Cities, towns make use of local characteristics for decarbonization
The Environment Ministry in April selected 26 sites in 19 prefectures as decarbonization leading are...
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Sustainable aviation fuel taking off worldwide
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Mitsubishi to enter green hydrogen business in Europe through Dutch subsidiary
Mitsubishi Corp. will enter the green hydrogen business in collaboration with companies such as Brit...
April 7, 2022
The world is running out of options to hit climate goals, U.N. report shows
The world is on track to blaze past a crucial climate target within eight years, some of the planet'...
April 5, 2022
Say goodbye to free plastic utensils, amenities as law to reduce plastic waste comes into effect in Japan
From April 1, retailers and hotels in Japan will be required to charge for utensils and amenities ma...
March 31, 2022
Raicho rock ptarmigan breeding project succeeding across Japan
A project to breed Japanese rock ptarmigan, a bird species designated by the central government as a...
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Nonwoven mask found in green turtle’s excrement off Japan’s Iwate Prefecture
A nonwoven mask was found in the excrement of a green turtle caught in August off Iwate Prefecture, ...
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OECD: Global plastic disposal nearly doubled over 19 years
Global plastic production and disposal almost doubled between 2000 and 2019, while only 9% of the pl...
February 27, 2022
Rare Okinawa bird bouncing back
NAHA — Forty years have passed since researchers discovered the Okinawa rail, a rare, flightless bir...
January 31, 2022
Kobe river facilitates urban microhydropower generation
KOBE — Electricity is being generated by microhydropower in Nada Ward, Kobe, using the rapid current...
January 26, 2022
Treated water release deemed safe but local entities need convincing
Nuclear regulators have endorsed a plan to release treated radioactive water stored at the crippled ...
May 19, 2022
Fukushima treated water’s effect on humans sufficiently small, TEPCO says
The Nuclear Regulatory Authority has thoroughly evaluated the effects of treated water on the human ...
May 19, 2022
Japan seen lagging in coronavirus research papers
Japan ranked 16th in the world in terms of cited papers on novel coronavirus research as of June 20...
May 16, 2022
Researchers building submarine robot to exterminate problematic jellyfish
A researcher team has been working on the development of a submarine robot that exterminates jellyfi...
May 15, 2022
Airborne microplastics being studied by Japanese researchers
The spread of microplastics not only in seas and rivers but in the air as well is a cause for concer...
May 11, 2022
Large-scale CT system to be main feature of Fukushima Prefecture research center
The government will conduct research and development to build a large-scale computed tomography (CT)...
April 4, 2022
Japan, U.S. join hands on fast reactor project despite differing goals
Japan and the United States have agreed to cooperate in the development of a next-generation fast re...
January 27, 2022
Talks advance on Japanese role in Wyoming fast reactor project
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. signed Wednesday a memorandum o...
January 27, 2022
Tonga volcano damage glimpsed in satellite images
GENEVA/JAKARTA — The United Nations Satellite Center (UNOSAT) on Monday released satellite images sh...
January 18, 2022
Japan, U.S. to cooperate on core tech development for next-gen fast reactors
Japan and the United States will work together to develop technology related to core equipment and s...
January 9, 2022
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