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Date : November 6, 2013

Notice (Press Briefing): Japan’s Energy Problem (November 6, 2013)

post date : 2013.10.30

Japan’s Energy Problem


Briefer: Prof. Takeo Kikkawa, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University


In January this year, Prime Minister Abe ordered a zero-based review of the target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25% below 1990 levels by 2020, and in his policy speech in October, he declared that he would carry out reforms to the electric power system to create a dynamic electricity market.


As COP19 approaches, world attention is again on Japan's energy policy. FPCJ has invited Prof. Takeo Kikkawa of the Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University, to talk about Japan's Energy Problem. While serving as a member of the Fundamental Issues Subcommittee, Advisory Committee for Natural Resources and Energy, Dr. Kikkawa is proactively commenting on the disposal of TEPCO. Don't miss it!



Date & Time: November 6 (Wed), 2013, 13:15-14:45


Place: Foreign Press Center / Japan (6th floor, Nippon Press Center Bldg)


Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)


Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also attend the briefing as observers (admission free).


*No car park is available. Please use a nearby car park if you come by car.

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