バングラデシュ・マタルバリにおける日本の石炭火力発電所事業の中止に関するマイティー・アースの声明

昨日、日本政府は海外石炭ファイナンスの終了を発表し、マタバリ2石炭火力発電所事業の中止が決定しました。マタバリ2石炭火力発電所事業は、日本が石炭ファイナンスを辞められずにいることの象徴でした。世界的なキャンペーンが展開された後、2月28日に住友商事が建設請負から撤退したことで、このプロジェクトが中止される可能性が高くなっていました。


VICTORY: Mighty Earth Statement on the Cancellation of Japanese Coal Plant at Matarbari, Bangladesh

Yesterday, the Japanese government announced an end to their overseas coal finance, resulting in the cancellation of the Matarbari 2 coal power plant. 


Victory! Sumitomo Corporation Withdraws from Matarbari 2 Coal Plant Project

On February 28, 2022, Sumitomo Corporation announced a revision to its climate policy closing the loophole to its "no new coal" pledge. That exception would have allowed the company to proceed with the proposed Matarbari 2 power plant (units 3& 4) in Bangladesh.


Sumitomo Faces Shareholder Revolt Over Empty Climate Action Rhetoric

Might Earth Report Underscores Investor Concerns at Fossil Fuel Dependence
(Washington D.C) –Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo Corporation will face unprecedented investor pressure at its Annual General Meeting on June 18 for its failure to take adequate steps to reduce its massive global carbon emissions footprint, the Washington, D.C. environmental campaign organization Mighty Earth said today.


Progress on Climate – Sumitomo Pulling Out of Australian Coal Mine

Tokyo. Mighty Earth praises Sumitomo Corporation’s recent announcement it would sell its stake in the Rolleston thermal coal mine in Queensland, Australia.


Joint Statement re: 2021 Revisions to Biomass Plan Development Guidelines (Japan’s Feed-in-Tariff)

Japan’s revised guidelines for biomass power generation are inadequate regarding climate change and biodiversity. We urge the speedy adoption of greenhouse gas emission limits and stronger criteria regarding the environmental sustainability of biomass fuel.