Japan Says It’s Delivered $17.4 Billion of Climate Finance

Japan has delivered $17.4 billion of so-called fast-start finance to developing nations for projects that fight and mitigate the impact of climate change, the nation’s ambassador for environmental issues said.

Masahiko Horie, speaking at a briefing at United Nations global warming talks in Doha, said the sum exceeded the $15 billion the government pledged in 2010. The spending covers both public and private funds invested through Oct. 31.

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