Nobel winner Akira Yoshino to head net-zero carbon emissions research center

Business Jan 17, 2020

Nobel winner Akira Yoshino to head net-zero carbon emissions research center

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Akira Yoshino will head a new government-funded international research center focusing on reducing carbon emissions to net-zero, industry minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said Friday. The new body will consist of 300 to 400 scientists, including from the United States, France and Germany, working ...

Japanese and U.S. trade chiefs discuss WTO reform

Business Jan 14, 2020

Japanese and U.S. trade chiefs discuss WTO reform

Trade minister Hiroshi Kajiyama and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer exchanged views Monday on reforming the World Trade Organization, which has become largely dysfunctional due to a shortage of members in its appellate body. Meeting in Washington, the Japanese and U.S. trade chiefs also confirmed ...