June 25, 2018

Organic Farming in Abandoned Farmland in Fukushima

Organic Farming in Abandoned Farmland in Fukushima
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Tokyo Shimbun newspaper, delivers news stories on reconstruction efforts in communities devastated by the earthquake and tsu...
Japanese Ministry Announces Follow-up Results of Climate Adaptation Measures
February 11, 2018
The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced on October 11, 2017, that i...
'Future Chart' City Visualizer Now Available for Municipalities in Japan
February 19, 2018
Professor Hidefumi Kurasaka and his team at Chiba University Graduate School ma...
Japanese Agency Analysis Shows Summer Warming and Drying in Arctic
June 18, 2018
The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) reported on ...
Science Council of Japan Releases Policy Recommendation:
January 9, 2018
The Science Council of Japan released on August 24, 2017, the deliberation res...
Tokyo, NTT Docomo Conduct Trial of Food Loss Reduction Program
May 27, 2018
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and NTT Docomo announced on January 15, 2018,...
New Method for Generating Power and Heat from Weeds, and Potential Agricultural Uses
May 4, 2018
A new power generation method using weeds as fuel has been developed in Japan....
TEPCO to Test New Service to Temporarily
May 23, 2018
A trial for a unique new service to virtually "keep" surplus power temporarily...
Over 2,000 Kodomo-Shokudo Cafeterias Providing Free or Discounted Meals to Children in Japan
June 5, 2018
A citizens' group, the Kodomo-Shokudo Safety and Security Improvement Committee...

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Shaping Japan's Energy toward 2050 Participating in the Round Table for Studying Energy Situations

Shaping Japan's Energy toward 2050 Participating in the Round Table for Studying Energy Situations



The Round Table for Studying Energy Situations recently wrapped up its discussions and put forward its recommendations. In this article, JFS founder Junko Edahiro shares with readers some of the important points that came up at the discussions. What do you think about these important points to keep in mind when considering long-term energy policies?


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