May 25, 2015

Cabinet of Japan Decide to Make Full Use of Rainwater in Newly Constructed Buildings

Cabinet of Japan Decide to Make Full Use of Rainwater in Newly Constructed Buildings
On March 10, 2015, the Cabinet of Japan approved the wider usage of rainwater harvesting systems in newly constructed buildings by the state government or incorporated administrative agencies, aiming...
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Dreams for 1,000 Years Declared by JCC2015 at Civil Society Global Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
May 18, 2015
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The Japan Civil Society Organizations Coalition 2015 WCDRR (JCC2015) delivered ...
 
Fact or Fiction: Does Economic Growth Alleviate Joblessness and Poverty?
February 24, 2015
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Approximately 80% of Japanese people think that continued GDP growth is necess...
 
 
Tokyo Plans to Increase Renewable Energy Ratio to 20% by 2024
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The Tokyo Metropolitan area consumes huge amounts of electricity and energy to...
 
Younger Generations Showing Lower Happiness Levels -- Caused by Stress from Work?
January 21, 2015
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According to a 2014 White Paper by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and ...
 
 
MOE Publishes Cases of Water Footprint Calculations to Visualize Water Use
March 22, 2015
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The water we see in daily life is only a small part of the water cycle. A wate...
 
FutureCity Initiative Holds International Forum Overseas for First Time
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Japan's Cabinet Office and Cabinet Secretariat held its FutureCity Initiative I...
 
 
Asahi Breweries Education Program Wins Ministerial Award
May 5, 2015
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Asahi Breweries, Ltd., a major Japanese brewer, announced on January 13, 2015, ...
 
Simulated Experience of Managing an Evacuation Center
May 16, 2015
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The JKSK Yui-Yui Project, an initiative to support people in Japan who were af...
 
 
 

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