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“Abita”, animated short film about Fukushima children who can’t play outside (Vimeo)

“Abita”,   animated short film about Fukushima children who can’t play outside (Vimeo)

“Abita”,   animated short film about Fukushima children who can’t play outside   because of the radioactivity. About their dreams and realities. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

ethecon is requesting nominations for Blue & Black Planet Awards 2014 (ethecon)

ethecon is requesting nominations for Blue & Black Planet Awards 2014 (ethecon)

ethecon – Foundation Ethics & Economics is calling for the nomination of recipients of the foundation’s two International ethecon Awards 2014. Please let us have your nominations by May 31st. The requirements for putting someone forward are set out in more detail below. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 6CSR, unclassified

BankTrack calls for strengthening of Green Bond Principles (BankTrack)

BankTrack calls for strengthening of Green Bond Principles (BankTrack)

  Nijmegen, Monday 14 April: Combatting climate change needs real commitments instead of loose guidelines – Banks must urgently curb fossil fuel financing  … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 3. Securities firm, 5.Climate Change & Carbon

Tepco pressed on radioactive water cleanup at Fukushima (Nikkei)

Tepco pressed on radioactive water cleanup at Fukushima (Nikkei)

TOKYO — Regulators appear to be losing patience with Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s repeated failure to deal with the radioactive water rapidly accumulating at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Iitate farmer’s cautionary tale translated (Japan Times)

Iitate farmer’s cautionary tale translated (Japan Times)

Kenichi Hasegawa is a man of conviction. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Toyota gas cars get efficient engine from hybrids (Japan Today)

Toyota gas cars get efficient engine from hybrids (Japan Today)

TOKYO —Toyota has developed an efficient gasoline engine using technology fine-tuned with gas-electric hybrids, where the Japanese automaker is an industry leader. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 5.Climate Change & Carbon, 6CSR, 9.Energy

IMF’s Lagarde urges Japan to increase women’s participation in work force (Japan Today)

IMF’s Lagarde urges Japan to increase women’s participation in work force (Japan Today)

WASHINGTON —IMF chief Christine Lagarde says she will raise with Japan ways to increase women’s participation in the work force as she looks for clarity on structural reforms. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 6CSR