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October 12, 2021
Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Announcing the
TIME TO ACT: Climate Action Forum

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is developing the “TIME TO ACT” climate action movement to accelerate viable decarbonization efforts.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the TIME TO ACT: Climate Action Forum, hosted by TMG, which will be held online (details below).
Under the main theme of accelerating efforts to halve carbon emissions by 2030, we will discuss and share ideas concerning the growing threats of the climate crisis, and concrete actions to face them.
The conference will be live streamed and can be viewed at the address below:
https://www.time-to-act.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/en/forum

Outline

*All information listed below is subject to change without notice

Date & Time

Thursday, October 14th, 2021
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (JST) (in your timezone (External link))

Theme

TIME TO ACT: Climate Action Forum(PDF:1,142KB)
~Accelerating Efforts Toward “Carbon Half” by 2030

Program

7:00 pm(JST)

Moderator: Mr. UCHIDA Togo, Executive Director, ICLEI Japan

1. Opening remarks
Ms. KOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo
2. Opening speech
Mr. Eric GARCETTI, Mayor of Los Angeles
3. High Level Session

  • Theme
    Accelerating Efforts Toward “Carbon Half” by 2030
  • Speaker
    Ms. KOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo
    Mr. Anies BASWEDAN, Governor of Jakarta
    Mr. Børge BRENDE, President, World Economic Forum
    Ms. Carolyn DAVIDSON, Her Majesty’s Consul-General, British Consulate-General Osaka
    Mr. SUEYOSHI Takejiro, Representative, Japan Climate Initiative; Special Advisor to UNEP Finance Initiative in the Asia Pacific Region

8:00 pm

4. Workshop #1: Hydrogen

  • Theme
    Promotion of social implementation of hydrogen mobility toward Making practical use of hydrogen-related technologies
  • Speaker
    Representatives from the Tokyo Government, the Queensland Government, the private sector, etc.

9:00pm

5. Workshop #2: Buildings

  • Theme
    Pursuing sustainable buildings and finance interactively
  • Speaker
    Representatives from the Tokyo Government, the City of New York, C40, the private sector, etc.

Format

Online, Live broadcasting
*A recording will be posted our website after the forum.

Language

English and Japanese
*Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation will be provided

Host

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Supporting Partners

C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

*This press release is also available in other languages. (日本語/中文/한국어)

Inquiries

International Relations, Policy Planning Section, General Affairs Division,
Bureau of Environment, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
E-mail: S0000721(at)section.metro.tokyo.jp
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