development Project
Business operators, who construct a building with total floor areas more than a certain size where development project area is more than a certain scale, are obliged, under the ordinance, to submit “Plan of Measures of Global Warming on Special Development Project” at the planning stage of development project. The plan states an approach of rationalization of energy usage, including “Area Energy Network”, result of study on the installation of new energy equipment, and mitigation measures for heat island phenomenon. The government advises the operators on their plans and releases them. Start year 2010
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Scheme of Plan on Measures against Global Warming of Buildings
In order to promote measures against global warming for a single building, building owners, who constructs or extends and rebuilds a building with total floor areas more than a certain size, are obliged to submit “Plans on Measures against Global Warming of Buildings”, which states their measures against global warming, such as heat insulation property of a building, introduction of new energy, and measures against heat island phenomenon, and CASBEE (Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency), to Kanagawa prefecture government. The government advises the owners on their plans and releases them. Building owners are also obliged to show environmental performance of a building on advertisement by building owners and others, to spread buildings with good environmental performance, along with to improve heat insulation property of a building and promote the installation of new energy equipment. Start year 2010
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Scheme of Plan on Measures against Global Warming by Business Activity
Large-scale business operators, who use crude oil equivalent energy and vehicles more than a certain amount or number, are obliged to submit “Plan on Measures against Global Warming by Business Activity”, which states voluntary targets and measures of the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions through business activities, to Kanagawa prefecture government. The government advises the operators on their plans and releases them. Small- and mid- sized operators also can prepare and submit their plans voluntarily. Start year 2010
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions