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Upper House approves Paris Agreement legislation

  • October 29, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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All Saturday morning papers wrote briefly that the House of Councillors unanimously passed legislation on Friday to approve the Paris Agreement on climate change, noting that the GOJ is aiming to enact it at the Lower House by Nov. 7 when a related international conference begins in Morocco. However, sharpened conflict between the ruling and opposition blocs on deliberations on the TPP legislation may delay the enactment of the climate change bill. 

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