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Japan spends scant energy on renewables via The Japan Times

Dec. 11, 2017, marked the 20th anniversary of the Kyoto Protocol, a treaty signed by 84 countries who committed to limit the release of greenhouse gases, which are considered the cause of global warming. Japan, of course, was one of … Continue reading

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Fukushima Meltdown’s 2nd Anniversary Brings Protests Against Japan’s Reliance on Nuclear Power via Democracy Now!

Japan stands at a crossroads over its reliance on nuclear power as the country marks the second anniversary of one of the world’s worst atomic disasters. On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami that struck Japan’s … Continue reading

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Minister vows to keep Japan’s 25% carbon cut pledge despite disaster via the Japan Times

Kyodo WASHINGTON — Environment Minister Satsuki Eda vowed Wednesday to maintain Japan’s pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent from 1990 levels by 2020, despite the uncertainty hanging over the future of nuclear power amid the disaster at … Continue reading

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