Mitsubishi Financial Group says it will no longer finance new coal plant construction

first_imgMitsubishi Financial Group says it will no longer finance new coal plant construction FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Reuters:Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework.MUFG, one of the world’s largest banks by assets, said the decision will gradually reduce the balance of its exposure to coal power station projects.The company could make exceptions where governments need to build plants to meet local electricity demand, an MUFG spokesman said.It will take a cautious approach to the coal-fired power generation projects for which the bank has started considering financing before July 1, it said in a statement.In an original policy framework issued a year ago, MUFG said it would provide financing to coal-fired power projects in line with international guidelines.In the revised policy, the banking group added forestry, palm oil and coal mining to its “restricted transactions” list, saying it may ask clients to obtain globally recognized certification.More: Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projectslast_img read more

76ers vs. Warriors: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

first_imgStephen Curry hit his first six attempts from beyond the arc to finish the night with 26 points while DeMarcus Cousins chipped in 22 points in just his fifth game back since missing almost a year with a torn left Achilles’ tendon.MORE: Watch 76ers vs. Warriors live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)Philadelphia (32-18) occupies the fourth position in the Eastern Conference and will be playing its third of four games away from Wells Fargo Center. Joel Embiid is stringing together a career year as the big man ranks sixth in the NBA in scoring and third in rebounds entering Wednesday’s games.   The Warriors and 76ers both average more than 115 points per game and own the first- and fourth-best scoring offenses in the league, respectively. The teams have yet to face each other in the 2018-19 season, but Golden State has not dropped a game to Philadelphia in the last 10 contests. It’s home sweet home for the Warriors as they return to Oracle Arena fresh off an undefeated five-game road trip.Golden State (36-14) is riding an 11-game winning streak since a Jan. 3 overtime loss to the Rockets. The Warriors enter with a 1.5-game advantage over Denver for the top spot in the Western Conference coming off a 132-100 rout of Indiana on Monday. When is the 76ers vs. Warriors game?The 76ers play the Warriors on Thursday, Jan. 31. Tipoff is set for 10:30 p.m. ET.76ers vs. Warriors TV channel, live streamThe game will be broadcast nationally on TNT. It can also be streamed live online with fuboTV, which offers a free trial.Where is 76ers vs. Warriors being played? Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., is the site of Thursday’s contest. The Warriors have excelled at home this season, boasting an 18-6 record in Oracle, while the 76ers are just 11-13 on the road.last_img read more