Reader Mail Dec 18, 2011

Rein in yen for shaky science

Regarding the Dec. 14 editorial, "Glimpse of hope from Durban": I can understand The Japan Times' concern for the potential effects of global warming and the role Japan might play in helping mitigate the effects. The problem is, the jury is out on whether ...

Editorials Mar 7, 2011

Dealing with population trends

Preliminary findings in the 2010 census released Feb. 25 by the internal affairs ministry underline the overall trend of a shrinking and graying population as well as a demographic imbalance characterized by a population rise in a few prefectures and a population drop in ...