A climate change advisory panel has called on Japan’s foreign minister to rethink the country’s pro-coal policies and funding for new plants both at home and abroad because they are obstructing international climate talks, according to The Japan Times.
The nine-member panel, made up of business leaders, researchers and conservationists, presented a document to Foreign Minister Taro Kono in which they argued Japan’s energy diplomacy should switch to make renewables its central pillar.
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