Nuclear Power

Radiation Literacy Essential

October 4, 2017

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Radiation Literacy Essential

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
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...
 
Returnees in Tohoku, Japan, still Suffering after Evacuation Order Lifted

April 3, 2017

Nuclear Power

 

Returnees in Tohoku, Japan, still Suffering after Evacuation Order Lifted

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Fukushima Evacuees Still Unable to Go Home Over 5 Years after Earthquake, Nuclear Accident

November 24, 2016

Newsletter

 

Fukushima Evacuees Still Unable to Go Home Over 5 Years after Earthquake, Nuclear Accident

Duff Figgy Some Rights Reserved. Over five-and-a-half years have passed since ...
 
Citizen Group in Disaster Area Publishes Booklet to Provide Basic Information on Radiation

October 24, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Citizen Group in Disaster Area Publishes Booklet to Provide Basic Information on Radiation

The Veteranmamas Group, a citizen group in Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefectur...
 
Update on the Restarting of Nuclear Power Plants in Japan

September 30, 2015

Newsletter

 

Update on the Restarting of Nuclear Power Plants in Japan

On August 11, 2015, reactor 1 was restarted at Kyushu Electric Power Company's...
 
Toward a Sustainable Japan: Fukushima Accidents Show Japan's Challenges

December 19, 2014

Newsletter

 

Toward a Sustainable Japan: Fukushima Accidents Show Japan's Challenges

Junko Edahiro, chief executive of Japan for Sustainability delivered a keynote...
 
Japan Celebrates One Year Completely Nuclear-free: Second Phase of Energy [R]evolution Begins

November 10, 2014

Newsletter

 

Japan Celebrates One Year Completely Nuclear-free: Second Phase of Energy [R]evolution Begins

The Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011 caused a tremendous damage and l...
 
Initiatives for Explaining the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster in a Simple Manner

October 31, 2014

Newsletter

 

Initiatives for Explaining the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster in a Simple Manner

The Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC) wa...
 
Joint Study to Address Relationship between Radiation Exposure and DNA Damage of Cows Following Fukushima Nuclear Power Accident

April 9, 2014

Nuclear Power

 

Joint Study to Address Relationship between Radiation Exposure and DNA Damage of Cows Following Fukushima Nuclear Power Accident

The Society for the Study of Livestock and Farmland Relating to the Fukushima N...
 
Chukyo University Proves Potential of Bamboo Charcoal to Adsorb and Remove Radioactive Substances

March 2, 2014

Nuclear Power

 

Chukyo University Proves Potential of Bamboo Charcoal to Adsorb and Remove Radioactive Substances

A research group in the Engineering Department of Chukyo University announced e...
 
Electricity sales trends and operational levels of nuclear power plants in Japan

March 1, 2014

Nuclear Power

 

Electricity sales trends and operational levels of nuclear power plants in Japan

The massive earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 caused tremendous damage...
 
Citizens' Commission on Nuclear Energy Lays out Steps for a Nuclear-free Japan

February 13, 2014

Nuclear Power

 

Citizens' Commission on Nuclear Energy Lays out Steps for a Nuclear-free Japan

The Citizens' Commission on Nuclear Energy (CCNE), a citizens group advocating ...
 
Japanese Research Group Succeeds in Removal of Radioactive Cesium from Incinerator Ash

January 30, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Research Group Succeeds in Removal of Radioactive Cesium from Incinerator Ash

The Nanosystem Research Institute of Japan's National Institute of Advanced In...
 
Tokyo Publishes Environmental Radiation Measurements in English

December 28, 2013

Nuclear Power

 

Tokyo Publishes Environmental Radiation Measurements in English

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) announced on August 30, 2013, that it h...
 
Update: Recent Developments in Nuclear Energy Policy Issues in Japan

November 12, 2013

Newsletter

 

Update: Recent Developments in Nuclear Energy Policy Issues in Japan

This update on nuclear energy policy issues in Japan follows our most rece...
 
 Update: Recent Developments in Nuclear Energy Policy Issues in Japan

July 16, 2013

Newsletter

 

Update: Recent Developments in Nuclear Energy Policy Issues in Japan

In JFS Newsletter No. 126 (February 2013), we reported on the state of energy...
 
