Date: November 6, 2017
Sasakawa USA held an Alumni Roundtable Dinner as part of Sasakawa USA’s Japan Alumni Program for a discussion on “Japanese Technology, Economics and Society: Implications for Climate Change and Clean Energy.” The discussion featured Umair Irfan, Staff Writer at Vox, and Jane Nakano, Senior Fellow for the Energy and National Security Program at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Author: Umair Irfan
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
Japan is trying to reinvent itself at a major technology exporter, with energy as a key component of its role in mitigating global climate change, and is looking for U.S. help in achieving this goal by making overtures to the United States as a market for its manufacturing and technology. At the same time, the country is seeking more liquefied natural gas exports from the U.S.