Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks at a press conference while wearing a polo neck jumper. Photo: Kyodo
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks at a press conference while wearing a polo neck jumper. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

Japan’s jumper plan to save energy has Tokyo governor sticking her polo neck out

  • Yuriko Koike wants Japanese, including staff, to reduce energy use and costs by wearing a polo neck – or turtleneck – jumper to keep warm
  • She said keeping the neck warm can make ‘a dramatic difference’ in cold weather, preventing colds and helping to slash power consumption

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks at a press conference while wearing a polo neck jumper. Photo: Kyodo
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks at a press conference while wearing a polo neck jumper. Photo: Kyodo
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