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Japan considers ending support for exporting coal-fired power plants

Japan considers ending support for exporting coal-fired power plants

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Japan is considering ending state support to build coal-fired power plants abroad in line with international efforts to curb global warming, government sources said Monday.

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga could announce the move as early as at an April 22-23 virtual summit on climate change hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden, the sources said.

In all, 40 world leaders, including Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been asked to attend the two-day meeting meant to mark Washington’s return to the front lines of the fight against man-made climate change, after former President Donald Trump disengaged from the process…Read More

Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network