| Oct 17, 2015

Kyoto forum's leaders warm up to renewables

Each autumn, the world’s most influential scientists, engineers, business leaders and science policy experts gather in Kyoto for the Science and Technology in Society Forum. The STS Forum is the brainchild of Koji Omi, a former finance minister and Ministry of Economy, Trade and ...

TPP cements U.S.-Japan ties; Congress could undo pact

Oct 6, 2015

TPP cements U.S.-Japan ties; Congress could undo pact

The conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement offers a major boost to the United States-Japan bilateral relationship and the promise of closer economic integration. It was agreed Monday after a marathon negotiating session in Atlanta. But while the mood in official Japan is one ...

Social sciences touted as climate changers at Kyoto tech forum

Oct 4, 2015

Social sciences touted as climate changers at Kyoto tech forum

The role of social sciences in finding solutions to long-term energy and environmental problems will only grow in importance as the world works to meet its future energy needs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, participants at the opening day of the annual Science and ...