Japan’s dirty energy secret

Written by 350.org

Leaders from the 20 biggest economies in the world are gathering in Japan for the Group of 20 Summit this month. It’s an opportunity for Japan to show climate leadership by stopping any new finance for coal development and rapidly shifting investment to safe, renewable energy.

But here’s Japan’s dirty secret: their banks are among the biggest funders of coal companies around the world, accelerating climate breakdown and exporting pollution and climate impacts on the poorest countries in the world.

Watch this video to learn more about the dirty chain of custody between Japan’s financial institutions and the dangerous impacts

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By 350.org

350 uses online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions to oppose new coal, oil and gas projects, take money out of the companies that are heating up the planet, and build 100% clean energy solutions that work for all. 350's network extends to 188 countries.

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