Communities experiencing serious electricity shortage, especially those in eastern Japan, should see the importance of Kishida’s major policy shift.
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Pledging to decarbonize and reduce energy imports from Russia, signs point to Japan’s biggest change in nuclear policy since the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a wake-up call about the fragility of Japan’s energy security and the need for next-generation nuclear power development.
The government’s current power-saving measures signal defeat in energy policy, which should be a fundamental part of government function.
The reactors eyed by Prime Minister Kishida are in western Japan. The power pinch is in eastern Japan, including the Tokyo region.
What will the next few years of Japanese policy look like? Fumio Kishida gave indications of what to expect following the July 10 Upper House election...
The plaintiffs’ risk of receiving fatal injury by radiation is close to zero, far lower than socially weak people’s mortality risk from electricity price hikes.
With the hottest June in over 100 years, the Tokyo area is experiencing a power crunch. What options are there to improve the situation?
In the upcoming Upper House election, we should intensely scrutinize pledges made by political parties — that these are not just rhetoric designed to win votes.
Japan’s power supply will be stressed when the reserve power capacity ratio drops below the 3% safety margin in the coldest months of January and February.
China is the world’s number one greenhouse gas emitter, accounting for about one-third of the total in the entire world, but has shown no willingness to...