Kawasaki City
Japan

Population: 1461816
Area of jurisdiction: 144 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 25% by 2020 (1990) 20% by 2020 (2008)
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 ):  427,812 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2008, 2010, 2011

Mitigation actions

Kawasaki Mechanism Certification System
Please inquire JO (iclei-japan@iclei.org) for more information. Start year 2013
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status  
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Collaboration and Cooperation Project with UNEP
The aim of the project is to increase international contributions of Kawasaki City by environmental technologies of companies in a coastal area, with collaborating with UNEP. e.g.) ?Collaboration with and support for the UNEP project ?Promotion of the UN Global Compact and Kawasaki Compact ?Cooperative efforts with Shenyang, China, based on ”Agreement on the Cooperation in the Development of a Circular Economy” . Start year 2011
Sector Other Emissions
Type Assessment/Research
Status In progress
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Project for Promotion of Renewable Energy
The project promotes the installation of renewable energy solutions, such as solar energy. e.g.) ?Completion of “Kawasaki Mega Solar Power Generation Plant”. ?Establishment of “Kawasaki EcoLife Museum for the Future” and promotion of renewable energy solutions. ?Support of the vision of “CC Kawasaki Energy Park” ?Ongoing grant system for installation of residential photovoltaic systems ?Installation of renewable energy utilization systems in public facilities Start year 2006
Sector Other Emissions
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Promotion of Global Environmental-friendliness by Cooperation of Labor
Kawasaki city utilizes “CC Kawasaki (Carbon Challenge Kawasaki Eco-Strategy) Communication Center” opened in January 2011 and promotes to address global warming with cooperation between citizens and business operators, centering on “Center for Promoting Activities to Prevent Global Warming in Kawasaki city“ as well as working on a campaign, ”CC Kawasaki „ecological life? ”. Start year 2010
Sector Other Emissions
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Project of Plans and Reports on Measures against Global Warming by Business Activities
The aim of the system is to appropriately operate “Project of Plans and Reports on Measures against Global Warming by Business Activities” and encourage the voluntary reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by large-scale business operators, according to “Kawasaki City Ordinance Concerning Promotion of Measures against Global Warming” gone into effect in April 2010. Start year 2010
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Low CO2 Kawasaki Brand
Kawasaki city enhances “Kawasaki Brand with Lower CO2 Emissions” for spreading and promoting products, technologies, and services contributing to the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions of the whole life cycle, in order to take measures against global warming with our advantages to have environmental technologies. The system is implemented as the pilot project from FY2009 to FY2011. Start year 2009
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions