The Earthquake and the Japanese Energy Situation Archive

  • The earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis have wrecked Japan’s reputation as a safe exporter and attractive tourist destination. This damage to Japan’s international standing threatens to become a fourth national disaster. Toyoda Masakazu, chairman of the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan, suggests four policies for avoiding the worst.

    Overcoming the Fourth Disaster

    The earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis have wrecked Japan’s reputation as a safe exporter and attractive tourist destination. This damage to Japan’s international standing threatens to become a fourth national disaster. Toyoda Masakazu, chairman of the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan, suggests four policies for avoiding the worst.

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  • Toyoda Masakazu is chairman of the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan, which analyzes energy trends and issues recommendations on energy policy. Here he explains the current conditions and outlook for the future in terms of petroleum, gas, and electricity supply in the aftermath of the March 11 disaster.

    Japan’s Steadily Improving Energy Situation

    Toyoda Masakazu is chairman of the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan, which analyzes energy trends and issues recommendations on energy policy. Here he explains the current conditions and outlook for the future in terms of petroleum, gas, and electricity supply in the aftermath of the March 11 disaster.

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