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Japan doubles down on coal power

But trading houses are cutting or freezing investments in the dirtiest fossil fuel


AS most developed economies turn their back on coal, Japan is burning record amounts for electricity generation and plans to use even more of the dirtiest fossil fuel to fill the gap after the Fukushima disaster paralysed its nuclear sector.

But as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's...

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