Japan calls for developing world natural gas projects to be funded

Economy

Japan on Friday called on international financial institutions to continue supporting natural gas projects in developing countries if they are deemed in each case to be the most effective means to reduce greenhouse emissions. The proposal was made during a virtual meeting of the Development Committee, a joint panel of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, according to the Japanese government. Emphasizing the importance of making "collective efforts" to reduce emissions in developing countries toward the Paris agreement's goal of limiting global warming to below 1.5 C, the Japanes...

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