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Artificial meteor shower planned for Japan in 2019

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Artificial meteor shower planned for Japan in 2019


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Coal returns as flashpoint in global climate-change fight

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Coal returns as flashpoint in global climate-change fight


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5.8 magnitude quake strikes off east coast Japan

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5.8 magnitude quake strikes off east coast Japan


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Typhoon Saola to bring heavy rain in wide areas of Japan

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Typhoon Saola to bring heavy rain in wide areas of Japan


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Powerful typhoon brings heavy rain across Japan, leaves 2 dead

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Powerful typhoon brings heavy rain across Japan, leaves 2 dead


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Typhoon brings heavy rain to western Japan, approaches Tokyo

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Typhoon brings heavy rain to western Japan, approaches Tokyo


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  • Embrace natural solutions for climate change problem
    Embrace natural solutions for climate change problem

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    Oxford, ENGLAND – In response to climate change, land is key. Today, agriculture, forestry and other land uses account for roughly a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. But adopting sustainable land management strategies could provide more than one-third of the near-term emission reductions needed to keep warming well below the target — 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels — set by the Paris climate agreement
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  • Typhoon Saola to bring heavy rain in wide areas of Japan
    Typhoon Saola to bring heavy rain in wide areas of Japan

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    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Typhoon Saola was traveling along the Pacific coast of Japan's main island of Honshu on Sunday, with the weather agency saying the typhoon will bring heavy rain through Monday in wide areas of the country. The season's 22nd typhoon, was moving 170 kilometers south of Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture, western Japan, as of 2 p.m. With an atmospheric pressure of 975 hectopascals, it was heading north-northeast at a speed of 162 km per hour
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Earth

  • 5.8 magnitude quake strikes off east coast Japan
    5.8 magnitude quake strikes off east coast Japan

    , nst.com.my

    November 13, 2017 @ 7:17am A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Service said. The quake, originally measured at 6.1 magnitude, hit 218 miles (351 km) east of Sendai, Honshu, at a depth of 5.9 miles (9.5 km), the USGS said. The Japanese Meteorological Agency said the quake's magnitude was 5.7 and it struck at a depth of about 10 kms
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  • 5.8 magnitude quake strikes off east coast Japan
    5.8 magnitude quake strikes off east coast Japan

    , nst.com.my

    November 13, 2017 @ 7:17am A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Service said. The quake, originally measured at 6.1 magnitude, hit 218 miles (351 km) east of Sendai, Honshu, at a depth of 5.9 miles (9.5 km), the USGS said. The Japanese Meteorological Agency said the quake's magnitude was 5.7 and it struck at a depth of about 10 kms
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Weather

  • Powerful typhoon brings heavy rain across Japan, leaves 5 dead
    Powerful typhoon brings heavy rain across Japan, leaves 5 dead

    , mainichi.jp

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Powerful Typhoon Lan made landfall on the Pacific coast of central Japan early Monday, leaving at least five people dead as it battered a wide area with heavy rain and strong winds. The typhoon, which hit Shizuoka Prefecture around 3 a.m., caused floods and mudslides as it traveled along the Pacific coast of the largest main island of Honshu
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Geography

  • Coal returns as flashpoint in global climate-change fight
    Coal returns as flashpoint in global climate-change fight

    , japantimes.co.jp

    LONDON/BONN – Coal emerged as the surprise winner from two weeks of international climate talks in Germany, with leaders of the host country and neighboring Poland joining U.S. President Donald Trump in support of the dirtiest fossil fuel. The meeting was billed as a “blue-collar” event designed to hammer out the technical details of the 2015 Paris climate accord. But fears had loomed large beforehand that the administration of Trump, who rejects the Paris agreement, would seek to block any advances seen as counter to American interests
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Atmospheric

  • Embrace natural solutions for climate change problem
    Embrace natural solutions for climate change problem

    , japantimes.co.jp

    Oxford, ENGLAND – In response to climate change, land is key. Today, agriculture, forestry and other land uses account for roughly a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. But adopting sustainable land management strategies could provide more than one-third of the near-term emission reductions needed to keep warming well below the target — 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels — set by the Paris climate agreement
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Quakes

  • 5.8 magnitude quake strikes off east coast Japan
    5.8 magnitude quake strikes off east coast Japan

    , nst.com.my

    November 13, 2017 @ 7:17am A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Service said. The quake, originally measured at 6.1 magnitude, hit 218 miles (351 km) east of Sendai, Honshu, at a depth of 5.9 miles (9.5 km), the USGS said. The Japanese Meteorological Agency said the quake's magnitude was 5.7 and it struck at a depth of about 10 kms
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