Climate Change for the US and Japan
|Leader||Prof. Masahiko Gemma, Waseda University|
|Researcher||Muneta Yokomatsu, Kyoto University , Hiroshi Ohta, Waseda University, Kenji Horiguchi, Waseda University, Ayu Washizu, Waseda University, Shenggen Fan (International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C.), Rodney Smith (University of Minnesota), Zbigniew Bochniarz (University of Washington), Harry de Gorter (Cornell University), Yacov Tsur (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)|
|Term||June 2009 － March 2010|
The Obama administration has been committed to setting a medium goal for the reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. The Japanese government has also proposed a 50% reduction in GHG emissions by 2050. Both countries have called for international collective actions on the reduction of GHG emissions.