Policy / Systems / Technology

Innovations in technologies, policies and systems are needed to achieve a sustainable society. What kinds of policies and schemes are being developed in Japan? Do such policies and schemes contribute to sustainability? What kinds of environmental technologies have been developed lately? This section covers such information.
Sep 19, 2016
Japan has a program in which Japanese citizens living anywhere can donate mone...
Aug 21, 2016
Hydrogen as an energy source has been gathering increasing attention. In sprin...
Aug 3, 2016
The Japanese government is promoting technological development to emphasize th...
Discovery of Coastal Niño Phenomenon May Increase Accuracy of Climate Change Projections
Jun 10, 2016
The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) announced on...
Efforts Underway to Popularize the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Japan
May 26, 2016
The United Nations (UN) Information Centre of Japan announced on March 2, 2016,...
Utilizing Typhoon Power to Generate Electricity with Magnus Effect-Based Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines
May 14, 2016
Initiatives are underway to accelerate the spread of wind power in Japan by de...
LIXIL, Fuji Xerox Win 2015 Energy Conservation Awards
Apr 17, 2016
The Energy Conservation Center, Japan, announced on January 19, 2016, the winne...
Thailand to Produce Biofuel Using Japanese Biotechnology
Mar 25, 2016
Biotechnologies from Japanese companies will play an important role in Thailan...
Researcher Succeed in Generating Electricity Using Ammonia-Fired Gas Turbine: One Step Closer to Hydrogen Power
Mar 20, 2016
Researchers recently announced that they have successfully generated 41.8 kilo...
Toward Sustainable Development Goals - Talk with 15-Year-Olds
Mar 7, 2016
Ugoku/Ugokasu (GCAP Japan), a national coalition of the Global Call to Action A...
Small City Wants to Become 'Big Experimental City' with New Pilot Programs
Mar 4, 2016
Katsuragi City of Nara Prefecture and Ricoh Japan, an office equipment sales c...
Open 2030 Project to Create Sustainable Actions for Future
Jan 22, 2016
The production and consumption cycle, which has existed for many years, is clo...
LIXIL and Tohoku University Unveil Toilet Lighting System That Works Even in Blackouts
Aug 17, 2015
Since July 2014, LIXIL, a Japanese living and housing solutions company, and To...

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