Olympics - Tokyo focuses on environment two years out from Olympics


FILE PHOTO - Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks next to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic mascot Someity during the mascots' debut in Tokyo, Japan, July 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

TOKYO (Reuters) - With two years to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Japanese capital is hoping to use the Games as motivation to improve its environmental sustainability.

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, who was previously Japan's Minister of the Environment, has made lowering emissions and plastic litter prevention some of her main objectives in charge of the capital.

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