Dr. Matsuno had an honor to explain at KOUSHO HAJIME in the presence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan

  On 12 January 2007, Dr. Taroh Matsuno, Senior Scientist of the Frontier Research Center for Global Change (FRCGC) had an honor to give a lecture in the presence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan at the Imperial Palace. The title was "Increase of Carbon Dioxide and Climate Change."
  The ceremony of the KOUSHO HAJIME - Imperial New Year's Lectures - takes place every January. This is a ceremony in which the Emperor and Empress listen to the lectures delivered by experts in the fields of humanities, social and natural sciences. Dr. Matsuno was selected from the field of natural sciences.