Deliberative Polling® on Energy and Environmental Policy Options in Japan

For the first time, the central government introduced Deliberative Polling® to better reflect public opinion in compiling basic policies for nuclear power and other energy sources. The public opinions expressed will be used in deciding basic energy policies.

Energy and Environmental Policy Options for Japan

Due in part to the the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11 2011 and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the Japanese government and the public need to make very difficult decisions on the energy issue now. PDF