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Attribution Science and Impossible Heatwaves

Attribution science is connecting weather events directly to climate change. I spoke with the two researchers who found that the 2018 Japan Heatwave was only possible because of climate change.

After the Tsunami

After the 2011 disaster, which killed his grandmother and laid waste to his ancestral home, an American journeys to Japan to search for what the tsunami left in its wake.

Beyond Dimensions: The Man Who Married a Hologram

When a 35 year-old man married a hologram, it provoked mixed reactions in Japan and abroad. But researchers believe it suggests broader technological trends and changing social phenomena.

The Unburied Stone

The story of Yoshihama's tsunami stone, borne ashore in 1933 and inscribed with text, buried in 1961 beneath a coastal road, and resurrected by the 2011 tsunami.

Preparing for Japan's Next Tsunami

The island nation’s new warning system will broadcast qualitative alerts after future tsunamigenic Pacific megathrust earthquakes to motivate at-risk residents to evacuate.

Japan's Demographic Reckoning

As Japan experiences its steepest population decline since record-keeping began in 1967, Emiko Jozuka examines how a historically inward-looking country will reimagine its future.

The 2011 Japan Tsunami

From the personal to international, examining the long-term cultural impact of the 2011 Japan tsunami.

This Week in Review: Drawing Divide

Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from the American Israeli attorney mapping for a two-state solution, to the deadly borders of Mexico.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.