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From Crisis to Opportunity: Japan's Post 3-11 Disaster Experience and Energy Reform

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Clouds are reflected in the windows of buildings in Sendai, several months after the devastating March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Photo credit: 
Flickr/Shin Aihara

After Japan was hit with the triple disaster of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster on March 11, 2011, a variety of urgent policy and economic issues came to the fore. Through papers, speaker series, and conferences, we address the new challenges and opportunities created by the disaster.