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Environmental policy of Japan

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Committee.

Environmental policy of Japan

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by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Committee.

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Published by OECD in [S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Japan for the Analysis Meeting.
The Physical Object
Pagination347 p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18247469M

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Japan This review of Japan's environmental conditions and policies evaluates progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co . Book Description. From a nuclear North Korea and territorial disputes in the East China Sea, to global climate change and Asia-Pacific free trade agreements, Japan is at the center of some of the most challenging issues that the world faces today. and networks influencing Japanese foreign policy, the Routledge Handbook of Japanese Foreign.

Junko Edahiro is one of Japan’s top environmental journalists and a major proponent of the country’s slow-living movement. She has translated books by Lester Brown, Al Gore, Dennis Meadows, Donella Meadows, David Suzuki and many others into Japanese, and written dozens of her own books on climate change, energy, happiness, systems thinking and many other sustainability topics. collected samples. Japanese environmental policies are outlined in Section 3, and in Section 4 the relationship between environmental management and environmental performance are reviewed in the light of the survey results. Section 5 covers incentives and factors which affect motivation to introduce.

This book examines the development and current state of environmental policy, and in particular of environmental impact assessment, (EIA) in Japan. The first part reviews interest group participation in environmental policy making, the history and current state of environmental problems in Japan, the land use and economic planning framework. As the official journal of the Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies and the official journal of the Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics, it provides an international forum for debates among diverse disciplines such as environmental economics, environmental policy studies, and related fields.


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The book introduces Japan s environmental history, its key environmental regulations and the forces that have driven Japan to introduce these environmental Environmental policy of Japan book and programs.

It also examines the various formal and informal institutional mechanisms and policy instruments that have been introduced over the past several decades to implement pollution control and energy conservation.

First published in Japanese attitudes to pollution and environmental protection were distinctly equivocal. The Japanese are a nature-loving people, yet they are responsible for widespread environmental destruction; Japan has some of the world’s strictest environmental quality standards, but the country also has some of the world’s most environmentally damaged by: By examining the issues of environmental policy formation and implementation linked to economic development, and reviewing the Japanese experiences and the examples of other Asian countries, this book reveals factors of dynamism between environmental policy and social change in a domestic, regional and global context.

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A booklet titled "Water Environmental Management in Japan" includes the details of such history (Note 2), together with overall policies and data related to the water environment in Japan. The outbreak of the Minamata Disease, which occurred as a result of methylmercury poisoning, was first reported in Environmental Protection Policy in Japan - Introduction.

During the 20 years after the establishment of the Environment Agency inthe environmental situation at the national and global levels has undergone substantial changes.

At the national level, notable achievements have been made in combating severe pollution during the period of high economic growth. Environmental Protection Policy in Japan - Introduction; Environment Agency’s Policy Focus for FY ; Environment & Economy.

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Even though Japan is one of the countries that have taken a bold step regarding responsiveness to environmental issues and overall cleanliness, industrial activities and agriculture still pose some environmental challenges. Waste management is the biggest environmental problem in Japan. A booklet named "Water Environmental Management in Japan" includes details of such history, *2 together with overall policies and data related to the water environment in Japan.

The outbreak of Minamata Disease, which occurred as a result of methylmercury poisoning, was first reported in With post-Fukushima energy policy remaining controversial, Japan falls into the upper-middle ranks (rank 14) with regard to environmental policy.

Its score on this measure has improved by points relative to Nuclear power plants have restarted following the Fukushima disaster, but concerns continue to keep this process slow.

Demonstrating that bridging policy gaps between local action, national policy and global strategies is potentially a way of reinventing environmental policy, this book will be of interest to students and scholars of Environmental Studies, Environmental Politics and Japanese Politics.

"Providing a detailed analysis of environmental policies and policy instruments in Japan by leading experts in the field, this book will be of great interest to students of environmental policy and politics and policymakers concerned with environmental protection in Asia."--Jacket.

Compared to other policy areas such as economics and finance, environmental policy is relatively new. Wide-ranging, the field of environmental policy spans from local garbage disposal to environmental protection on a global level.

Part III: Three Pillars of Japan's Defense (Means to Achieve the Objectives of Defense) Chapter 1 Japan's Own Architecture for National Defense.

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In Novemberthe Experts' Study Committee on A Recycle-Oriented Society for Environmental Protection of the Japan Environment Agency (JEA), published a report that formed the basis for Japan's recycling law (Japanese Environment Agency, ).

Industry also appears to have made big changes in its environmental policy since   In the s and s, Japan was known as the leading innovator in environmental policy. Other OECD countries found much to emulate. Two decades later, Japan appears to have lost its innovative edge to other OECD countries.

Why has Japan fallen from its position as the global leader. How should Japan regain its reputation. Possible causes of the rise and fall of Japanese environmental policy. Development of Environmental Policy in Japan and Asian Countries This book examines the issues of environmental policy formation and implementation linked to economic development, by reviewing the Japanese experiences and the examples of other Asian countries.

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Environmental policy in Japan. Berlin: Edition Sigma, © (OCoLC) Environmental Policy and Impact Assessment in Japan.

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Barrett, Riki Therivel. This book examines the issues of environmental policy formation and implementation linked to economic development, by reviewing the Japanese experiences and the examples of other Asian countries.

This reveals factors, which could mutually influence effectiveness in environmental policy, of dynamism between environmental policy and social change in a domestic, regional and global context. The catalyst for drastic change in Japan’s energy and environmental policies is the Fukushima No.

1 nuclear power plant disaster that started in   A gold mine of information, this book gives a balanced, comprehensive, and authoritative analysis of Japan's environmental policy and candidly covers [End Page ] both its considerable achievements and persistent limitations.

Although this volume focuses on issues of policy implementation, it impressively addresses most aspects of environmental issues in Japan.