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Citizens of Kobe in Japan have stood up to stop the construction of a coal-fired power plant.
This court challenge seeks an injunction against plans to build a coal-fired power plant that would pollute the air and accelerate climate change. Citizens living in the region have launched it to demand that the companies and government stop the construction and operation.

Upcoming schedule

Date Time Civil or Government case Details Venue
August 20, 2019 (Tue) 11:00〜 Civil  4th court date(observers permitted)
Briefing planned afterwards
Kobe District Court Room 101
July 3, 2019 (Wed) 15:00〜 Government  3rd court date(observers permitted)
Briefing planned afterwards
Osaka District Court Room 202


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Kobe Climate Case – website launched!

In 2018, residents launched two lawsuits seeking injunctions to stop construction of two coal power plant units in Kobe City, Japan. This website provides updates and related information each lawsuit. For eachcase, please click the links below. What we want Case against companies: Civil Lawsuit Case against government: Administrative Lawsuit