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FFU-Conference 11th and 12th March

Programme for the conference "Comparing Japanese and German Approaches to Denuclearization and Energy System Transformation" now online here

News from Feb 26, 2013

Comparing Japanese and German Approaches to Denuclearization and Energy System Transformation

A Conference Organized by the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU),

Freie Univ. Berlin and Hokkaido University


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DAY ONE: March 11, 2013

Location: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (Science Center of Berlin), Room


10:00  Introduction: Professor Miranda Schreurs

10:15  Prof.Dr. Fumikazu YOSHIDA (Hokkaido University)

            A Comparative Study of Denuclearization Between Germany and Japan

10:45 Mr. Schafhausen, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation

          and Nuclear Safety

           Germany's Energy Transition: Opportunities and Challenges

11:15-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 Dr. Hans Joachim Ziesing, Chair, Berlin Climate Advisory Board

           Monitoring Germany’s Energy Transition

12:00 Prof.Dr. Hiroshi HONDA (Hokkai Gakuen University)

          Three Cleavages of Postwar Japanese Politics as the Context of the

        Anti-nuclear Movement

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30 Dr. Aiko AZUMA, Hokkaido University

           CO2 Reduction without Nuclear Power Generation

14:00 Dr. Helmut Weidner, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin

           German Climate Change Policy and Politics

15:00-15:30 coffee break

15:30 Prof. Dr. Martin Jänicke, FFU, Freie Univ. Berlin (To be confirmed)

           Greening the Economy and the Third Industrial Revolution

16:00 Prof. Rie Watanabe, Prof. Univ. of Niigata Prefecture

           Nuclear Policy Change in Japan after Fukushima - Do Beliefs Matter?

16:30 Richard Forrest, FFU, Freie Univ Berlin, formerly with National Wildlife Federation

           Nuclear Policy in the United States


Location: German Environment Advisory Council (SRU), Luisenstrasse 46

10:00 Prof.Dr. Kazuto SUZUKI (Hokkaido University)

           The Myth of Safety: How Japanese Nuclear Safety Regulation was Captured

10:30 Prof.Dr. Ken-Ichi OHSHIMA (Ritsumiekan University)

           The Cost of Nuclear Power in Japan

11:00 Dr. Lutz Mez, Environmental Policy Research Centre, Freie Univ. Berlin,

           Germany’s Nuclear Phase Out Policy

11:30 -11:45 coffee break

11:45 Prof.Dr. Susumu OHNUMA (Hokkaido University)

         How to Design A Decision Making Process with a Participatory Program

       for Radioactive Waste Management

12:15 Dr. Brunnengräber and Dr. DiNucci, Environmental Policy Research Centre, FU

          Nuclear Waste Management in Germany: Political and Societal Challenges

12:45 LUNCH

14:00 Soo Jin Kim, Environmental Policy Research Centre, Freie Univ. Berlin.

           Nuclear Politics: The Case of South Korea

14:30 Ms. Julia KLEIN (Hokkaido University)

           Citizens Movements for Denuclearization after Fukushima 3.11

15:00 Dr. Dörte Ohlhorst, Dr. Kerstin Tews, Robert Brandt, FFU, Freie Univ. Berlin

           Energy Transition and Public Acceptance in Germany (To be confirmed)

15:30 Dr. Christian Hey, Secretary General, German Environment Advisory Council

           Transition Crisis - Key Issues on the Way Towards 100% Renewables

16:00 Prof. Miranda Schreurs

           Comparing Japanese and German Energy Policies for the Future