Announcing the TIME TO ACT: Climate Action Forum


TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is developing the “TIME TO ACT” climate action movement to accelerate viable decarbonization efforts.

The TIME TO ACT: Climate Action Forum, which will be held right before COP26, will focus on discussion of definitive actions to halve CO2 emissions by the year 2030.

In the high level session, leaders from various fields will convene to share their perspectives on accelerating efforts to curb climate change as we head into 2030.

Afterwards, experts from cities and businesses that are introducing progressive initiatives regarding hydrogen and buildings will present, followed by discussions regarding findings and future courses of action.

The conference will be live streamed and can be viewed at the address below:

Click here to view the event flyer.


Date & Time: Thursday, October 14th, 2021 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (JST) (in your timezone)

Theme: TIME TO ACT: Climate Action Forum ~Accelerating Efforts Toward “Carbon Half” by 2030~


Moderator: Mr. UCHIDA Togo, Executive Director, ICLEI Japan

From 7:00 pm (JST)


Opening remarks


Ms. KOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo


Opening speech


Mr. Eric GARCETTI, Mayor of Los Angeles


High Level Session


 Theme: Accelerating Efforts Toward “Carbon Half” by 2030




Ms. KOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo


Mr. Anies BASWEDAN, Governor of Jakarta


Mr. Børge BRENDE, President, World Economic Forum


Ms. Carolyn DAVIDSON, Her Majesty’s Consul-General, British Consulate-General Osaka


Mr. SUEYOSHI Takejiro, Representative, Japan Climate Initiative; Special Advisor to UNEP Finance Initiative in the Asia Pacific Region

From 8:00 pm (JST)


Workshop #1: Hydrogen


Theme: Promotion of social implementation of hydrogen mobility toward making practical use of hydrogen-related technologies


Speaker: Representatives from the Tokyo Government, the Queensland Government, the private sector, etc.

From 9:00 pm (JST)


Workshop #2: Buildings


Theme: Pursuing sustainable buildings and finance interactively


Speaker: Representatives from the Tokyo Government, the City of New York, C40, the private sector, etc.



Format: Online, Live broadcasting

*A recording will be posted on our website

( after the forum.

Language: English and Japanese *Simultaneous Japanese- English interpretation will be provided

Host: Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Supporting Partners: C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability




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