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I will discuss Energy on economical meanings. It will include the fossil energy (Oil, Coal and Natural Gas), Nuclear Energy and the Renewable Energy (Hydro-power, Geo-thermal, Solar-power, wind power, Bio-mass energy and so on) as primary energy. As the secondary energy we are depending on electricity, oil products, town gas, in our daily life. I will discuss on those energy too.
I will also review the outline of Global environmental Issue and introduce past Nuclear power policies in Japan, and introduce Renewable Energy as well as future energy. Lastly, I will discuss the problems between Energy, Economics and Population.

1. Fundamental knowledge of Energy economics.
2. Relationship between Economy and Energy .
3. Environmental Issue = Global Climate change and CO2 emission.
4. Present energy situation of each countries
5. Prospecting middle of 21st century – using simple model
6. Summing up == Future Energy and happiness of the world people
*Visiting Energy related facilities in our local area (ex. Nuclear Power station in Saga-pref.).

** This course is part of the Comparative Studies of Politics and Administration in Asia CSPA programme offered by Law Faculty of Kyushu University. For more information please contact Jiro HASUMI.



Course Information

  • Course Location: Hakozaki Campus
  • Course Delivery: CSPA Programme
  • Next Course Intake: Spring Semester
  • Contacts: Sadayuki

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