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Environmental policy (mainly climate change) and energy policy analysis using computable general equilibrium model, agent-based model, and econometric methods.

Adopting Renewable Energy And Nuclear Power In Japan

The self-sufficiency rate of energy in Japan (nuclear energy is considered semi-domestic energy) was 7.0% in 2015. This is the worst level in the history for Japan. Japan depends strongly on fossil fuels for its primary energy supply (more than 90% in the time of writing), and most are imported. More than 80% of Japan’s