• Kyodo

  • SHARE

The Environment Ministry wants the industry ministry to have Tokyo Electric Power Co. postpone its planned tender to choose suppliers of electricity generated by coal-fired thermal plants, sources said.

The Environment Ministry is apparently concerned about the effects on global warming as coal-fired thermal power produces more carbon dioxide than other forms of thermal power generation, but the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to reject the request, the sources said Monday.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)