Climate Change Adaptation Act

Name of policy Climate Change Adaptation Act
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Japan
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Adaptation
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • General
      Policy description The Climate Change Adaptation Act seeks to promote climate change adaptation efforts at the national and local levels, as well as in the private sectors and among the population.

      Under this Act, the national government shall publish a National Adaptation Plan. The Ministry of the Environment shall implement climate change impact assessments every five years.

      Policy type
      • Non-energy1
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2018
      Start date of implementation 2018
      End date of implementation
      High impact No
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://www.env.go.jp/earth/tekiou/tekiouhou_jyoubun_r1.pdf
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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