Reader Mail Apr 14, 2011

Don't second-guess Russian aid

First of all, I would like to express my sympathy to the Japanese people following the March 11 natural disaster. I was disappointed, though, with some parts of the Sentaku magazine article run in The Japan Times April 11, titled "From Russian with leverage." The ...

Commentary Jun 21, 2010

Indonesia moving to reduce forest loss, warming emissions

by Gkulacki, giovanna_95, Burachan, Mese F. Juhász, Last First, Michael Enaye, Chris Fawcett, Elanno Lin, jonathan, Ahmed Al-Haj, Rainer, mn56ch022@wing.ocn.ne.jp, mittag.julian@principal.com, Yuh Watanabe, wangxy, ayah kinara, 服部有紗 and Michael Richardson

SINGAPORE — Recent developments in curbing high levels of forest loss around the world, particularly in the tropics, are promising. They are significant because deforestation, including the clearing of trees from peat swamps in Southeast Asia, is the biggest source of global warming emissions ...