Effective climate education is critical for helping address the current crisis. It's going to take a whole lot of people talking & teaching!
The government of Japan has formally declared a climate emergency. The resolution passed parliament yesterday, finally recognizing the crisis.
As of July 1, 2020 stores in Japan will now charge for disposable plastic bags. While not yet a ban, it's a step in the right direction.
Describing my experience with contacting Tokyo legislators and encouraging them to declare a climate emergency.
We can help transition cities towards sustainability through the power of urban growing. Growing food is surprisingly easy, effective, and motivating.
Japan is so advanced in so many ways, yet it is painfully behind when it comes to discussing & implementing sustainability.
Typhoon Trami 2018 has been a brutal year for typhoons in Japan. Last night Tokyo felt the effects of Typhoon Trami, the 24th typhoon to impact Japan this year. Early reports indicate that although the city took a serious beating, the death toll is miraculously low. Advanced warning, brilliant infrastructure, and strong procedures help keep... Continue Reading →
Japan can leverage its love of sushi towards doing more to protect the oceans. The country can and should become an ocean champion.
My family and I rounded out Golden Week by making our first visit to Himonya Park. Located Tokyo's Meguro Ward this park proved to be a wonderful discovery!
A Truly Global Initiative I recently attended an event hosted by The Japan Association for the United Nations Environment Programme, or simply the J-UNEP. It was informative gathering held here in Tokyo at the UN University, Shibuya campus. As someone newly arrived to this country, I've been excited to learn more about the sustainable practices... Continue Reading →