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Anti-coal campaigners of Asia to Indian Minister Piyush Goyal: Coal is not the Answer

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May 21, 2017

Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD)

Anti-coal campaigners of Asia to Indian Minister Piyush Goyal:

Coal is not the Answer

In response to a statement by India’s coal minister Piyush Goyal that the Paris Agreement on climate change does not stop any country from meeting its energy needs from whatever source it may choose, the Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD), a regional alliance that campaigns against coal use and financing said that “the right to development, including energy access, does not mean the right to worsen global warming and destroy existing ecosystems”. 

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