Author: Dr. Phyllis Genther Yoshida
Japan’s Cabinet approved a revised Basic Energy Plan on July 3 that set goals for Japan’s energy mix to 2030. The plan moves Japan in the right direction, but is not as innovative as some had hoped.
On June 25, Sasakawa USA held a book launch for Japan’s Energy Conundrum at noon at Washington DC’s Army and Navy Club. Edited by Sasakawa USA Fellow Phyllis Genther Yoshida, Japan’s Energy Conundrum tackles Japan’s attempts to manage and balance domestic supply and demand for energy, changing global energy markets, its climate change goals, and its overall energy security in the years after March 11, 2011.