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President Obama travels to Japan on the first leg of his Asia tour. How have Abenomics -- the policies of Japan's Premier, Shinzo Abe -- transformed the country. Plus, Earth Day isn't what it used to be. Does that hold true for Americans' concern about the environment, too? Does Earth Day hitting middle age affect the environmental groups that rallied troops and fundraising around it?

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President Obama travels to Japan on the first leg of his Asia tour. How have Abenomics — the policies of Japan’s Premier, Shinzo Abe — transformed the country. Plus, Earth Day isn’t what it used to be. Does that hold true for Americans’ concern about the environment, too? Does Earth Day hitting middle age affect the environmental groups that rallied troops and fundraising around it?

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC