Decarbonizing ADB: Coal Finance by ADB and Japan

Event: Yokohama 2017: Civil Society Program

Decarbonizing ADB: Coal Finance by ADB and Japan

05 May 2017
Author / Speaker: 
Yuki Tanabe, Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society - Other materials by the author

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The largest cause of carbon emission is coal. The International Energy Agency (IEA) notes that new coal-fired power plant cannot be built in order to meet the 2-degree goal. This presentation tackles ADB's position in coal emission from the perspective of a civil society organization. 

Geographical Focus: 
Regional - Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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