The typhoon, which has been categorized as “very strong,” was traveling 37 miles south of Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture, western Japan, at a speed of about 27 miles per hour. The Japan Meteorological Agency said it had sustained winds of 100 miles per hour with gusts to 134 mph. … [Read more...] about Japan Typhoon Jebi Videos, Photos: Warnings Issued As Powerful Storm Hits
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The latest forecast update for Jebi suggests that typhoon will approach Japan early Tuesday with winds of around 100 miles per hour, according to The Weather Channel. The storm is currently tracking in a northwest pattern but is expected to turn more to the north, heading straight for Japan -- likely making landfall over Honsho. … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Path, Track Update: When Will Typhoon Hit Japan (Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo)?
After fading of the Kyoto Protocol into uncertainty and a series of conferences and disagreements, parties to the UNFCCC signed a fresh agreement at the COP-21, held in Paris in 2015. Article 2 of the Paris Agreement (that effectively replaced the Kyoto Protocol) exhorts members to limit the world’s average temperature to no more than 2°C above preindustrial levels while striving to keep this increase to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels. It is a departure from the Kyoto Protocol in the sense – it does not provide any mechanism to force a country to meet a particular target by a specific date. But it does provide for the development of a $100 billion fund – which would be replenished annually to help developing countries adopt greener technologies. The targets set out in the Agreement basically require the world to move rapidly towards achieving 100% clean energy with zero net greenhouse gas emissions – by 2080. … [Read more...] about From Kyoto To Paris: Coming Full Circle Of Being “Trumped”
The 6-foot tall silicon-and-aluminium robot is designed after the Buddhist deity of mercy, Kannon. It recites the well-known Japanese scripture “Heart Sutra” in Japanese, whose English and Chinese translations are projected for tourists on a screen. … [Read more...] about Mindar The Robot Teaches Heart Sutra At Japan’s Buddhist Temple
A train guard checks his watch ahead of departure as he leans out of a window on a Shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo Train Station on May 02, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. As currently planned, the bridge would link the Russian island of Sakhalin with Japan’s northernmost major island of Hokkaido. Carl Court/Getty Images … [Read more...] about Russia Wants to Build a Rail Bridge to Japan, Linking Tokyo to Europe