Climate Change

Implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement: A Report on Japan's Round Table for Studying Energy Situations

September 29, 2017

Newsletter

 

Implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement: A Report on Japan's Round Table for Studying Energy Situations

To launch discussions on the nation's Strategic Energy Plan, Japan's Agency fo...
 
Fujitsu Establishes Medium- to Long-Term Environmental Vision Through 2050

September 22, 2017

Corporate

 

Fujitsu Establishes Medium- to Long-Term Environmental Vision Through 2050

The Fujitsu Group released the FUJITSU Climate and Energy Vision, a medium- to...
 
Japan-CLP Supports Participation in International Business Initiatives

August 8, 2017

Corporate

 

Japan-CLP Supports Participation in International Business Initiatives

Japan Climate Leaders' Partnership (Japan-CLP) announced on April 25, 2017, the...
 
Japan's Greenhouse Gas Emissions in FY2015 Fall to FY2010 Levels, Conservation and Renewables Cited as Contributors

June 28, 2017

Climate Change

 

Japan's Greenhouse Gas Emissions in FY2015 Fall to FY2010 Levels, Conservation and Renewables Cited as Contributors

The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced on December 6, 2016, prelimi...
 
High School Students Win Special Award for Developing Carbon-Offsetting Products

May 9, 2017

Climate Change

 

High School Students Win Special Award for Developing Carbon-Offsetting Products

The Nanyo Company Club of Nanyo Senior High School in Kyoto was awarded a Speci...
 
First Green Bonds Issued by TMG Sell Out on Same Day

May 4, 2017

Money

 

First Green Bonds Issued by TMG Sell Out on Same Day

Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) issued its first green bonds on November 24...
 
Japan Announces its Assistance Initiatives for Climate Action Plans in Developing Countries

April 25, 2017

Climate Change

 

Japan Announces its Assistance Initiatives for Climate Action Plans in Developing Countries

The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced "Japan's Assistance Initiat...
 
Fujitsu ICT Contributes to Approximately 40 Million-Ton Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

December 19, 2016

Corporate

 

Fujitsu ICT Contributes to Approximately 40 Million-Ton Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Fujitsu Ltd., a major Japanese information technology equipment and services pr...
 
Research Institutes Collaborate to Create Global Map of CO2 Emissions from Soil

October 23, 2016

Climate Change

 

Research Institutes Collaborate to Create Global Map of CO2 Emissions from Soil

The Japanese Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute announced on March...
 
Japan's Environment Ministry Announces Proposals for Reducing GHG Emissions

August 26, 2016

Energy Policy

 

Japan's Environment Ministry Announces Proposals for Reducing GHG Emissions

The Ministry of Environment (MOE) of Japan announced on February 28, 2016, a p...
 
Auto Sales Industry Cooperates to Tackle Social Responsibility: Examples from Yamagata, Japan

August 14, 2016

Newsletter

 

Auto Sales Industry Cooperates to Tackle Social Responsibility: Examples from Yamagata, Japan

Cars are a necessity of life for people who live outside of major cities. At t...
 
Japan's New Energy Strategies: Long-Term Initiatives toward 2030 and 2050 to be Conducted by Ministries

August 11, 2016

Energy Policy

 

Japan's New Energy Strategies: Long-Term Initiatives toward 2030 and 2050 to be Conducted by Ministries

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Cabinet Office of J...
 
Demonstration of Japan's Hydrogen Energy Project at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo to Show Future of Low-Carbon Communities

August 3, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Demonstration of Japan's Hydrogen Energy Project at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo to Show Future of Low-Carbon Communities

The Japanese government is promoting technological development to emphasize th...
 
Discovery of Coastal Niño Phenomenon May Increase Accuracy of Climate Change Projections

June 10, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Discovery of Coastal Niño Phenomenon May Increase Accuracy of Climate Change Projections

The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) announced on...
 
A Look Back at Earth Parade 2015 in Tokyo, Kyoto: Momentum Built for Success at COP21

February 15, 2016

Climate Change

 

A Look Back at Earth Parade 2015 in Tokyo, Kyoto: Momentum Built for Success at COP21

The reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is an issue that needs to be tackled...
 
Japanese Youth to Make Voices Heard at COP21

November 23, 2015

Climate Change

 

Japanese Youth to Make Voices Heard at COP21

Climate Youth Japan (CYJ) is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 by a gr...
 
Kikusui Sake Wins Recognition Award for Carbon-Offsetting Activities

September 26, 2014

Corporate

 

Kikusui Sake Wins Recognition Award for Carbon-Offsetting Activities

Kikusui Sake Co., a manufacturer and seller of Japanese sake, announced on Marc...
 
