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Current Areas Where Indigenous People in Japan Have Been Resettled Have Not Been Greatly Affected by Climate Change
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Current Areas Where Indigenous People in Japan Have Been Resettled Have Not Been Greatly Affected by Climate Change

The Ainu people are the only officially recognized indigenous people in Japan (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2014). When we say that the Ainu are an indigenous people of Japan, we mean that Japan, as a modern nation, has exerted domination over the Ainu people and that the Japanese government bears responsibility for that domination (Kitahara...

Japanese Passenger Car Electrification Rate is the Highest in the World
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Japanese Passenger Car Electrification Rate is the Highest in the World

Japan is the world’s third largest automobile manufacturer and home to well-known car brands such as Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Suzuki, Daihatsu, etc. which supply a material portion of the global market share. Not only a prominent exporter of vehicles, Japan also has a huge domestic market with approximately 61.87 million passenger cars on the road...

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Poses a Challenge to Japan’s Energy Security
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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Poses a Challenge to Japan’s Energy Security

Due to the scarcity of domestic natural resources, the Japanese energy sector is almost completely dependent on imports, making it vulnerable to even minor changes in the global energy market. Roughly half of the Japanese crude oil imports come from Russia’s Sakhalin-1 and Sakhalin-2 projects, and almost all its LNG import from Russia is supplied...

Japan: Climate Progress Indicators
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Japan: Climate Progress Indicators

Almost no change in the number of coal-fired power plants; upward trend in share of renewable energy in the overall energy mix, especially solar power; an increase in the use of nuclear power.   Operational coal-fired power plants In Post 49 published on April 12, 2022, the baseline for the number of coal-fired power plants...

Japan: Climate Progress Report
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Japan: Climate Progress Report

Indicator 1: Number of Operational Coal-fired Power Plants (Monthly) This performance indicator is a baseline indicator simply tracking the number of coal-fired power plants currently in operation in Japan. To reveal progress, the net increase and decrease of the total number of coal-fired power plants will also be given.Name: Number of operational coal-fired power plants...

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