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MHI Thermal Systems Receives ‘2021 Minister of the Environment Award for Climate Action’ for ‘Q-ton Circulation’ Air-to-Water Heat Pump

TOKYO, Nov 25, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received 2021 Minister of the Environment for Climate Action Award sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment for its “Q-ton Circulation,” an air-to-water heat pump […]

NEC Signs the “Business Ambition for 1.5 degrees Celsius Pledge”

TOKYO, Oct 26, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has signed the “Business Ambition for 1.5degC Pledge,” aiming to keep the rise in global temperature within 1.5degC. The Business Ambition for 1.5degC Pledge is a campaign led by the United Nations Global Compact(1), We Mean Business(2), and the Science Based […]

Xi calls for efforts to improve global environmental governance

Aerial photo taken on April 7, 2021 shows volunteers patrolling the lake to keep the water clean in Wuzhuang Village of Chun'an County, east China's Zhejiang province. (MAO YONGFEGN/XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday that the international community should work together with unprecedented ambition and action to strive for a fair and […]

Xi: China to phase down coal consumption in next decade

Xi: China to phase down coal consumption in next decade

BEIJING – China will strictly control coal-fired power generation projects and limit the increase in coal consumption over the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), President Xi Jinping said on Thursday while addressing the Leaders Summit on Climate via video link from Beijing. During the 15th Five-Year Plan period (2026-2030), China will phase down coal consumption, […]

China takes steps to streamline administration, boost economy

People walk inside of a shopping mall during lunch time in Beijing on April 14, 2021. (NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP) BEIJING – China on Thursday released a guideline on advancing reforms to streamline administration and delegate power amid efforts to improve the business environment and push high-quality development. Introduced by the General Office of the […]

China calls for sound Myanmar environment to solve differences

China calls for sound Myanmar environment to solve differences

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday that the international community should create a sound external environment for Myanmar to properly resolve the differences. China hopes that all parties in Myanmar will properly handle their differences under the constitutional and legal framework, and maintain political and social stability Wang Wenbin, foreign ministry spokespman Spokesperson […]