Powering the Future of Japan’s Industrial-Political Economy
By Melissa S Hersh and James E Platte
PTSD Plagues Tohoku Three Years After March 11 Disaster
By J.T. Quigley
Fukushima and Japan’s Cultural Curtain
By Catharina Maracke
Japan’s Rural-Urban Divide
By Justin R. Moore
Can the UN Save Japan’s Shrinking Food Exports?
If the UNESCO puts washoku on its cultural heritage list, it could reverse the decline in Japanese food exports.
Can the US Solve Japan’s Energy Crisis?
Importing natural gas from the U.S. could give Japan the energy security it seeks.
Japan’s Never-Ending Nuclear Nightmare
A new leak of contaminated water underscores just how difficult the 4 decade decommissioning process will be.
7.8 Nara Earthquake Scare Triggered by “Misinformation”
Japan had an earthquake scare today that turned out to be little more than a false alarm.
Fukushima’s Next Emergency: Radioactive Water Reaches Pacific Ocean
Radiation from the Fukushima plant is flowing into the ocean at a rate of 300 tons per day.
Fukushima Decontamination and Cleanup Will Cost $50 Billion
The latest figure is nearly five times more than the central government has budgeted.
Atlas Humanoid Robot Revealed Ahead of DARPA Robotics Challenge
The international robot competition will simulate a Fukushima-like disaster.
Tôhoku: Post-Disaster Life and Business
Recovery is slow and demographic trends suggest a bleak future.