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Green Shield: How Japan is Pushing Carbon Capture in Southeast Asia

Last October, Japan helped launch the Asia Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization (CCUS) Network, its latest strategy for combating climate change. But the project, heavily backed by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), has been criticized for providing cover for Japanese fossil fuel companies.

Out of the Line of Fire

Japanese media companies have mostly avoided on-the-ground reporting in Ukraine. Why?

Struggle against Union Busting, Police Oppression over Fair Wage

Someone in the Japanese government appears to have ordered an Osaka-based union to be destroyed. The Kan’nama story has triggered alarming constitutional questions – but little media attention.

Re-thinking food safety: What kind of bread should we eat?


The Ukranian-Russian War has sent shockwaves across the world. It may very well cause global food shortages. Unfiltered decided to take a look at the challenges people face in terms of food and food culture. The first in the series introduces the interests and backgrounds of each speaker.

Japanese media remain silent over legal victory for free expression

Miki Dezaki scored a legal victory for truth and for freedom of expression in a Japanese court, so why is it being ignored? In June...

日本の武器輸出の現状 パワーバランスの変化

This article has not yet been translated into English

Climate Action and the lagging Japanese Automobile Industry: -Part I-


Japan’s automobile industry has failed to rapidly adopt Electric Vehicle (EV) technology, and Japan is lagging on procuring materials for battery technology, our journalist members, Toshiaki Hibino and Akihiro Oates, say.

They discuss this and issues with the Japan-only push for hydrogen cars, based on their years of experience covering environment, science and industry.

This article is also available in: 日本語 (Japanese)