U.S. exit from Paris accord might harm Japan’s emissions-cutting drive

The Environment Ministry sees the policy as effective and had recently set up a panel to explore the issue. But the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), the nation’s biggest business lobby, is strongly opposed to the policy, saying carbon pricing has …
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