Environment Protection in Japan: Development and Prospects

  • Helmut Weidner


Especially in the 1950s and the 1960s, the Japanese people had to suffer terrible experiences owing to the effects of environmental disruption, and they still have to cope with many unsolved problems. In a tremendous effort to mitigate damage to health and the environment in the wake of uncontrolled economic growth, the Japanese have, however, developed some internationally unparalleled and, more importantly, feasible and successful political and technical measures which deserve the full attention of other nations.


Environmental Policy Industrial Policy Japanese Government Environmental Protection Measure Vironmental Protection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmut Weidner
    • 1
  1. 1.Wissenschaftszentrum BerlinUmweltpolitikBerlin 30Germany

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