Climate change is the single greatest existential threat facing the Blue Pacific and the Indian Ocean, putting people and entire regional ecosystems at risk.
In sake brewing, temperature is key. Compelled by climate change, Michizakura brewery moved from its home of 143 years to Hokkaido. But others aren't so lucky.
For all its showmanship, some decisions made at COP are highly questionable. But Japan still has much to contribute to the global fight against climate change.
CNFs are the new ideal material: light yet durable fiber, made from wood material and associated with sustainability, decarbonization, and low environmental impacts.
“There are all kinds of climate-related changes happening now. Which is why I think the judging committee chose climate research,” says the new Nobel Laureate.
China is the world’s biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, responsible for one-third of the world’s total emissions, double that of the U.S.
As 2019 comes to a close, we at JAPAN Forward are reflecting on the stories that moved Japan this year, and the stories our...
Observers who were hoping for more discussions on the environment, plastic waste, and how to deal with climate change in general during the 2019...
Sumiko Takeuchi, Senior Fellow at the International Environment and Economy Institute, shares views on the outcomes of the recent COP28.
Despite the growing nuclear threat and waning US influence, Japan stays committed to its three non-nuclear principles while South Korea's stance is proactive.
The IPCC warns of the dire consequences of global warming. But for Japan, energy diversification — including clean coal technology — is a lifeline.
After COP27, letting China avoid paying for releasing the highest volume of pollutants globally would be the height of dishonesty.