Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering making investments worth about $100bn in clean technologies, a new government report said.
The country is a leader in the world in terms of the number of jobs created for people with green credentials, and a country that has one of the highest per capita carbon emissions in the developed world.
But the country has been struggling with rising carbon dioxide levels and a severe drought.
The government is considering a range of strategies to combat the rising levels of greenhouse gases, the report said, adding that it will consider new technology to mitigate climate change.
Abe, who is set to be sworn in on Friday, has made tackling climate change a top priority.