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石炭に偏る日本、「7つの業界」が政策に大きく関与 英団体が調査

07 Aug 2020

[東京 7日 ロイター] - 英国の非営利組織インフルエンスマップはこのほど、国内総生産(GDP)の1割に満たないごく一部の業界が、日本の気候変動・エネルギー政策に大きな影響を与えているとする調査をまとめた。

訂正-石炭に偏る日本、「7つの業界」が政策に大きく関与 英団体が調査

07 Aug 2020

[東京 7日 ロイター] - 英国の非営利組織インフルエンスマップはこのほど、国内総生産(GDP)の1割に満たないごく一部の業界が、日本の気候変動・エネルギー政策に大きな影響を与えているとする調査をまとめた。

Japan's climate change efforts hindered by biased business lobby: study

06 Aug 2020

TOKYO Japan's powerful business lobby Keidanren is dominated by energy-intensive sectors that represent less than 10% of the economy, resulting in national policies that favour coal and hindering attempts to combat climate change, a new study said.

Japan's climate change efforts hindered by biased business lobby -study

05 Aug 2020

TOKYO, Aug 5 Japan's powerful business lobby Keidanren is dominated by energy-intensive sectors that represent less than 10% of the economy, resulting in national policies that favour coal and hindering attempts to combat climate change, a new study said.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Oil prices rise as U.S. crude inventories show large drop

05 Aug 2020

TOKYO, Aug 5 Oil prices rose on Wednesday after inventory data showed a big drop in U.S. crude stocks although gains were capped by concerns over fuel demand with mounting global COVID-19 cases.

Japan tightens rules on support for overseas coal-fired plants

09 Jul 2020

TOKYO The Japanese government on Thursday said it will tighten state-backed financing criteria for overseas coal-fired power plants after facing criticism over its support for the dirtiest fossil fuel

Japan's investment drive in LNG faces risk of souring: study

02 Jul 2020

TOKYO Japan's banks and public agencies have funnelled nearly $25 billion into liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects since 2017 but the investments may sour as prices plummet from the COVID-19 pandemic and as climate change risks rise, a new study shows.

Japan companies call on government to accelerate low-carbon shift in coronavirus recovery

25 Jun 2020

TOKYO Aeon Co., Asia's largest retailer, Fujitsu, Ricoh Co. and other firms called on Japan's government to accelerate a shift to renewable energy and a zero carbon economy during the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Mizuho shareholders reject first climate motion put to a Japanese company

25 Jun 2020

TOKYO Shareholders in Mizuho Financial Group Inc on Thursday rejected a motion for it to align its business to the Paris Agreement, the global pact to fight climate change and its effects.

Oil prices steady amid signs of demand coming back after coronavirus

23 Jun 2020

TOKYO Oil prices were steady on Tuesday, holding onto the previous session's gains, amid more signs of fuel demand picking up after the depths of the coronavirus pandemic as major crude producers continue to stick to supply cuts.

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