October 03, 2013
The world’s top climate scientists are now 95 percent certain that humans are mostly responsible for the rise of the Earth’s temperature over the past several decades. A...
September 09, 2013
A new report from an influential U.N. climate change panel predicts a spike in global temperatures and sea levels toward the end of the century, with much of the blame falling...
August 12, 2013
The highest temperature ever recorded in Japan was felt in Shimanto, Kochi Prefecture, when the mercury hit 41.0 degrees at 1:42 p.m. on Aug. 12.
July 11, 2013
Temperatures again soared in areas from the Kyushu to Kanto regions on July 11, but a respite from the sweltering heat is nearing.
June 11, 2012
Fujitsu Ltd. said June 11 that a trial run of its technology has been completed to optimize air-conditioner power consumption at the datacenter of the Tohoku Electric Power...
February 27, 2012
With the oil market shrinking in Japan, JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. is tapping into the field of chemical products and has developed a chemical material that can cool or warm...
February 14, 2012
Off-the-chart temperature readings at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant's damaged No. 2 reactor are due to a faulty thermometer and no cause for alarm, according to plant ...
February 12, 2012
The temperature in a reactor at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant may have risen to 82 degrees on Feb. 12, a situation that could force the government to revoke the...
August 19, 2011
Demand for electricity in Tokyo and surrounding areas peaked on Aug. 18, but was still only 90 percent of the supply capacity of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO).
August 11, 2011
Temperatures rose above 35 degrees at 38 locations in 11 prefectures by noon on Aug. 11, turning up the heat on survivors of the March 11 disaster at evacuation centers and...
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