August 07, 2019
Japan in the Russian Arctic
By Francesco Sassi
Japan's involvement in Russian LNG projects in the Arctic is a political gamble. Will it pay off?
March 21, 2019
Rethinking Japan’s Energy Security 8 Years After Fukushima
By Xie Zhihai
To increase energy self-sufficiency after the 2011 nuclear disaster, renewables are Japan’s only option.
July 28, 2018
Is Japan Finally Turning Away From Coal?
By Marie Tanao
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and Nippon Life start the race to move beyond coal in Asia.
July 12, 2018
Plotting Japan's Energy Future
By Peter Bungate
Japan confirms role of renewables and nuclear as the 5th Strategic Energy Plan is approved by the Japanese Cabinet.
February 28, 2018
Why Japan Is Rethinking Its Energy Diplomacy
By Daniel Hurst
The foreign minister's advisory panel on climate change is a wake-up call for Japan.
March 08, 2017
Interview With Japan's Arctic Ambassador
By Joseph Hammond
Kazuko Shiraishi on Japan's approach to the Arctic region.
March 16, 2016
Japan: How Energy Security Shapes Foreign Policy
By Mina Pollmann
Jane Nakano on Japan's energy policy and its approach to the Middle East, Russia, and the South China Sea.
October 22, 2015
Japan’s Nuclear Energy Choices
By Kathleen Araújo
The country has the chance to create a more durable national energy strategy.