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Japan looks to extract uranium from seawater in as little as five years

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • July 31 2009

Dr Masao Tanada, of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency, has developed a fabric to act as a huge sponge in an attempt to soak up some of the estimated £4.5 billion tons of uranium in the world's oceans

Carbon credit trading among power companies in Japan

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • July 31 2009

Originally scheduled for April this year, Japan Electric Power Exchange (JPEX) is set to experiment with a system that combines carbon credits and electricity in an effort to conform with Kyoto Protocol obligations

Japanese company invests in Malaysian solar plant

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Japan, Malaysia
  • -
  • September 17 2009

Japan's Tokuyama Corp, a supplier of solar panel makers, announced its plans on 11 August to invest 65 billion yen ($673 million) in a plant in Malaysia to meet demand for solar cells

All major Japanese power firms to join trial ETS

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • January 29 2009

A voluntary Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) has been unveiled in Japan

Japan to introduce feed-in tariff to boost renewable energy

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • March 26 2009

The new tariff will see solar power generators (including households) connected to the grid obtaining a premium price for their electricity

Tokyo launches Asia’s first carbon trading scheme

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • April 29 2010

Tokyo has kicked off what is Asia's first carbon trading scheme, which will require 1,400 of Tokyo's most energy and carbon intensive organisations to meet legally binding emission targets

Guatemala develops hydropower and solar energy grid

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Guatemala, Japan
  • -
  • July 13 2010

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is supporting Guatemala's seven-year plan for a national power grid to reach the country's poorest regions

Japan pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15 over 10 years

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • June 30 2009

The proposals have been heavily criticised as "inadequate" for reducing emissions, Japan remaining far from achieving its 1997 commitment to cut emissions by 6 from 1990 levels by 2012

EU and Japan agree on joint climate projects

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Japan
  • -
  • March 26 2009

European and Japanese officials have signed an agreement to jointly develop nine projects aimed at countering climate change

Japan budgets $12.5bn to achieve its Kyoto target

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • April 29 2010

A large proportion of Japan’s ‘Kyoto’ budget ($5.6bn) will go towards the purchase of carbon credits from abroad, forest conservation and solar power generation system subsidies for households