Climate change creating stronger El Ninos, study finds

World / Science & Health Oct 22, 2019

Climate change creating stronger El Ninos, study finds

A new study finds climate change is making stronger El Ninos, which change weather worldwide and heat up an already warming planet. Scientists looked at 33 El Ninos since 1901. This natural weather phenomenon is the warming of equatorial Pacific that triggers weather extremes across ...

Editorials Oct 16, 2019

Review defenses against flooding

As we learned from the lessons of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, we need to prepare for worst-possible scenarios to ensure people's safety when large-scale disasters strike.

National Oct 12, 2019

Japan Defense Ministry opens new Twitter account for disaster info

The Defense Ministry set up a new Twitter account on Friday to spread information on disaster relief efforts, ahead of the arrival of very powerful Typhoon Hagibis. The permanent account, @ModJapan_saigai, will send out information regarding water supply and bathing access activities conducted by the ...