Anders Sybrandt Hansen, Ph.D. student,
Department of Anthropology and Ethnography,
Institute of Anthropology, Archaeology and Linguistics,
International Politics of Natural Resources and the Environment Research Programme
Finnish Institute of International Affairs
On Tuesday, March 17, 2009, a full-page newspaper advertisement, run in reportedly all of Japan’s dailies, sent shockwaves through the country’s green community. The advertisement’s message, co-sponsored by the Nippon Keidanren (English: the Japan Business Association) and 27 other business and industry federations, asks of the newspapers’ readership if they will not think about “the costs we all have to bear”.
NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
PhD, Director, NIAS.