Japan relies on overseas imports for most of its energy resources; its energy security must not be compromised by the escalating tensions in Ukraine.
The president of Hiroshima-based Tsuneishi Kamtecs talks about going beyond carbon neutral and the industry’s role in cleaning up the world for our children.
The destruction of natural fields and woodlands and their important satoyama features can only be stopped by reinvigorating nuclear power.
Carbon dioxide emissions would be about 30% lower than they are now if reactors 2 and 3 of Chugoku Electric Power’s nuclear plant are started.
The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest cause of inflation now, but “greenflation” in the shift toward carbon neutral is also a clear factor.
The establishment of the new COP guidelines will also allow Japan to actively support decarbonization projects in developing countries by sharing its clean coal technology.
Japan is a pioneer in energy conservation. Prime Minister Kishida must showcase Japan’s optimal technology that will help achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
Methane is a greenhouse gas even stronger than carbon dioxide that should be recovered to keep it from exacerbating global warming.
Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi rules out nuclear and thermal power, but does not answer how he intends to supply power in a stable manner. Failure to...
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.
The Arctic is home to 13% of the world’s crude oil and 30% of the world’s natural gas. Japan will have to establish an advantage over...
Without it, the Kansai region’s electricity reserve will decline, putting wide regions at risk of power outages.