Where is Japan's green recovery?
As governments around the world implement stimulus packages to shore up their economies against the effects of the coronavirus, the idea of a green recovery has grown in popularity. But in Japan, criticized for its unambitious approach toward climate change, the concept appears missing.
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- 'Green recovery' offers Japan a chance to slash carbon emissions (Ryusei Takahashi, The Japan Times)
- Separating environmental issues from business matters in Japan (Philip Brasor, The Japan Times)
- Japan urged to boost green power to achieve Paris climate goals (Bloomberg via The Japan Times)
- Japan's climate change efforts hindered by Keidanren bias, study says (Reuters via The Japan Times)
- Think 2020's disasters are wild? 'It’s going to get a lot worse' (AP via The Japan Times)
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Photo: A satellite image shows Typhoon Haishen barreling toward Kyushu in September 2020. NASA VIA AP