As you may know, Japan has lower per capita carbon emissions than any Western European country. For that reason, I asked my friend, Sean Sakamoto, who recently moved to Japan and who blogs at I'd Rather Be In Japan, to check in with us every so often. I thought we might be able to learn a little something about "happier planet, happier people" lifestyles from Sean's experience there.
Here is Sean's latest dispatch (by video). Kazu, so you know, is Sean's son:
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