Energy / Climate Change

Japan's energy policies have been in flux since the huge earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 shook the very foundations of Japan’s energy supply. All nuclear plants were shut down, and power generation from fossil fuels skyrocketed. Business and local initiatives gave renewables a huge boost. Now talk of restarting nuclear plants is gaining momentum. Meanwhile, we need to address climate change, brought on by overuse of fossil fuels. Read here for updates on energy- and climate-related efforts by governments, industry and citizens.
Nov 20, 2017
Sewage systems play an important role in making our lives safe and comfortable...
Oct 25, 2017
Takenaka Corp., a leading Japanese construction company, announced on May 17, 2...
Oct 18, 2017
Japan's Ministry of the Environment announced on July 25, 2017, that it had dra...
METI Releases Case Examples of Smart Communities
Oct 14, 2017
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) released on June 23, 2017, i...
Radiation Literacy Essential
Oct 4, 2017
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
Implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement: A Report on Japan's Round Table for Studying Energy Situations
Sep 29, 2017
To launch discussions on the nation's Strategic Energy Plan, Japan's Agency fo...
Micro Hydro as Farmland Protection against Wild Animals
Sep 27, 2017
Simple and easy-to-install micro hydro generators are being introduced on a bro...
Fujitsu Establishes Medium- to Long-Term Environmental Vision Through 2050
Sep 22, 2017
The Fujitsu Group released the FUJITSU Climate and Energy Vision, a medium- to...
Japan-CLP Supports Participation in International Business Initiatives
Aug 8, 2017
Japan Climate Leaders' Partnership (Japan-CLP) announced on April 25, 2017, the...
Bringing Shared Visions to Community Reconstruction
Jul 27, 2017
The JKSK Yui-Yui Project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
NEDO Releases First Web-Based Integrated Wind Information System 'NeoWins' for Supporting Offshore Wind Energy Development in Japan
Jul 24, 2017
Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) re...

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