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Japan’s reliance on coal, especially clean tech, poses costly challenge to cut emissions

Date of Release: 
Jul 30 2015

Japan will depend on new coal technology that’s more than twice the cost of traditional plants to meet its targets on reducing global warming pollution.

In a plan formally adopted earlier in July, Japan said it expects coal to generate about a quarter of the nation’s electricity by 2030.

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Japan’s Coal Hunger Poses Costly Challenge to Emissions

Date of Release: 
Jul 30 2015

Japan will depend on new coal technology that’s more than twice the cost of traditional plants to meet its targets on reducing global warming pollution.

In a plan formally adopted earlier this month, Japan said it expects coal to generate about a quarter of the nation’s electricity by 2030.

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