Author: Sasakawa Peace Foundation
The concept of an Integral Fast Reactor (IFR), which integrates a sodium-cooled small metal-fueled fast reactor with pyroprocessing facilities, could be an option for future fast reactor cycles. The Sasakawa Peace Foundation in 2016 commissioned a paper and hosted meetings to explore this idea.
Author: Linton Wells II
Sasakawa USA released a report in English and Japanese on November 30 about its recent “tabletop exercise” in Tokyo, which simulated a major cyberattack during the 2019 World Rugby Cup to be hosted in Japan.
Author: Phyllis Genther Yoshida, PhD
The key to global oil security is transportation. This report highlights automakers’ and governments’ efforts to increase the use of clean energy in automobiles and the hurdles faced by manufacturers and policy makers in their quest to increase the number of electric and fuel cell automobiles.
Author: Phyllis G. Yoshida, PhD
Categories: Energy and Technology
Dr. Phyllis G. Yoshida, Sasakawa USA Fellow for Energy and Technology, delves into the world of LNG in the context of the U.S.-Japan relationship in a new Sasakawa USA report on the global energy trade. In the report, Dr. Yoshida argues for increased U.S.-Japan cooperation in making the LNG market more transparent.
Cybersecurity and smart grids: report on the Twelfth U.S.-Japan Critical Infrastructure Protection Forum
This report compiles the results of the second day of the Twelfth U.S.-Japan Critical Infrastructure Protection Forum. The event brought together experts from the private power and cybersecurity industries, consultants, researchers, and government regulators from both the United States and Japan to discuss cybersecurity threats to smart grids and opportunities for bilateral cooperation in addressing those threats.