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Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement$

Simon Avenell

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780824867133

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824867133.001.0001

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(p.ix) Abbreviations

(p.ix) Abbreviations

Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Simon Avenell

University of Hawai'i Press


    Asian Cultural Forum on Development

  • AEIC

    Antipollution Export Information Center

  • CASA

    Citizens’ Alliance for Saving Earth and Atmosphere

  • CBO

    Community-based organization

  • CFCs


  • CNIC

    Citizens Nuclear Information Center

  • COP3

    Third Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change


    United Nations Economic and Social Council

  • ENEA

    European Nuclear Energy Agency

  • ENGO

    Environmental nongovernmental organization

  • EPA

    Economic Planning Agency


    United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

  • ESS

    Economic and Scientific Section

  • FA

    Fisheries Agency (of Japan)

  • FoE

    Friends of the Earth

  • FDI

    Foreign direct investment

  • GNP

    Gross national product

  • G7

    Group of Seven

  • IAEA

    International Atomic Energy Agency

  • ILP

    Independent Lectures on Pollution (Kōgai Jishu Kōza)

  • ISSC

    International Social Science Council


    Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society

  • JAEC

    Japan Atomic Energy Commission


    Japan Tropical Forest Action Network

  • JCG

    Japan Coast Guard

  • JCP

    Japan Communist Party

  • EAJ

    Environment Agency of Japan

  • JFBA

    Japan Federation of Bar Associations

  • JMA

    Japan Meteorological Agency

  • JRA

    Japan Radioisotope Association (p.x)

  • JSDF

    Japanese Self-Defense Forces

  • JSP

    Japan Socialist Party

  • JVC

    Japan International Volunteer Center


    Kansai Electric Power Company

  • LDC

    London Dumping Convention (The Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter)

  • LDP

    Liberal Democratic Party

  • MAFF

    Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

  • MOFA

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • MSH

    Maison des Sciences de l’Homme

  • MHW

    Ministry of Health and Welfare

  • MIT

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • MITI

    Ministry of International Trade and Industry

  • MOFA

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • NASA

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • NFPC

    Nuclear-Free Pacific Conference

  • NGO

    Nongovernmental organization

  • NHK

    Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai

  • NIB

    National Indian Brotherhood

  • ODA

    Official development assistance

  • OECD

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

  • PARC

    Pacific Asia Resource Center

  • PICL

    Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders

  • PrepCom

    Preparatory Committee (for UNCED)

  • RCP

    Research Committee on Pollution

  • SCAP

    Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers

  • STA

    Science and Technology Agency

  • TACS

    Thai-Asahi Caustic Soda Company


    Tokyo Electric Power Company Limited

  • TVA

    Tennessee Valley Authority

  • UN

    United Nations


    United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (1992)


    United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (1972)

  • UNEP

    United Nations Environment Program


    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (p.xi)

  • USSR

    Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

  • WCED

    World Commission on Environment and Development

  • WEIM

    World Environment Investigative Mission

  • WHO

    World Health Organization

  • WWF

    World Wide Fund for Nature

  • YWCA

    Young Women’s Christian Association (p.xii)