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Japan and South Korea calling for coal

The climate agreement last week does not have a big impact on Japan and South Korea's plans for over 60 new coal plants. Both countries make the polluting energy source a main priority.

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TOKYO

While the international community has just entered into a historical agreement in Paris, the message from both Japan and South Korea is the exact opposite - over the course of the next ten years, the two nations combined will open at least 60 new coal plants.

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