Chemicals and the Economy

Looking backwards, not forwards
15th December 2011 by

Since the start of the Crisis, many policymakers have chosen to look backwards rather than forwards....

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Japan falls into recession, again
25th May 2011 by

Japan’s ageing population has led to slow economic growth for many years. It has battled for y...

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Japan’s Fukushima disaster equal to Chernobyl
12th April 2011 by

Finally, the authorities have admitted that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear problem is very serious, a...

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Tokyo queues for torches, not iPads
5th April 2011 by

Sadly, we still seem no closer to a solution to Japan’s nuclear nightmare at the Fukushima Dai...

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Facts of the week
28th March 2011 by

The Financial Times reports two interesting facts: • Japan’s leading seismologist warned Tok...

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The Potential Impact of the Japan Disaster – an Update
27th March 2011 by

Sadly, the blog needs to update its March 16 post, which analysed the potential impact of the Japan ...

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Japan – the Fukushima nuclear problem explained
17th March 2011 by

It is nearly a week since the Japanese earthquake/tsunami which led to the nuclear emergency at the ...

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The Potential Impact of the Japan Disaster
16th March 2011 by

Japan’s prime minister has described the current situation as “the country’s worst...

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