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New Asian lender can clear the air

  • Dwi Sawung
    Dwi Sawung

    Head campaigner of environmental group Wahana Lingkungan Indonesia (Walhi) on energy and urban issues

Jakarta | Wed, June 14, 2017 | 01:39 pm
New Asian lender can clear the air Based on research from Harvard University, if all planned coal plants begin operating, the increase in premature death will reach more than 15,000 lives every year in Indonesia. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM This week members of the newest international financial institution — the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) — will gather in South Korea for the launch of its energy strategy.

With around US$100 billion of capital at its disposal, its vision will help shape how our homes and cities are powered for decades to come. 

And this could not happen ...

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