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DEEP DIVE

Episode 35: Japan's first climate emergency

by Oscar Boyd and Jesse Chase-Lubitz

On Sept. 25, 2019, Iki Island in Nagasaki Prefecture became the first place in Japan to declare a climate emergency. Jesse Chase-Lubitz and Oscar Boyd head to the island to find out why.

This podcast is part of The Japan Times’ series on the climate crisis. Read the full articles:

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Thank you to Trevor West for acting as our guide around Iki.