NYK Line announced its wood chip carrier DAIO AUSTRAL successfully used biofuel to reduce CO2 emissions while shipping cargo to Vietnam.
A startup developed a new bioplastic made from underutilized components of plant and wood waste, with a carbon footprint smaller than conventional plastic.
Corporate efforts to reduce carbon emissions are increasingly targeting the production process, not only at major corporations, but even at craft breweries.
There have been 21 Japanese prime ministers in 40 years, but only 3 served lengthy terms. It is no coincidence that powerful bull markets took place...
150 years since Japan's first train line opened, all private railway companies are beset by problems. The government, like in Europe, may want to step in.
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.