What are the G7 outcomes for the climate, and what should we expect in the coming months? We highlight some of the main points below.
“The region’s environmental issues have become security issues,” says concerned Iwakuni City Council member Takashi Ishimoto.
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.
Aging thermal plants are being shut down as Japan seeks decarbonization, but solar power facilities are unable to operate during the foul winter weather.
To achieve decarbonization and sustain it, you have to use nuclear power in coordination with hydroelectricity or other sources.
The destruction of natural fields and woodlands and their important satoyama features can only be stopped by reinvigorating nuclear power.
A weekly magazine story reports the prominent Diet member berating a bureaucrat about the risks of nuclear energy. The author examines his possible motives.
In the buildup to this week’s LDP leadership election, one of the biggest debate topics is the positions of the candidates on nuclear power and renewable...
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...
Pursuing a decarbonized society at low cost could have damaging effects on the Japanese archipelago.