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.
Jan 16, 2018
A group of scientists from RIKEN, a comprehensive chemical institute in Japan, ...
Dec 25, 2017
Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) an...
Dec 10, 2017
Professor Yoshinori Hiroi and colleagues of Kyoto University's Kokoro Research...
Global Stagnation Projected on Crop Yield Increase under Climate Change Development, Diffusion of Adaptation Technology Now More Important
Dec 8, 2017
Japanese Institutions, including the Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences ...
NEDO and IHI Conduct World's First Trials of 100 kW Ocean Current Power Generation System
Nov 29, 2017
The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and IH...
Japanese NGOs Release Joint Statement on Government's Review of Sustainable Development Goals
Nov 23, 2017
To report on national progress with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) J...
Well-being and Other Social Indicators: A Study of Five Local Governments Initiatives in Japan
Nov 12, 2017
In recent years, there has been a worldwide trend to rely not only on Gross Do...
Ministry Formulates Basic Strategies to Promote Japanese Environmental Infrastructure Overseas
Oct 18, 2017
Japan's Ministry of the Environment announced on July 25, 2017, that it had dra...
1% Support Program in Ichinomiya City: Citizens Decide How to Use Their Tax Money
Sep 11, 2017
In many communities, activities are carried out by citizens for citizens, such...
NEDO Releases First Web-Based Integrated Wind Information System 'NeoWins' for Supporting Offshore Wind Energy Development in Japan
Jul 24, 2017
Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) re...
Test to Stabilize Wind Power Output Using Compressed Air Energy Storage Gets Underway in Japan
Jul 19, 2017
A team of engineers from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development O...
Let's Enjoy Walking for the Benefits of Better Health -- Smart Wellness Point Project
Jun 30, 2017
Japan leads the world in terms of longevity. It is also the fastest aging coun...
Newly-developed Electrode Material Promises to Boost Volume, Cut Costs of Hydrogen Production Using Renewable Energy
Jun 23, 2017
A research team from Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science...

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