Bloomberg: Japan Faces More Pressure on Coal Funding Ahead of G7 Meet

Bloomberg News today is reporting on the Cool Japan or Coal Japan? campaign. Reporter Chisaki Watanabe, writes:

“Japan’s energy policy is under close scrutiny, especially for its reliance and support for coal. The country has plans for 49 new coal-fired power projects at home, according to the environmentalists. The groups also criticize Japan’s support for the Batang coal-power plant in Central Java, Indonesia, and the Darlipali project in Odisha, India, saying both projects are “rife with human rights abuses.”

You can read the entire article on Bloomberg here: Japan Faces More Pressure on Coal Funding Ahead of G7 Meet