Sendai (Miyagi, Japan)

Type: City
Name: Sendai (Miyagi, Japan) (Sendai Airport)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 38.133301
Longitude: 140.917007
population: 1,037,569
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Tangible Earth’ to be put on display at Geneva airport

Jiji Press GENEVA (Jiji Press) — The U.N. International Strategy for Disaster Reduction said Friday that it will display at Geneva International Airport the Tangible Earth, a Japanese-developed interactive digital globe that visualizes disasters such ... [Published The Japan News - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 7 reports

"Very difficult" to do without nuclear energy, says Japanese minister

Newly-appointed industry minister Yuko Obuchi has said it would be "very difficult" for Japan to do without nuclear energy, as the country prepares to restart its atomic reactors, local media reported Monday. "It is important for Japan, a nation with ... [Published Individual.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Marches around the world staged: Climate change is a serious problem

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]The world has never been more serious about climate change. Later this week, world leaders will gather for the United Nations Climate Summit, but as early as Sunday, thousands and thousands of people ... [Published Kicker Daily News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. hails Japan’s plan to join nuclear compensation treaty

Jiji Press VIENNA (Jiji Press) — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Sunday welcomed Japan’s plan to join an international treaty on compensation for cross-border damage from nuclear accidents.Japan’s move to ratify the Convention on Supplementary Compensation ... [Published The Japan News - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Govt. to set up new nuclear disaster relief office

The Japanese government plans to create a dedicated nuclear disaster relief office next month to help local authorities draw up evacuation plans.A Cabinet Office team reviewing the Nuclear Regulation Authority has proposed appointing dozens of full-time ... [Published NHK - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Abe wants earlier talks on hiking sales tax to 10%

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has signaled his intent to bring forward to November talks on raising the consumption tax rate to 10 percent in 2015, with plans to reach a final decision in December.“When economic data for July to September start to be released, ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Big city land price increases should spread to revitalize regional economies

The Yomiuri Shimbun The trend toward higher land prices should spread across the country, with moderate increases continuing in large metropolitan areas. It is very important for land prices to recover, to ensure the rejuvenation of regional economies ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

3rd female high court chief justice appointed

Jiji Press The government decided at a Cabinet meeting Friday to appoint Hiroko Ando, head of Chiba Family Court, as a high court chief justice.Ando, 64, will be the third female high court chief justice since Nahomi Ichimiya served as Sendai High Court ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

World: What Arab youth really want post-2015

Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: World By Denis McClean SHARM-EL-SHEIKH, 18 September 2014 - One of the high points of this week’s Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction came when a 19-year-old medical student took ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

‘Floating Souls’ in Japan

— Megumi Sato and Miyuki Takahashi live in Sendai, Japan, an area devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. After the disasters, God gave these women hope through Back to God Ministries’ Japanese radio program. They longed to connect with other followers ... [Published Banner - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear Energy Insider Newsletter 9/17

Welcome to this issue of your bi-weekly Nuclear Energy Insider newsletter. Industry Insight Diablo Canyon research to benefit nuclear sector for decades to come Extensivescientific research performed in the area surrounding Pacific Gas and Electric ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

JAIF President's Comment on Approval of Examination Review Reports on Sendai-1 &···

On September 10, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) approved examination review reports on the results of examinations in connection with Applications for Permission to Change Reactor Installations for the Sendai-1 and -2 Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs), ... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]

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...be "very difficult" for Japan to do without nuclear energy, as the country prepares to restart its atomic reactors, local media reported Monday. "It is important for Japan, a nation with scarce (energy) resources, to keep a good energy balance. It would be difficult to pick an option with no nuclear reactors when we think about our energy policy in the long run" Obuchi told public broadcaster NHK Sunday
"It's taken more than a year to approve the first plant" said Shunichi Tanaka. "I think this is a big first step."
...The document (SCBD/SAM/DC/DCo/VA/83873) highlights opportunities "to raise awareness of the importance of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets to achieving DRR objectives."
"This is a very important report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and it helps us understand some of the most pressing global challenges, that is: how we better prevent, how we prepare for and, finally, find solutions to the displacement of millions of people caused by natural disasters each year" Eliasson said Wednesday at a press conference in New York, as quoted by the organization's official website

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Japan gets ready to reopen nuclear plants [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Sep 22 2014]
Years after disaster, Japan to restart two nucl... [Published CBS News - Sep 22 2014]
Years after disaster, Japan to restart two nucl... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Sep 22 2014]
Govt. to set up new nuclear disaster relief office [Published NHK - Sep 21 2014]
Abe wants earlier talks on hiking sales tax to 10% [Published Japan Times - Sep 21 2014]
Abe wants earlier talks on decision to hike sal... [Published Japan Times - Sep 20 2014]
Cairn India discovers three new oil fields in R... [Published Bunker Ports News Worldwide - Sep 19 2014]
CBD Secretariat Issues Notification on Disaster... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Sep 19 2014]
Big city land price increases should spread to ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 19 2014]
3rd female high court chief justice appointed [Published The Japan News - Sep 19 2014]
Summary of the Third International Conference o... [Published IISD - Sep 19 2014]
Villagers still uprooted years after Fukushima ... [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 19 2014]
World: What Arab youth really want post-2015 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
UN Urges to Prevent Displacement of People Caus... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 18 2014]
World: Arab states seek action on drought and f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
‘Floating Souls’ in Japan [Published Banner - Sep 17 2014]
Nuclear Energy Insider Newsletter 9/17 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 17 2014]
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World: Floods hit as leaders gather for Climate... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: World By Brigitte Leoni BANGKOK, 22 September 2014 - Heavy rains have caused major devastation over the weekend in the Philippines, France and Italy and may be further indications of the ...
Japan gets ready to reopen nuclear plants [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Sep 22 2014]
More than three years after an earthquake and tsunami caused a disaster, two reactors are cleared to run at the Sendai plant. But that makes some uneasy ...
Years after disaster, Japan to restart two nucl... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Sep 22 2014]
Three and a half years later after an earthquake and tsunami caused nuclear disaster in Japan, inspectors have cleared two reactors to go back online. Operators of Japan’s Sendai nuclear plant boosted protections against earthquakes and tripled the height ...
World: What Arab youth really want post-2015 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: World By Denis McClean SHARM-EL-SHEIKH, 18 September 2014 - One of the high points of this week’s Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction came when a 19-year-old medical student took ...
World: Arab states seek action on drought and f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: Egypt, World 17 September 2014, SHARM-EL-SHEIKH – The 19 Arab States meeting in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, this week have made a sweeping series of recommendations for inclusion in the post-2015 ...
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