History of selecting an Eco-Model City
Niseko Town Hokkaido, was selected by the country as an "Eco-Model City"
Niseko Town, this up to be the 5th Niseko Town set the "Environmental creative city," the theme in the comprehensive plan, but we have been working on a variety of measures, the Eco-Model City to promote the further efforts of the selection in the wake I will come.
Initially, 13 cities were selected in 2008, and after the Great East Japan Earthquake, energy issues are getting closer, and 7 cities in 2012 and 2013 Three cities (including Niseko Town) have been selected.
In selected cities, we aim to realize regional models that maximize regional resources, cross-sectoral and cross-subject barriers, to achieve both low-carbon sustainability and sustainable development.
The newly selected city
- Niseko Town(Hokkaido)
- Ikoma-shi (Nara)
- Oguni-machi (Kumamoto Prefecture)
Niseko Town Proposals
By doing this, we aim for CO2 emissions in fiscal 2050 to be minus 86% higher than the national target of minus 80% compared to 1990.
Also, in selecting, "It is a highly feasible proposal taking advantage of the high environmental consciousness of the townspeople and regional characteristics, and we can expect a leading initiative as a tourist city."
About Eco-Model City
Inquiries regarding information on this page
- Planning Environment Division Eco-Model City Promotion Section