The Guardian: Japanese Green Energy Targets Threaten Australia’s Gas Exports

According to The Guardian, Japanese offshore wind power and hydrogen will replace Australian natural gas exports at a faster rate than the Aussie government expects. But if there is such…

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…

At last, a Plan B to stop global warming

Bjørn Lomborg writes on hisFacebook page about this story on WUWT: Newsbytes: Japan Stuns UN Climate Summit By Ditching CO2 Target The last twenty years of international climate negotiations have…

Newsbytes: Japan Stuns UN Climate Summit By Ditching CO2 Target

From Dr. Benny Peiser of the GWPF Rich Nations Block Push To Count Past CO2 Emissions At UN Climate Summit Japan set a new target for greenhouse gas emissions that…

Japan's 'Cool Hand Luke' moment for surface temperature

At NASA’s Climate 365, there is an interesting story posted with this statement and a graph: Some say scientists can’t agree on Earth’s temperature changes Each year, four international science…

New paleo calibration series done – enables more accurate calibration of radiocarbon datings

From the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres A sharper look into the past for archaeology and climate research Annual strata in the Japanese Lake Suigetsu enable a more accurate…

Mann's 'hockey stick' claims of the MWP and LIA being local were refuted years before it was published

Pierre Gosselin at NoTricksZone reports: Geologist Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt found a Japanese tree-ring temperature reconstruction from 1995, one that should have been heeded by the IPCC and Michael…

Why, yes, linking climate change to Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes DOES seem "to be bordering on the insane"

Don’t worry, this guy is just trying to sell a book conveniently located on the left sidebar of the Guardian. I hear there’s a two for one special with Chariots…

Was the Northeast Passage first navigated in 1660?

If true, it suggests periods of reduced Arctic sea ice during that time that made this feat possible. Reposted from the blog Ecotretas with permission   A graphical comparison between…

Interesting presentations from the Nagoya Workshop on the Relationship between Solar Activity and Climate Changes

As the sun goes blank today, just 15 months from the expected Cycle 24 solar maximum, Dr. Leif Svalgaard writes in to advise me of the presentations made in the…

A Japanese Puzzle

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A reader who posts under the name “tokyoboy” sent a link to a very interesting sea level record from the Japanese Meteorological Agency. It covers…

Possible earthquake early warning signal discovered

From the AGU: An atmospheric precursor to the recent Japan megaquake Most scientists believe that earthquakes are inherently unpredictable, and reports of various kinds of earthquake precursor signals have been…

I'll never be able to eat Kobe beef again

Willis recently wrote about The Long View of Feeding the Planet and all I can say about this idea below is that it is too long wrong. But, this is exactly…

New quake, Tsunami warning for Japan

From AP via chicoer.com TOKYO — Japan was rattled by a strong aftershock and tsunami warning Thursday night nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern…

The negligent promotion of nuclear panic

It pains me to see large parts of the media still hyperventilating over the very modest amounts of radioactive material coming from the Fukushima Daiichi plant on the east coast…