In this podcast, former Labor climate change minister Greg Combet joins The Conversation to discuss net-zero, and Australia's future as a "renewable energy superpower".
How will fans’ advocacy and commentary shape a reckoning about sexual assault and exploitation in the entertainment industry in Japan that has been exposed through the Johnny & Associates scandal?
These popular street ornaments speak to a 1960s urban planning philosophy as well as to the commodification of nostalgia.
New research looks at how different species have managed to cross geographic barriers throughout history and whether their individual traits played a crucial role in these journeys.
A scholar of digital religion explains why the use of AI isn’t necessarily displacing religious leadership: It is the clergy who are helping with the programming, critical for its deployment.
One way to prevent the destruction wrought by a devastating earthquake – like the one that hit Morocco in September 2023 – is to construct resilient homes and buildings.
Japan’s “lost decades” of near-zero economic growth began when its economy looked eerily similar to China’s today.
A new draft law on public security includes a clause criminalising the wearing of clothes that might be ‘hurtful to the spirit and sentiments of the nation’.
Korean president, Yoon Suk-yeol, is branding indulging in a display of ‘red-baiting’ to cast his opponents as communists.
President Biden has an opportunity to show himself as a global leader who can bring historically antagonistic U.S. allies together.
With an inflation rate peaking at just 4.4%, Japan seems to be getting something right about managing economic pressures. How does it do this, and should New Zealand revisit its own strategies?
African leaders at the second Africa-Russia summit need to speak with one voice.
Japanese filmmakers have been exploring the impacts of the second world war from as early as 1952.
When and where the ceramic cats began to be sold remains a mystery, but by the late Edo period they found appeal with urban consumers.
Japan has a rich queer history and is seeing societal changes in favor of greater LGBTQ recognition. That said, national politicians have yet to catch up.
Publicly available data on social media opens a new avenue for studying the environment with “incidental citizen science”.
NATO’s growing presence in the Pacific evokes a painful history that the western world has never confronted or fully acknowledged.
Turner was introduced to Nichiren Buddhism in 1973, and its teachings provided inspiration for some of the final projects of her career.
The heads of the some of the most powerful countries in the world would be wise to listen to the devastating testimony of Hiroshima survivors.
The meeting is just the second US state visit during the Biden administration. It comes as Washington and Seoul face common concerns.