June 23, 2016

The Story of Japan's First Citizen-Funded Wind Power Plant: The Path to Success

The Story of Japan's First Citizen-Funded Wind Power Plant: The Path to Success
After working for a municipality and a consumers' co-op, Toru Suzuki started a project to realize Japan's first citizen-funded wind power plant. He is currently director general of the Hokkaido Gree...
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Escape Road Construction Petition Submitted to Diet
March 10, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appe...
 
Fact or Fiction: Does Economic Growth Alleviate Joblessness and Poverty?
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Approximately 80% of Japanese people think that continued GDP growth is necess...
 
 
Miyama City Smart Community Wins 2015 Good Design Gold Award
April 25, 2016
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Miyama City, Fukuoka Prefecture, announced on October 30, 2015, that its MIYAMA...
 
Management Society for Promoting Well-Being at Work Established
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Koji Sakamoto, a professor at Hosei University Graduate School of Regional Poli...
 
 
Cabinet of Japan Decide to Make Full Use of Rainwater in Newly Constructed Buildings
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Discovery of Coastal Niño Phenomenon May Increase Accuracy of Climate Change Projections
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The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) announced on...
 
 
Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello Wins Minister's Award at 3rd Mottainai Awards for Food-Packaging Film
June 5, 2016
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The Japan Organics Recycling Association announced on February 18, 2016, the re...
 
Organic Itabashi Cotton Makes Full Circle Back to Hirono Town as Part of Disaster Reconstruction Efforts
June 16, 2016
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The Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is an article series in t...
 
 
 

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