NASA, Government of Japan Formalize Gateway Partnership for Artemis Program

The agreement also marks NASA’s intent to provide crew opportunities for Japanese astronauts to the Gateway, which will be determined following additional discussions, and documented in a future arrangement.

New Japan PM Pledges to Match China’s Zero Carbon 2050 Initiative

Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has pledged to go carbon neutral by 2050. My question, with a population density of 899 people per square mile, where do they plan…

Covid-19 and Climate Change: Asia’s Policy Choices in the Age of ‘Crisis’

Guest repost from Forbes by Tilak Doshi The Asian continent spans a vast geographical area. The novel coronavirus emerged in the eastern part – Wuhan, China – and quickly spread…

Japan: Back to the Fossil Fueled Future!

Guest MJaGA! by David Middleton MjaGA = Making Japan Great Again From the Midget Oligarch Reporting On News Service (MORONS)… EconomicsJapan Goes Into Reverse on Going GreenThe country abandoned nuclear…

How Japan’s ancient trees could tell the future

From The BBC At his laboratory in a wooded grove in northern Kyoto, Takeshi Nakatsuka holds up a vacuum sealed bag. Inside, bobbing in a bath of brown water, is…

Sea level oscillations in Japan and China since the start of the 20th century and consequences for coastal management – Part 1: Japan

Albert Parker https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.12.031 Highlights Japan has strong quasi-20 and quasi-60 years low frequencies sea level fluctuations. These periodicities translate in specific length requirements of tide gauge records. 1894/1906 to present,…

Why Japan finds coal hard to quit

Addiction to coal-fired power undermines Tokyo’s green credentials From Nikkei Asian Review ERI SUGIURA and AKANE OKUTSU, Nikkei staff writers November 21, 2018 15:17 JST TOKYO/KOBE, Japan — In Japan’s…

The Sky is Falling Friday Part 2: Why Japan's coastal zones might be disappearing due to climate change

Public Release: 13-Jul-2017 Projections of future beach loss in Japan due to sea-level rise and uncertainties in projected beach loss World Scientific As G20 Summit 2017 drew to a close,…

Is Greenpeace facing its Warsawgrad?

Guest opinion by Fred F. Mueller In large-scale wars, there are sometimes prolonged periods of fierce clashes with neither side being able to place the decisive blow that will ultimately…

United Nations climate conference tells business: support us on climate change

By Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times Business must lobby governments to fight climate change, according to the United Nations. On November 14th as part of the current…