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2020/9/24 The Daily Prothom Alo Climate activists urge Japan to stop financing coal in Matarbari
2020/9/24 Insurance Business Asia Japanese insurers lagging behind on climate action, says eco group
2020/9/24 Insurance Business Asia Japanese insurers lagging behind on climate action, says eco group
2020/9/23 Environmental Finance Sompo is first Japanese insurer to introduce restrictions on coal (need sign in)
2020/8/21 The Business Standards  Civil society bodies oppose Tepco as consultant for reviewing Power System Master Plan
2020/8/20 The Daily Star ‘Do not consider TEPCO as consultant for reviewing Power System Master Plan’
2020/8/15 South China Morning Post China slow to curb coal financing as Japan, South Korea ‘accept new reality’ on phasing out fossil fuels
2020/07/15 Global Trade Review Japan’s plan to curb coal plant lending has major “loopholes”
2020/07/13 Financial Times Financial Times Japan vowsto slash financing ofcoal powerin developing world
2020/07/13 Carbon Brief Japan vows to slash financing of coal power in developing world
2020/07/10 Japan Today Japan to limit financing of overseas coal power plants
2020/06/18 Nikkei Asian Review Mizuho investors demand transparency on coal exposure
2020/06/15 The Business Standard NGOs from 18 countries urge Japan to stop financing Matarbari power plant
2020/05/13 Global Trade Review Mixed messages on fossil fuel funding by export credit agencies
2020/04/22 Asahi COVERING CLIMATE NOW: Japan’s exports of coal-fired thermal plants at a crossroads
2020/04/16 Asahi Mizuho to halt lending to new coal-fired plant projects

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2019/10/23 ASEAN Economist Asean coal power plant construction falls​
2019/10/15 The Straitstimes DBS urged not to fund Vietnam coal plant​
2019/10/11 Clean Technica Two New Coal Plants Cancelled In Botswana​
2019/09/22 The Japan Times Japan expected to repeat little more than past promises at U.N. Climate Action Summit​
2019/06/12 NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW After fending off eco-warriors, Asia Inc finds ‘ESG’ investors hard to ignore​
2019/03/28 Eco-Business While the world goes cool on coal, China plots climate-critical dirty energy push
2019/03/28 The Guardian Global ‘collapse’ in number of new coal-fired power plants

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2018/12/15 Radio-Canada Les champions et les championnes du climat​
2018/07/14 Business Standard NGOs hail Nippon Life for dropping coal finance​
2018/05/11 Bloomberg , Climate-Changed Cracks Emerge in Coal Haven as Insurers Mull Funding Curbs​

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2017/07/19 REUTERS “Japan, China, S. Korea bankroll Indonesia’s coal despite Paris pledge”​

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2016/04/01 Climate Progress “This Country Is Embracing Coal While The Rest Of The World Is Trying To Cut Emissions”​
2016/03/01 Number1 SHINBUN ”Is Coal the Answer to Japan’s Nuclear Aversion?”​

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2015/12/09 NHK World News COP21: The Coal Conundrum
2015/03/29 Japan Times Japan accused of financing coal-fired power plants

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2014/02/14 HuffPost Will Japan End Its International Isolation on Overseas Coal Lending?​

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