Where is Japan's green recovery?

Sep 16, 2020, 10:00 AM

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.

Staff reporter Ryusei Takahashi joins Oscar Boyd to discuss the idea, opportunities and difficulties of a green recovery in Japan.

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Photo: A satellite image shows Typhoon Haishen barreling toward Kyushu in September 2020. NASA VIA AP