September 26, 2016

Offshore Wind Farms Installed Soon in Japan Sea, while Geothermal, Biomass Rise in Akita

Offshore Wind Farms Installed Soon in Japan Sea, while Geothermal, Biomass Rise in Akita
Projects are underway to construct offshore wind farms at three sites off the coast of Akita Prefecture, northern Japan. Wind power has been expanding on land, too, while a number of projects to dev...
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Escape Road Construction Petition Submitted to Diet
March 10, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appe...
 
Fact or Fiction: Does Economic Growth Alleviate Joblessness and Poverty?
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Approximately 80% of Japanese people think that continued GDP growth is necess...
 
 
Survey Shows More than 60% of Japanese Workers Want to Give Higher Priority to Personal Lives
September 8, 2016
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The Research Institute for Advancement of Living Standards in Japan released it...
 
 
Japanese NPO launches
July 4, 2016
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The organizing committee of Inochi no Mori (Forest of Life), an environmental i...
 
Railway Station to Set Industry Precedent by Procuring Power from Solar and Hydrogen
August 21, 2016
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Hydrogen as an energy source has been gathering increasing attention. In sprin...
 
 
Nippon Paper Wins Excellence Prize at Japan's Environmental Communication Awards for Biodiversity Reporting
August 6, 2016
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Nippon Paper Industries Co., a major paper manufacturer in Japan, announced on ...
 
Sharing Values of Food Self-Sufficiency to Answer Unfavorable Rumors
September 14, 2016
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The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
 
 

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