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Environmental support, energy security and economic growth in Japan

Abstract:

This study investigates the resource consumption of Japanese society since 1979 and its subsequent effects on the economic output of the nation and the environment. In order to quantify resource appropriation and trends in production and consumption, the concept of emergy synthesis is employed. Our results show a significant increase in the total amount of emergy consumed by 66.9% between 1979 and 2003 which comes hand in hand with an increase in the level of environmental stress by 93.7% (qu...

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10.1016/j.enpol.2009.05.011

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Gasparatos, A More by this author
Journal:
Energy Policy
Volume:
37
Issue:
10
Pages:
4038-4048
Publication date:
2009-10-05
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ISSN:
0301-4215
URN:
uuid:5d867962-8b70-4de1-8605-021bcc084f4b
Source identifiers:
296109
Local pid:
pubs:296109
Language:
English
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