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The Benefits of Japan’s Climate Transition Bond 

The Benefits of Japan’s Climate Transition Bond 

By Walter James
The government plans to use the proceeds on technologies that will steer Japan’s government and industry on the right track in terms of both climate and export competitiveness.

Can Japan Be a Climate Change Leader?

Can Japan Be a Climate Change Leader?

By Phillip Y. Lipscy and Pinar Temocin
Several factors continue to hamper the formulation of a more ambitious policy, but change might be coming.
Japan’s Winter Energy Crunch Marks Return to Nuclear Power 

Japan’s Winter Energy Crunch Marks Return to Nuclear Power 

By Thisanka Siripala
The country’s worsening energy supply shortage is seeing nuclear power play a greater role in its energy mix. 

How Will Tokyo’s Solar Panel Mandate Handle Allegations of Forced Labor in China?

How Will Tokyo’s Solar Panel Mandate Handle Allegations of Forced Labor in China?

By Daisuke Akimoto
Tokyo’s metropolitan government is requiring new construction to use solar panels, but the industry’s reliance on parts from Xinjiang poses a thorny moral dilemma.

Offshore Wind Power May Be the Key to Japan’s Energy Security

Offshore Wind Power May Be the Key to Japan’s Energy Security

By Daisuke Akimoto
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has forced the Japanese government to confront its energy sufficiency woes. Speeding up the development of offshore wind power is one solution.

Climate Change Is a Test for Asia’s Tech Titans

Climate Change Is a Test for Asia’s Tech Titans

By Xueying Wu
As extreme weather intensifies, companies like Samsung, Toshiba, and Alibaba must commit to renewable energy.

Japan’s Road to Renewables Post-Fukushima

Japan’s Road to Renewables Post-Fukushima

By Titli Basu
The nuclear accident also marked a defining moment in Japan’s energy debate.
How Will Japan Reach Its Landmark Zero-Carbon Goal?

How Will Japan Reach Its Landmark Zero-Carbon Goal?

By Thisanka Siripala
Decarbonization usually means boosting renewable energy, but Japan is also looking to push nuclear energy.

Rethinking Japan’s Energy Security 8 Years After Fukushima

Rethinking Japan’s Energy Security 8 Years After Fukushima

By Xie Zhihai
To increase energy self-sufficiency after the 2011 nuclear disaster, renewables are Japan’s only option.

Can Japan Be a Climate Change Leader?

Can Japan Be a Climate Change Leader?

By Daniel Hurst
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe certainly thinks so.

Plotting Japan's Energy Future

Plotting Japan's Energy Future

By Peter Bungate
Japan confirms role of renewables and nuclear as the 5th Strategic Energy Plan is approved by the Japanese Cabinet.
Why Japan Is Rethinking Its Energy Diplomacy

Why Japan Is Rethinking Its Energy Diplomacy

By Daniel Hurst
The foreign minister's advisory panel on climate change is a wake-up call for Japan.

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