Nipponkoa Insurance Wins Environment Minister's Award for Projects Using J-VER Offset Credits

August 18, 2014

Corporate

 

Nipponkoa Insurance Wins Environment Minister's Award for Projects Using J-VER Offset Credits

The Carbon Offset Network (Co-Net) announced on February 14, 2014, the winners ...
 
Takenaka Received 2013 Environment Minister's Award for Global Warning Prevention Activities for Two Activities

August 8, 2014

Corporate

 

Takenaka Received 2013 Environment Minister's Award for Global Warning Prevention Activities for Two Activities

Takenaka Corp., a leading Japanese construction company and corporate member of...
 
Yokohama FC: Leader in Eco-Activities through Football-Related Carbon Offset

August 5, 2014

Newsletter

 

Yokohama FC: Leader in Eco-Activities through Football-Related Carbon Offset

Have you heard of the term "carbon offset"? Under the Kyoto Protocol, develope...
 
NEDO, Asahi Glass Develop New Refrigerant with Dramatically Lower Climate Impact

August 2, 2014

Corporate

 

NEDO, Asahi Glass Develop New Refrigerant with Dramatically Lower Climate Impact

Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) ann...
 
Japan's Environment Ministry Releases Survey Results on Household Carbon Emissions

July 27, 2014

Climate Change

 

Japan's Environment Ministry Releases Survey Results on Household Carbon Emissions

The Japanese Ministry of the Environment released on March 31, 2014, the result...
 
Tokyo Announces CO2 Emissions, Confirms Continued Implementation of Energy-Saving Measures

July 23, 2014

Climate Change

 

Tokyo Announces CO2 Emissions, Confirms Continued Implementation of Energy-Saving Measures

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) compiled preliminary reports on reductio...
 
Latest Analysis of Global Climate Change Impacts   Released

May 28, 2014

Climate Change

 

Latest Analysis of Global Climate Change Impacts Released

The Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo announced on Dec...
 
CO2 Emissions per Real Production Output from Japan's Electrical and Electronics Industry Improved 48% from 1990 Levels

April 8, 2014

Corporate

 

CO2 Emissions per Real Production Output from Japan's Electrical and Electronics Industry Improved 48% from 1990 Levels

The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association (JEMA) announced on December 29...
 
Saitama City Reduces CO2 Emissions from Fleet Vehicles

April 5, 2014

Transportation / Mobility

 

Saitama City Reduces CO2 Emissions from Fleet Vehicles

Saitama City, announced on September 30, 2013, that it had reduced the annual c...
 
2013 Annual Mean Temperature Second Highest Worldwide, Eighth in Japan

April 3, 2014

Climate Change

 

2013 Annual Mean Temperature Second Highest Worldwide, Eighth in Japan

The Japan Meteorological Agency released 2013 statistics on annual mean tempera...
 
Joint Crediting Mechanism Established between Japan and Costa Rica

March 26, 2014

Climate Change

 

Joint Crediting Mechanism Established between Japan and Costa Rica

The Ministry of the Environment of Japan announced on December 9, 2013, that th...
 
Forty-five Activities Win 2013 Environment Minister's Award for Global Warming Prevention Activities

March 13, 2014

Climate Change

 

Forty-five Activities Win 2013 Environment Minister's Award for Global Warming Prevention Activities

All Rights Reserved. The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced the win...
 
CO2 Monitoring of Tropical Peatlands Shows Disturbance Comes with Climate Price

February 20, 2014

Climate Change

 

CO2 Monitoring of Tropical Peatlands Shows Disturbance Comes with Climate Price

Hokkaido University announced November 21, 2013, the results of a long-term mon...
 
Japan Meteorological Agency Starts Providing Information on CO2 Uptake by the World's Oceans

January 29, 2014

Climate Change

 

Japan Meteorological Agency Starts Providing Information on CO2 Uptake by the World's Oceans

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced on November 6, 2013, that it ha...
 
MOE Asks for 50% Increase in Global Environment Conservation Budget Allocation

January 25, 2014

Climate Change

 

MOE Asks for 50% Increase in Global Environment Conservation Budget Allocation

Japan's Ministry of the Environment announced on October 29, 2013, a budget requ...
 
Minato Ward in Tokyo Expands CO2 Sequestration Certification Program

January 21, 2014

Climate Change

 

Minato Ward in Tokyo Expands CO2 Sequestration Certification Program

Minato Ward in Tokyo issued on September 1, 2013, guidelines for a carbon dioxid...
 
