Tokyo’s Shibuya, famed for its Scramble Crossing, now has another distinction. As of April 1, Tokyu Railways’ trains running through Shibuya and other stations were switched to solar and wind power, hydropower and geothermal-power. The carbon dioxide emissions of its network of seven train lines and one tram service are now zero. Tokyu, which employs 3,855 people and connects Tokyo with nearby Yokohama, is the first railroad operator in Japan to have achieved that goal. Tokyu has more than 100 kilometers (64 miles) of railway tracks serving 2.2 million people a day. Japan aims to have 36% to 38% of its energy come from renewable sources by 2030.

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