Kawasaki City

Japan Mayor: Norihiko Fukuda
Summary
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    Population 1475300
  • km 2
    Area 144.35
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    GDP N/A
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Targets

Targets by Kawasaki City

Renewable energy target

 

  • The Kawasaki City committed to increase its Installed capacity of Renewable energy in Community to 110 MW by 2020
  • Current Installed capacity of Renewable energy: 3.07 MW 2020
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity and Heating & cooling sector.
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Actions
Kawasaki City Action Plan for Grobal Warming Countermeasures
Collaboration and Cooperation Project with UNEP - Kawasaki City
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

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” .

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
Kawasaki Mechanism Certification System - Kawasaki City
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

Please inquire JO (iclei-japan@iclei.org) for more information.

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Sectors:
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Project of Plans and Reports on Measures against Global Warming by Business Activities - Kawasaki City
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

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.

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Sectors:
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Waste
Project for Promotion of Renewable Energy - Kawasaki City
  • Start year: 2006
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

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

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
Promotion of Global Environmental-friendliness by Cooperation of Labor - Kawasaki City
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

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? ”.

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
local action
Low CO2 Kawasaki Brand - Kawasaki City
  • Start year: 2009
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

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.

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Sectors:
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
Inventories
Community inventories

The Kawasaki City has reported 4 Community emission inventories, since 2008. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2013, the Stationary energy, Transport, Industrial process and product use and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Kawasaki City
GHG inventory in 2013
Government operations inventory

The Kawasaki City has reported 3 government operational inventories, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2015, the Waste management is identified as key emission source.

GHG emission from Kawasaki City
GHG inventory in 2015

Mayor Norihiko Fukuda
Kawasaki City, Japan

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