2020: Emerging Parallels with a Course on Environmental Pollution
Klimawandel und Ökologie
The Asia-Pacific Journal | Japan Focus Volume 18 | Issue 22 | Number 3 | Article ID 5514 | Nov 15, 2020
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Study-abroad in Japan under COVID-19:
Emerging Parallels with a Course on Environmental Pollution
Shizuka Hsieh, Roger Ort, Kerry Walker
The Coronavirus hit Japan during our study-abroad semester in Kyoto. Here we present similarities in Japanese societal response to chemical pollutants throughout the long twentieth century and to COVID-19, as they became apparent to us through a chemistry course on Japanese industrial pollution.