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Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate Policy
Author:
Jusen
ASUKA
Hanna
FEKETE
Kentaro
TAMURA
Niklas
HÖHNE
This article assesses Japan’s carbon budgets up to 2100 in the global efforts to achieve the 2 8C target under different effortsharing approaches based on long-term GHG mitigation scenarios published in 13 studies. The article also presents exemplary emission trajectories for Japan to stay within the calculated budget. The literature data allow for...
Peer-reviewed Article

Analysing Drivers of Low Carbon Transitions in Post-Fukushima Japan: A Cross-City Comparison of Electricity Consumption

In Journal of Comparative Asian Development
Author:
Rachel DAGGY
James E. MONOGAN III
Peer-reviewed Article
In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
In 20 09, Japan pledged to reduce its GHG emissions by 25% from 1990 levels by 2020 (“ Copenhagen Pledge” ). The achievement of the target depended largely on a large expansion of nuclear power. However, this ambitious plan became unfeasible af er the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. This paper conducted a comprehensive review of Japan’ s...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon and Climate Law Review
Based upon the lessons from the current initiatives under the climate regime as well as relevant literature, this paper discuss specific steps and time frames that aim to add ex-ante clarity to nationally determined contributions to climate change mitigation and enhance their levels of ambition. The process proposed has three distinctive features:...