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Abe’s Coal Addiction
October 03, 2018
Abe’s Coal Addiction
Abe’s addiction to coal prove his empty words on climate change action.
Abe’s Coal Addiction
Plotting Japan's Energy Future
July 12, 2018
Plotting Japan's Energy Future
Japan confirms role of renewables and nuclear as the 5th Strategic Energy Plan is approved by the Japanese Cabinet.
Plotting Japan's Energy Future
Meltdown Imminent? The Decline of Japan’s Nuclear Export Industry
April 27, 2018
Meltdown Imminent? The Decline of Japan’s Nuclear Export Industry
Cost overruns and declining credibility threaten to derail Tokyo’s nuclear export ambitions.
Meltdown Imminent? The Decline of Japan’s Nuclear Export Industry
Japan’s Nuclear Exports: Risky Business
December 22, 2017
Japan’s Nuclear Exports: Risky Business
A burgeoning nuclear export portfolio carries with it significant risks and responsibilities.
Japan’s Nuclear Exports: Risky Business
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
December 02, 2017
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
President Trump’s rhetoric and a highly threatening North Korea are chipping away at Japan's nuclear neuralgia.
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
November 03, 2017
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
Prospective reforms to Japan’s military posture mask the strategic vulnerability of Japan’s nuclear reactors.
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
October 07, 2016
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
The discreet temptation for a national nuclear deterrent has persisted for decades.
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
Why Japan's Rokkasho Nuclear Reprocessing Plant Lives On
April 18, 2016
Why Japan's Rokkasho Nuclear Reprocessing Plant Lives On
The central and local governments are too invested in Rokkasho to give up on the project.
Why Japan's Rokkasho Nuclear Reprocessing Plant Lives On
Japan: How Energy Security Shapes Foreign Policy
March 16, 2016
Japan: How Energy Security Shapes Foreign Policy
Jane Nakano on Japan's energy policy and its approach to the Middle East, Russia, and the South China Sea.
Japan: How Energy Security Shapes Foreign Policy
Japan's Flawed Nuclear Policy
March 14, 2016
Japan's Flawed Nuclear Policy
The most obvious flaw in Japan's nuclear policy -- reprocessing nuclear waste -- receives the least attention.
Japan's Flawed Nuclear Policy
Japan's Nuclear Safety Problems Remain Five Years After Fukushima
March 10, 2016
Japan's Nuclear Safety Problems Remain Five Years After Fukushima
Despite some improvements, there are still lingering issues that need to be addressed.
Japan's Nuclear Safety Problems Remain Five Years After Fukushima
Beware Japan’s Coming Nuclear Problem: Report
September 30, 2015
Beware Japan’s Coming Nuclear Problem: Report
Tokyo’s coming plutonium glut could pose nuclear dangers, a new report warns.
Beware Japan’s Coming Nuclear Problem: Report
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
April 27, 2015
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
A man claims he landed the drone on Abe's office roof to protest plans to restart nuclear power plants.
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
Interview: Japan’s Post-Nuclear Future
September 18, 2014
Interview: Japan’s Post-Nuclear Future
The Wall Street Journal’s Mari Iwata speaks about the future of Japan’s energy industry.
Interview: Japan’s Post-Nuclear Future
Asia Turns Greener
August 07, 2014
Asia Turns Greener
Asia’s economic giants appear to be getting serious about tackling emissions.
Asia Turns Greener
Japan’s Strategic Push with Turkey
March 18, 2014
Japan’s Strategic Push with Turkey
With few diplomatic openings in East Asia, Tokyo has been busy forging ties with Ankara.
Japan’s Strategic Push with Turkey
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