At the G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial meeting, which took place in Karuizawa, the European Union and Japan agreed on 15 June to strengthen bilateral energy dialogue and cooperation on innovation for clean energy transition and climate action, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete said, following his meeting with Japan’s Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko.

Referring to the commitments of both Japan and the EU under the Paris Agreement, Seko and Cañete stressed the importance of ensuring joint leadership in the clean energy and achievement of a balance between anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks of greenhouse gases in line with the Paris Agreement and breakthrough innovation, a joint statement read.

 

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