Citizens' Commission on Nuclear Energy Established, Aiming at Fundamental Reform of Nuclear Energy Policy

July 6, 2013

Nuclear Power

 

Citizens' Commission on Nuclear Energy Established, Aiming at Fundamental Reform of Nuclear Energy Policy

The Citizens' Commission on Nuclear Energy (CCNE) was established on April 1...
 

June 17, 2013

Nuclear Power

 

"Nuclear-Free Economics" Campaign to Revitalize Economy Launched

A symposium was held in Tokyo on March 27, 2013, to mark the launch of the "...
 
 Japan's Energy Situation after the Great East Japan Earthquake

March 1, 2013

Newsletter

 

Japan's Energy Situation after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Since the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred on March 11, 2011, and the...
 
 Science Council of Japan Releases Policy Recommendations on High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal

January 8, 2013

Newsletter

 

Science Council of Japan Releases Policy Recommendations on High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal

Regardless of what Japan decides about its future nuclear energy policy, the ...
 
Report Shows Drastic Changes in Energy Market in Fiscal 2011

May 24, 2012

Renewable Energy

 

Report Shows Drastic Changes in Energy Market in Fiscal 2011

The energy market environment in Japan drastically changed in fiscal 2011 accord...
 
Greenpeace Discloses Supermarkets' Actions against Radioactively Contaminated Fish

March 19, 2012

Food

 

Greenpeace Discloses Supermarkets' Actions against Radioactively Contaminated Fish

Greenpeace, a globally campaigning environmental NGO (nongovernmental organizati...
 
Johnan Shinkin Bank Announces Switch to Non-Nuclear Electric Power Contract

March 11, 2012

Nuclear Power

 

Johnan Shinkin Bank Announces Switch to Non-Nuclear Electric Power Contract

Johnan Shinkin Bank, part of Japan's credit union industry and a major company w...
 
JA Shin Fukushima Verifies 80% Radioactivity Reduction in Fruit Tree Decontamination Experiment

March 9, 2012

Environmental Technology

 

JA Shin Fukushima Verifies 80% Radioactivity Reduction in Fruit Tree Decontamination Experiment

Shin Fukushima Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (JA Shin Fukushima) announced...
 
IGES Survey Shows Over 80% Support Phasing Down Nuclear Power in Japan

January 29, 2012

Nuclear Power

 

IGES Survey Shows Over 80% Support Phasing Down Nuclear Power in Japan

The Fukushima No. 1 plant, operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co. Shot on Nov. 21...
 
Hokkaido Electric Power to Invest in Japan GHG Reduction Fund

March 15, 2005

Energy Conservation

 

Hokkaido Electric Power to Invest in Japan GHG Reduction Fund

Hokkaido Electric Power Co. announced on November 22, 2004 that it will invest U...
 
Japan's GHG Emissions in FY2002 Up 7.6% from 1990 Levels

August 4, 2004

Nuclear Power

 

Japan's GHG Emissions in FY2002 Up 7.6% from 1990 Levels

The Global Environment Bureau of Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced ...
 
Three Power Firms Give Up Plans for Nuclear Plant in Suzu

January 23, 2004

Nuclear Power

 

Three Power Firms Give Up Plans for Nuclear Plant in Suzu

Three major Japanese power companies, Kansai Electric Power Co., Chubu Electric ...
 
Total Cost of Nuclear Fuel Cycle to Reach 19 Trillion Yen

January 7, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Total Cost of Nuclear Fuel Cycle to Reach 19 Trillion Yen

The Federation of Electric Power Companies, a body composed of 10 electric power...
 
TEPCO Runs Energy Saving Campaign; Nuclear Power Plant Problems Lead to Tight Power Supply

February 26, 2003

Nuclear Power

 

TEPCO Runs Energy Saving Campaign; Nuclear Power Plant Problems Lead to Tight Power Supply

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) of Japan is now carrying out thorough inspectio...
 
Tomamae Is

August 25, 2002

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Tomamae Is "Japan's Denmark" And A Mecca for Wind Farms

Tomamae, a town in Hokkaido facing the Japan Sea, is a Mecca for wind power gene...
 
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