Green energy is not a fad in the US. More and more families are keen to improve their carbon footprint as best they can, and solar power generation systems are an obvious first step. A clearer picture of the damage to the environment and the recent first-hand experiences of climate change via Hurricanes help to deliver a further blow for fossil fuels and traditional energy supplies. The US has seen a divide between good and evil with solar and grid energy for a while. The question is, is this divide irreparable with solar finally winning? Or, is there still some fight left in these traditional utilities?…Read More
Japan achieved significant economic growth and development in the 1960s. More important was Kitakyushu World Capital which became one of the largest industrial zones in the history of Japan.
The only challenge that faced the capital was air and water pollution. For instance, Dokai Bay was suffering from both domestic and industrial water pollution.
The pollution worsened with time and reached the point where Dokai Bay was labeled as the “Sea of Death.” However, research institutes, enterprises, residents and governmental agencies combined their effort in a move to curb the issue.…Read More
The increasing heat of the summer season, the overpopulation of major cities, and the hectic schedules of citizens means an increased need for consumer air conditioning.
There are growing concerns in the Asia Pacific region, where the A/C systems are starting to be more common, accessible, and necessary than ever before. There is a strong need for reliable air conditioning in the region, where it was once limited. This means a need to provide comfortable living conditions in the height of summer for the consumer housing market.
The ideal solution here is to provide the very best in green air conditioning solutions for rooms that require them, as described in CoolAndPortable.com’s buying guide, “How to Select the Best Portable Air Conditioner“. Ineffective, out-dated machines will make the problem considerably worse when it comes to power wasted and chemicals …Read More
Global warming is “global” for a reason. While there is sometimes a tendency to focus in on the bigger stories, or the effects that hit close to home, this is multinational. Every sea is heating up and rising. Every region is struggling with sustainability and urbanization.
Species are disappearing on every continent. The region of Southeast Asia is no different. This biologically diverse, beautiful area is now struggling with issues of increased pollution, poor resource management, and species and habitat loss.
Sustainability within the Asia-Pacific region is essential for its economic development. Many now feel that this can only be fully improved and maintained with a reliable transport system in place. There have been measures in place to develop this for some years.
More recently, UN ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) organized a joint Ministerial Conference on Transport with Russia in 2016. The aim here was to help develop a new five-year regional action program for sustainable transport.…
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.…
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.…
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.…Read More
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…
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.…