Leaked documents show nations do not want to cut fossil fuels ahead of COP26

Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia are reportedly some of the countries that have written a report to the UN asking for less emphasis to be put on the end of fossil fuels

SSE Renewables enters Japanese offshore wind market

It has partnered with Pacifico Energy to acquire 80% interest in its offshore wind development platform

Hydrogen-powered motor racing, transported by biofuel?

Toyota has entered a car into the Super Taikyu Series race that is powered by hydrogen transported across Japan using biofuel trucks

Petronas delivers first ‘carbon-neutral’ LNG to Japan

It claims to have offset the lifecycle carbon footprint of the LNG using renewables-based credits

Honda and JAXA team up for renewable energy system for space

The ‘circulative renewable energy system’ would provide oxygen, hydrogen and electricity to human outposts for an extended period of time

Project to turn coal to liquid hydrogen begins in Australia

The Australian-Japanese collaboration could reduce carbon emissions by 1.8m tonnes per year, equivalent to the emissions of 350,000 petrol cars

Fukushima – 10 years on…

Today marks the ten year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster that rocked the world – what happened, what were its impacts and how does the future look?

UN Chief urges Japan to stop its reliance on fossil fuels

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres added he hopes the country commits to carbon-neutrality before 2050

British smart battery software company secures £4.6m investment

The funding comes as the firm unveils it has doubled the number of batteries managed by its artificial intelligence software in Japan

Japan has not upped emissions reduction target in NDCs

The nation has announced it would be maintaining its 2030 target of cutting emissions by 26% from 2013 levels