03 Jun '11, 2pm

Japan Businessmen Encouraged to Wear Sandals & Hawaiian Shirts to Keep Cool, Save Energy

Japan is no stranger to finding creative ways to keep cool , but the government's "Super Cool Biz" campaign might be the most surprising. Businessmen are being asked to wear Hawaiian shirts, t-shirts and sandals to work to help save electricity during what is expected to be a scorching summer—and while the country is continues to recover from the Fukushima nuclear disaster and copes with the resulting drop in electricity supply, especially near Tokyo and on hot days.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/japan-businessmen...

Tweets

Japan Businessmen Encouraged to Wear Sandals & ...

treehugger.com 03 Jun '11, 2pm

Japan is no stranger to finding creative ways to keep cool , but the government's "Super Cool Biz" campaign might be the m...

Japanese workers wear Hawaiian shirts to save e...

grist.org 01 Jun '11, 8pm

To prevent rolling blackouts as a result of the failure of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant, the Japanese government is man...

Hawaiian Geothermal Energy: A Gift from the Gods?

triplepundit.com 03 Jun '11, 9am

However, geothermal power production has been met with staunch opposition by native Hawaiian cultural activists who feel t...

Hawaiian Geothermal Energy: A Gift From The God...

triplepundit.com 03 Jun '11, 9am

However, geothermal power production has been met with staunch opposition by native Hawaiian cultural activists who feel t...

Japan Goes Biz Casual to Prevent Energy Shortages

Japan Goes Biz Casual to Prevent Energy Shortages

earth911.com 07 Jun '11, 8pm

Japan's Ministry of the Environment kicked off the Super Cool Biz campaign, raising office temperatures and allowing staff...

Three Ways Fungi Might Save Your Business @triplepundit

Three Ways Fungi Might Save Your Business @trip...

triplepundit.com 03 Jun '11, 7am

Rumors about the potential for fungi to clean up the most toxic superfund sites have been around for a while . While they ...

It's Getting Hot In Here: Japanese Execs Shed Their Clothes To Save Energy: It's summer, and in the world's most...

It's Getting Hot In Here: Japanese Execs Shed T...

care2.com 06 Jun '11, 3am

It's summer, and in the world's most heavily-populated cities, that means scorching heat and soaring energy bills. In Japa...