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Will the Suga Administration Step Up Japan’s Climate Change Leadership?
October 06, 2020

Will the Suga Administration Step Up Japan’s Climate Change Leadership?

By Thisanka Siripala
Without specific decarbonization measures, Japan’s commitment to a post-COVID green recovery remains unclear under the Suga administration.

Japan Promotes ‘Clean’ Coal in the Battle Against Climate Change
July 08, 2020

Japan Promotes ‘Clean’ Coal in the Battle Against Climate Change

By Thisanka Siripala
Japan’s coal consumption is on the rise even as Europe plans a shift away from coal power. 
Does Japan Have a Global Environmental Strategy?
November 06, 2019

Does Japan Have a Global Environmental Strategy?

By Elliot Silverberg and Elizabeth Smith
As the world’s attention turns increasingly to climate change, Japan is in prime position to lead.

In Run-up to G-20 Summit, Japan Eyes Plastic Waste Problem
June 21, 2019

In Run-up to G-20 Summit, Japan Eyes Plastic Waste Problem

By Daniel Hurst
A ministerial meeting focused on marine plastic waste and other environmental issues.

Urban Leaders Gather in Tokyo to Urge Climate Action
May 25, 2019

Urban Leaders Gather in Tokyo to Urge Climate Action

By Daniel Hurst
30 mayors and governors from around the world asked Prime Minister Abe to prioritize climate change at the June G-20 summit.

Does Japan's New Climate Change Strategy Go Far Enough?
April 16, 2019

Does Japan's New Climate Change Strategy Go Far Enough?

By Daniel Hurst
Japan wants to be a leader on climate change, but environmental activists have doubts about the latest strategy.

Japan Loses Bid to Reinstate Commercial Whaling
September 15, 2018

Japan Loses Bid to Reinstate Commercial Whaling

By Thisanka Siripala
After a week of heated debate, Japan’s proposal to legalize whaling has been rejected by the International Whaling Commission.
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