"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
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One of the biggest earthquakes in history shook Japan’s northeast five years ago. It triggered a 10-metre tsunami which smashed into the Fukushima
Locals say the future will depend on young people returning and so far there's only a handful, amid lingering fears about radioactivity
Rescue workers pluck people from homes in danger of being washed away. Three have reportedly been killed and 23 are still missing after record rains
The anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing has become ever more poigniant since the
Fukushima disaster four years ago.
On March 11, 2011, a nuclear
Japan is a world-leader in thwarting the risk of natural disasters. In the first episode of this special edition of Target Japan, we head to Sendai
Two Japanese power companies have announced they will scrap three ageing nuclear reactors. It marks the first moves to permanently shut down nuclear
Japan is building a series of controversial concrete walls along parts of its northern coastline to protect against tsunamis. Nearly 400 kilometres
Children fly hundreds of kites in the coastal enclave of Gaza to commemorate the anniversary of the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
A powerful typhoon made landfall in central Japan on Monday morning. Authorities issued evacuation advisories for more than 400,000 people in the
A volcano erupted in central Japan on Saturday, sending a large plume of ash high into the sky.
Mount Ontake erupted shortly before noon. The
Some 2.35 million Japanese residents took part in a nationwide drill on Monday, September 1, as part of Disaster Prevention Day.
The exercise is
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Hiroshima on Monday (25 August) after a series of landslides devastated the city.
At least 52 people
More rains are expected today in Japan, where rescue workers have spent another night near Hiroshima looking for survivors of a Wednesday deluge that
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Rescuers are still searching through the debris after massive landslides slammed into a residential area on the outskirts of Japan’s western city of
Scores of people were killed in Japan when landslides slammed into the western city of Hiroshima. At least ten others were reported
A nuclear plant in southern Japan has been granted preliminary approval to restart under new rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima
He is known as the Last Man of Fukushima.
Naoto Matsumura has steadfastly disobeyed orders from Japanese authorities to leave his home deep inside
People across Japan on Tuesday remembered the victims of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, on the 3rd anniversary of the disaster.
The Japanese Emperor and his wife have led a moment of silence in Tokyo to mark the third anniversary of the country’s devastating earthquake and
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