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Sustainable and resilient structural design to combat earthquake disturbances
To help buildings become more resilient to earthquakes, scientists have taken measures to analyze various vibrational modes with the goal of creating safe and sustainable structures for future generations. Professor...
Japan is Building the World’s Largest Floating Solar Plant
The applications for solar panels seem endless. In fact, they’re now moving on to unknown land… Well, it’s not really land at all – it’s water. Clean energy companies are...
Japan To Stop Fukushima Leak With “Ice Wall”
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) recently admitted that 300 tons (nearly 72,000 gallons) of contaminated water are leaking from Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant into the Pacific Ocean. About...
7 Countries with Most Solar Power Usage
The concept of solar power has been around for some time, but it’s never been considered a practical means for satisfying the world’s energy needs. But as better methods...
Methane Hydrate: A New Source for Japan’s Energy?
Japan recently announced that a team of research scientists managed to successfully extract natural gas from an offshore deposit of methane hydrate. Methane hydrate, also known as clathrates or,...
Hino, Toyota Testing EV Truck on Delivery Routes in Tokyo
Japanese truck manufacturer Hino introduced a concept all-electric delivery vehicle during the Tokyo Motor Show in 2011. This commercial vehicle allowed Hino to gauge interest from parcel companies and...
Yokohama Showcasing AERO-Y Concept EV in Tokyo
The Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 in Chiba City kicked off the auto show season this week with intriguing entries from major automakers. Toyota promoted a concept vehicle with advanced...
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Available Next Month in Japan
The Outlander PHEV was previewed by Mitsubishi during the 2012 Paris Motor Show. This plug-in hybrid SUV was only months away from production and Mitsubishi hoped to spark international...
Japanese election result stuns anti-nuclear movement
This past weekend, the Japanese headed to the polls to take part in the first election since the catastrophic nuclear disaster. But the election results have anti-nuclear critics across the...
TEPCO admits bad habits, lack of safety checks triggered nuclear disaster
It is a bold admission from a company that tried desperately to skirt around accusations that it was responsible for one of the worst nuclear accidents in 25 years....
Understanding the Different Types of Solar Panels
Making the switch to solar power is exciting, but you’ll have to do some research first. There are different variations of solar panels that offer various pros and cons. Check out this guide to understanding the different types of solar panels to make the best decision for your home or business.
Are Bladeless Wind Turbines the Future of Wind Energy?
Bladeless wind turbines are a relatively new technology that improve on convectional turbines and hold a lot of promise for the future of renewable energy.
8 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Ziploc Bags
There are plenty of natural and Eco-friendly alternatives to Ziploc bags. From Lunchskin sandwich bags to Vegan food wraps, here are eight options you can try out.
How the Business of Water Can Promote Sustainability
Dive into the world of the water business and discover its potential to foster sustainability. Learn how innovative approaches and conscious practices can safeguard our valuable water resources and contribute to a greener future.
How to Make Your Own Neem Oil Pesticide
Neem oil pesticide is 100% natural and non-toxic to humans and pets, is inexpensive, and offers a long-term solution to pest problems.
13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse
If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.