Fishers and farmers fear impact of Fukushima radioactive water release Nearly 10 years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011, prices for food products from the prefecture haven’t fully recovered. A million gas boilers a year must be replaced to reach climate targetAlmost a million gas boilers a year will have to be replaced with low-carbon forms of heating to meet the UK’s climate targets but the public is unprepared for the change, a report says.Ministers are Japan’s New Leader Sets Ambitious Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050The announcement, coming weeks after a similar pledge by China, will require a major overhaul of the infrastructure in Japan, which remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Japan's new climate goals lift prospects for crippled nuclear industryJapan's move to embrace a climate target of carbon neutrality by 2050 could open the way for the beleaguered nuclear industry to fire up again, nearly a decade after the Fukushima disaster shut down most of the country's reactors. PM Suga says Japan will attain zero-emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday committed to cutting greenhouse gases to zero on a net basis by 2050 and achieving a carbon-neutral society, a major shift in its position on climate change. Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050 - PMJapan is aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday as he unveiled a major shift in position on climate change. Suga vows to meet Japan's zero-emissions goal by 2050COVID-19 testing and resolve to hold Olympics addressed in first Diet speech South Korea's Moon targets carbon neutrality by 2050Coal makes up 40% of South Korea's electricity mix and renewable power less than 6%, making its carbon dioxide emissions per capita among the highest in the region.