An Overview Of Japan’s Environmental Issues And Policies

Japan Environment Issues

Japan is an East Asian Country comprising of four main islands and thousands of other small islands. This sovereign island nation is located on the Northern Coast of Pacific Asia. Surprisingly, only 18 % of Japans’ land is suitable for settlement, a reason the population of this great nation is clustered in the central cities.

One major reason as to why Japan will always remain in our minds and tongues is because of Tokyo; World’s Largest Urban Center in the entire world. More unbelievable is that, Tokyo, which happens to be the capital city of Japan, is also the home to 36 million people. That is real incredible! It is more than the total population of several other nations.

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Why Should Japan Be A Global Leader In Sustainable Development?

Japan Sustainable Development

There are increasing concerns over the future of the world regarding global health, environmental catastrophe, social injustice, and poverty. The need for increased sustainable development is evident.

Climate change hits hard, poverty gaps increase, and some communities face disaster. The UN, among others, have made it clear that developed countries and economic leaders need to take control.

Nations with the wealth, power, and technology to make a difference have a responsibility to do so. One of the nations with the spotlight thrust upon them here is Japan. Many feel that Japan is best positioned to make a considerable difference.

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How To Keep Cool When Travelling to Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia water security

Southeast Asia is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking regions in the world. However, given the tropical climate of the area, it is also among the hottest regions in the world.

For example, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia temperatures during the day can reach 35 degree Celsius while in Chuping (which is in the northernmost state) temperatures have even reached 40 degree Celsius on some occasions.

On the other hand, the World Meteorological Organization named Bangkok, Thailand the hottest city in the world in 2016. The situation is further compounded by the fact that it is humid and temperatures are high all through the year except later January and early February when they drop a bit.…

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Sustainable Community Building In Japan

Sustainable Community Building In Japan

There is a Japanese community in Higashi-Okitama County, Yamagata Prefecture working to a different kind of developmental plan. Here there is a focus on a new form of sustainability and development through community effort. The project covers areas from education and local consumption to the environment and disaster prevention.

There is a clear need for a new type of sustainability in Yamagata Prefecture. There is a declining population, and it is up to the residents to take care of themselves and their resources. This is precisely what is happening with the Kirari Yoshijima Network

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China Builds Biggest Solar Power Farm

China Solar Farm

The phrase Chinese solar farm is something that many environmentalists never expected to here. There is now a massive development in Longyangxia and more on the way. The farm sit behind a big poster of the Chinese president, Xi Jinping with the slogan “Promote green development! Develop clean energy!”

It is an impressive 27sqkm solar farm that signals a significant change in attitudes in China. They want to help the fight against global warming after decades of bad decisions, emissions and refusals to sign treaties.

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