IJS Week 01

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Week 1: The Japanese Archipelago – geography, climate, territory

Statistical Handbook of Japan:

Read Chapter 1, “Land and Climate”.

Academic Articles (for the Active Learning Hours Portfolio):

Ministry of the Environment et al, “Climate Change in Japan and its Impacts”

WWF Report, “Nippon Changes”.

Jeff Tollefson, “COP26 Climate Summit: A scientists’ guide to a momentous meeting”


Japan Meteorological Agency: Climate Change Monitoring Report

The Science, from 350.org

BBC (2021), “Japan’s cherry blossom ‘earliest peak since 812′”

BBC (2022), “Living through Japan’s hottest summer on record”