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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2022, 4(1); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2022.040102.

Japan’s Environmental Governance Experience and Its Implications


Liu Hao1, Wang Ling2, Guo Lin1, Wei Yong1

Corresponding Author:
Wei Yong

1School of Political Science and Law, Xinjiang Normal University, Urumqi, Xinjiang 830017, China

2School of Humanities, Tarim University, Alar, Xinjiang 843300, China


Japan created domestic economic prosperity at the cost of environmental damage after World War II, and then achieved remarkable results in controlling environmental pollution in a short time. The article systematically analyzes the beneficial experience of Japan's environmental governance from the aspects of environmental governance laws, policies, cultural education, and energy conservation. Japan has played an active role in governance through measures such as strengthening legislation and policy innovation to provide comprehensive and standardized legal policy guarantees, popularizing environmental education to improve public environmental awareness, and implementing environmental pollution liability insurance to reduce economic losses caused by environmental problems, which has a certain reference value for China's environmental protection work.


Japan, Public Hazards, Environmental Governance, Experience Inspiration

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Liu Hao, Wang Ling, Guo Lin, Wei Yong. Japan’s Environmental Governance Experience and Its Implications. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 1: 8-13. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2022.040102.


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