Initial reflections on Tomakomai fieldwork

At 5.30am last Sunday I dragged my luggage – all 32 kilos of it – across Tomakomai and onto the train bound for New Chitose Airport. Two things in that tell you a lot about the kind of place Tomakomai is. One is that it took half an hour to get to the station from… Read More Initial reflections on Tomakomai fieldwork

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Social Aspects of CCS in Japan – Fieldwork Weeks 1 and 2

The first two weeks in Japan have shot by and tomorrow I head to Tomakomai, which makes this a good time for reflection/update on how the first two weeks of ‘CCS in Japan’ fieldwork, funded via the UKCCSRC International Collaboration Fund, have gone. This time two weeks ago I was about to enter Russian airspace.… Read More Social Aspects of CCS in Japan – Fieldwork Weeks 1 and 2

UK-Japan Workshop on Consensus-Based Approaches for Environmental Governance – Live-Streaming of Talks

Next weekend – Saturday 7 May to Monday 9 May – Taisuke Miyauchi and I will be co-convening a UK-Japan Workshop on Consensus-Based Approaches for Environmental Governance, which is possible thanks to the generous support of the GB Sasakawa Foundation. This will be held on the campus of Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. This is envisioned… Read More UK-Japan Workshop on Consensus-Based Approaches for Environmental Governance – Live-Streaming of Talks