Reported Japan coal shutdown could make major dent in CO2 emissions

Published 11:23 on July 2, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:33 on July 2, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Japan  /  No Comments

Japan is planning to close or mothball up to 100 coal-fired power plants, according to unconfirmed media reports Thursday, a move observers say could slash the nation’s CO2 emissions by as much as 9%.

Japan is planning to close or mothball up to 100 coal-fired power plants, according to unconfirmed media reports Thursday, a move observers say could slash the nation’s CO2 emissions by as much as 9%.

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