Japan’s Response to the Issue of Climate Change: An Innovative Transition Towards a Zero-Carbon and Resilient Society
Author: Kazuo Matsushita
Categories: Japan Looking Ahead
Since climate change is accelerating more rapidly than previously thought, we must swiftly take more robust action. At the same time, investment in sustainable energy sources, clean energy technologies, and infrastructure brings opportunities for innovation, sustainable and inclusive growth, competitiveness, and job creation. Accelerating the virtuous cycle of environmental protection and economic growth is urgent. As an advanced international economy, Japan has to take the lead in this endeavor.
Author: Trilateral Cyber Security Commission
The Trilateral Cyber Security Commission was formed to make recommendations to the governments of the United States, Japan, and like-minded European countries individually and collectively to improve the security of their information networks. Some of the most critical challenges to all these countries are the economic and security risks of future 5G networks. These rapidly developing networks will become a new and dominant form of critical infrastructure.
Author: William "Bud" Roth
Recent moves by Five Eyes countries to ban Huawei equipment from future 5G networks has become a major point of contention in the growing trade war between China and the United States.
Start-ups and their entrepreneurial leadership cannot hold off on cybersecurity: Governments can and should help
Author: Megan Stifel, Cybersecurity Policy Director, Public Knowledge
In December 2017, Sasakawa USA partnered with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) to take a cohort of seven rising U.S. cybersecurity experts and technology entrepreneurs for a week-long study trip to Japan. Here, cohort member Megan Stifel, Cybersecurity Policy Director, Public Knowledge, writes about the challenges governments and entrepreneurs face when addressing cybersecurity.
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.