Skip to comments.Japan PM To Draft 'Green New Deal'
Posted on 02/08/2009 9:26:59 PM PST by Steelfish
Japan PM to draft 'Green New Deal' 8 Feb 2009
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso will order his ministries to draft a "Green New Deal" this week to counter the twin threats of climate change and the economic downturn, a report said on Sunday.
Aso will order a stimulus package focusing on slashing greenhouse gases at a meeting of his global warming advisory panel on Wednesday, the business daily Nikkei said citing unnamed government sources.
The report came as new US President Barack Obama vowed to lead the world on climate change as he set about shredding his predecessor's global warming policies with new measures to encourage the development of fuel-efficient cars.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon also called for a "Green New Deal" at a UN climate conference in Poland in December
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Looks like Japan’s economy will be in the crapper for a long time with this foolishness.