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【News】JBC publishes newspaper ad questioning Green Transformation (GX)

2023.01.10

【News】JBC publishes newspaper ad questioning Green Transformation (GX)

JBC published newspaper ads in December that illustrate how the Japanesegovernment's GX policy moves in a direction against climate change countermeasures.

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (January 4, 2023)

2023.01.04

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (January 4, 2023)

Currently, 169 coal-fired power units are operating in Japan.

【News】Kimiko Hirata selected as one of BBC’s 100 Women 2022

2022.12.13

【News】Kimiko Hirata selected as one of BBC’s 100 Women 2022

Kimiko Hirata has been selected as one of the BBC’s 100 Women 2022. Described as a "Climate Campaigner", her contributions are highlighted in the BBC's list.

【News】COP27 concludes without progress on GHG reductions

2022.12.05

【News】COP27 concludes without progress on GHG reductions

COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, concluded on November 20. While the agreement to establish financial support specifically for loss and damage caused by climate change was a major achievement, no progress was made on measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

【News】While the world phases out coal, more coal-fired power plants start up in Japan

2022.11.29

【News】While the world phases out coal, more coal-fired power plants start up in Japan

In November, a new large-scale coal-fired power plant (Misumi Power Station Unit 2) started operation and another (Saijo Power Station Unit 1) began firing. How will Japan, which has begun operating new coal-fired power plants one after another without presenting a phase-out plan, be viewed by the rest of the world?

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【News】JBC publishes newspaper ad questioning Green Transformation (GX)

2023.01.10

【News】JBC publishes newspaper ad questioning Green Transformation (GX)

JBC published newspaper ads in December that illustrate how the Japanesegovernment's GX policy moves in a direction against climate change countermeasures.

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (January 4, 2023)

2023.01.04

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (January 4, 2023)

Currently, 169 coal-fired power units are operating in Japan.

【News】Kimiko Hirata selected as one of BBC’s 100 Women 2022

2022.12.13

【News】Kimiko Hirata selected as one of BBC’s 100 Women 2022

Kimiko Hirata has been selected as one of the BBC’s 100 Women 2022. Described as a "Climate Campaigner", her contributions are highlighted in the BBC's list.

【News】COP27 concludes without progress on GHG reductions

2022.12.05

【News】COP27 concludes without progress on GHG reductions

COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, concluded on November 20. While the agreement to establish financial support specifically for loss and damage caused by climate change was a major achievement, no progress was made on measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (December 1, 2022)

2022.12.01

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (December 1, 2022)

Japan Beyond Coal database update: Currently 169 units are operating and 5 units are planned/under construction in Japan.

【News】While the world phases out coal, more coal-fired power plants start up in Japan

2022.11.29

【News】While the world phases out coal, more coal-fired power plants start up in Japan

In November, a new large-scale coal-fired power plant (Misumi Power Station Unit 2) started operation and another (Saijo Power Station Unit 1) began firing. How will Japan, which has begun operating new coal-fired power plants one after another without presenting a phase-out plan, be viewed by the rest of the world?

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (November 4, 2022)

2022.11.04

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (November 4, 2022)

The Chugoku Electric Power started commercial operation of the Misumi Power Station Unit 2 on November 1. Thus, the number of units currently operating has become 169.

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (November 1, 2022)

2022.11.01

【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (November 1, 2022)

There have been no changes in October to the number of coal-fired power plants operating in Japan. There are 168 units currently operating.

【News】Hydrogen/Ammonia, CCS/CCUS related information

2022.10.21

【News】Hydrogen/Ammonia, CCS/CCUS related information

JBC provides a list of reports and papers on the technologies related to Japan's decarbonization strategy.

【News】Climate actions held nationwide in Japan on September 23

2022.09.30

【News】Climate actions held nationwide in Japan on September 23

On September 23, Japanese youth organized climate actions in 34 locations throughout Japan, with support and participation from over 150 organizations.

【News】Japanese GX strategy’s false solutions are steeped in fossil fuels

2022.09.26

【News】Japanese GX strategy’s false solutions are steeped in fossil fuels

The Japanese government has been discussing "Green Transformation (GX)" to achieve a decarbonized society, but this includes false solutions that focus on technologies not ready for practical use, which would delay Japan's transition away from dependence on fossil fuels.