Japanese Institute Launches Website to Help User Calculate, Visualize Carbon Sinks in Soil

January 12, 2014

Climate Change

 

Japanese Institute Launches Website to Help User Calculate, Visualize Carbon Sinks in Soil

Japan's National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences (NIAES) announced on...
 
Japanese Research Institute Reveals More Than Half of People Surveyed Unprepared for Global Warming

January 11, 2014

Climate Change Adaptation

 

Japanese Research Institute Reveals More Than Half of People Surveyed Unprepared for Global Warming

An Internet survey about the effects of global warming, conducted from August 6 ...
 
Japan Meteorological Agency Analyzes Extreme Weather Factors in Summer 2013

December 14, 2013

Climate Change

 

Japan Meteorological Agency Analyzes Extreme Weather Factors in Summer 2013

The Japan Meteorological Agency held an advisory panel meeting on September 2, ...
 
Japanese Institute Develops New Technology to Decompose CO2 at Room Temperature

November 28, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Institute Develops New Technology to Decompose CO2 at Room Temperature

Japan's Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) announced on August 26, 2013,...
 
MOE Provides Six Million Yen to Businesses Seeking Carbon Neutral Certification

November 21, 2013

Climate Change

 

MOE Provides Six Million Yen to Businesses Seeking Carbon Neutral Certification

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) started accepting applications for model p...
 
Japanese Researchers Explain 100,000-year Climate Cycle and Glaciation

November 5, 2013

Climate Change

 

Japanese Researchers Explain 100,000-year Climate Cycle and Glaciation

The University of Tokyo, the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technol...
 
The Asahi Glass Foundation 2013 Survey Shows Environmental Doomsday Clock Set at 9:19

November 1, 2013

Climate Change

 

The Asahi Glass Foundation 2013 Survey Shows Environmental Doomsday Clock Set at 9:19

The Asahi Glass Foundation, a Japanese organization that strives to support ...
 
Researchers Study Impact of CO2 Sequestration on Subsurface Microbial Communities

October 24, 2013

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Researchers Study Impact of CO2 Sequestration on Subsurface Microbial Communities

Microorganisms living in depleted oil reservoirs continue to produce methane...
 
Tokyo Univ. Team Finds Heat Uptake in Deep Ocean is Increasing

October 15, 2013

Climate Change

 

Tokyo Univ. Team Finds Heat Uptake in Deep Ocean is Increasing

A research group led by Masahiro Watanabe, Associate Professor at the Atmosphere...
 
2012 Report Indicates Rising Temperatures and Progressing Ocean Acidification Worldwide

October 11, 2013

Climate Change

 

2012 Report Indicates Rising Temperatures and Progressing Ocean Acidification Worldwide

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) released its 2012 Climate Change Moni...
 
Takenaka and Ajinomoto Win Prizes at 22nd Global Environment Awards

September 15, 2013

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Takenaka and Ajinomoto Win Prizes at 22nd Global Environment Awards

Aiming to attain industrial growth and harmony with the global environment, Fuji...
 
Action Plans for Global Warming Countermeasures Established by About 80 Percent of Local Governments

September 10, 2013

Climate Change

 

Action Plans for Global Warming Countermeasures Established by About 80 Percent of Local Governments

Japan's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) published a survey on March 29, 2013, ...
 
Monthly Average Atmospheric CO2 Concentration in Japan Exceeds 400 ppmv: Japan Meteorological Agency

September 8, 2013

Climate Change

 

Monthly Average Atmospheric CO2 Concentration in Japan Exceeds 400 ppmv: Japan Meteorological Agency

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced on May 21, 2013, that the at...
 
MOE Releases Survey Results on Impacts of Climate Change on Water Quality in Japan

August 15, 2013

Climate Change

 

MOE Releases Survey Results on Impacts of Climate Change on Water Quality in Japan

Japan's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) published on March 28, 2013, the res...
 
Warming Restricts Rice Yield Gains Brought by Higher CO2 Concentrations: Study

July 31, 2013

Food

 

Warming Restricts Rice Yield Gains Brought by Higher CO2 Concentrations: Study

Japan's National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences published on March 7,...
 
Toyota Wins Top Award for Energy Conservation Efforts from Japan's Natural Resources and Energy Agency

July 21, 2013

Climate Change

 

Toyota Wins Top Award for Energy Conservation Efforts from Japan's Natural Resources and Energy Agency

The Energy Conservation Center of Japan (ECCJ) announced on January 24, 2013, th...
 
Global Warming Projection for Japan: More Frequent Extremely Hot Days, Intense Rainfall Events

June 27, 2013

Climate Change

 

Global Warming Projection for Japan: More Frequent Extremely Hot Days, Intense Rainfall Events

Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) released on March 15, 2013, the eighth volume ...
 
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