[First national and public university] Tokyo public university corporation issues climate emergency declaration ~ Contributing to the realization of a sustainable society ~

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 In recent years, large amounts of greenhouse gases emitted by humans have causedGlobal warming is becoming more serious.However, we are faced with abnormal weather almost every year. Under these circumstances, countries around the world have declared a state of climate emergency in order to overcome the climate crisis and achieve carbon neutrality (reducing greenhouse gas emissions and absorption to a state of plus or minus zero) by 2050. I am.
 In response to the current situation where humanity is facing a serious climate crisis,Tokyo Public University Corporation aims to become carbon neutral by 2050 and takes the initiative in contributing to the realization of a sustainable society by issuing a declaration of a state of climate emergency.To do.

Tokyo Public University Corporation Climate Emergency Declaration

 In response to the current situation where humanity is facing a serious climate crisis, this corporation hereby declares a state of climate emergency in order to take the lead in contributing to the realization of a sustainable society, with the aim of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. .

  1. Develop action plans for mitigation and adaptation to overcome the climate emergency, and reflect them in corporate management, education, research, school life, etc.
  2. Collaborate widely with the government, local governments, other university corporations, related organizations, the general public, and companies.
  3. Developing human resources who will be responsible for achieving carbon neutrality
  4. The three educational institutions will collaborate and cooperate, and faculty and students will work together to promote initiatives for SDGs, including the climate crisis, throughout the corporation.

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Ryoichi Yamamoto, Chairman, Tokyo Public University Corporation
Takaya Ohashi, President, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Seiichi Kawada President, Tokyo Metropolitan Graduate University of Industrial Technology
  Kazuto Watanabe Principal, Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology

*Full text is“Tokyo Metropolitan Public University Corporation Climate Emergency Declaration” Please refer to (with English translation) It was created based on opinions.

Future efforts
 Going forward, Tokyo Public University Corporation will formulate an action plan to achieve carbon neutrality in 2050 as an initiative based on the declaration of a state of climate emergency. We will take the initiative in contributing to the realization of a sustainable society by participating in the Universities Coalition, strengthening research functions, and publishing environmental reports.