Sumitomo Corporation Must Aim at Complete Coal Phase-Out to Combat Climate Change
[NGO Joint Statement on Sumitomo Corporation’s Coal Policy] Sumitomo corporation announced that it will no longer develop new coal-fired power generation and coal mining projects. However, this is not sufficient to actually combat climate change.
Over 900 Japanese Citizens Submit Divestment Pledges
Over 900 Japanese Citizens Submit Divestment Pledges(Worth Estimated ¥2.2 Billion) before the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting.
Japan funds toxic coal plants abroad emitting 13-40 times more pollution than domestic plants
The Japanese Government and its public finance agencies JBIC, JICA, NEXI are exporting pollution to other countries by funding coal-fired power plants abroad, that emit far more toxic air pollutants than would be allowed in Japan.
How Japan’s Renewables-powered Olympics Could Kick Off a Global Race for Clean Energy
The organizers of the Tokyo Games are aiming to be powered by 100% renewable energy. How Japan's renewables-powered Olympics could kick off a global race for clean energy?
First Major U.S. Insurance Company to Stop Insuring and Investing in Coal
Chubb, the Largest Commercial Insurance Company in the U.S., Announces New Policy to Address Climate Change