Japan may review CO2 cut targets

Japan may review its greenhouse gas emission reduction target in the wake of a nuclear crisis set off by last month’s massive earthquake and tsunami, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano was quoted by Japanese media as saying.
He stressed, however, that the government has no definitive plans yet to review its climate change goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2020 from 1990 levels, and it will depend on Japan’s ability to tackle its worst ever nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant, Japan Today reported.
”It goes without saying that this disaster will pose a great impact on various sectors in Japan,” Edano said at a news conference.
”All kinds of possibilities will not be ruled out, looking from a broad context at the need to thoroughly review at one point various …

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