Japan

This Japanese town has banned urban sprawl

Onagawa was severely damaged during a tsunami 8 years ago, as seen here in this aerial photograph from September 2011. Image: REUTERS/Issei Kato

Charlotte Edmond

Senior Writer, Formative Content

Share:

The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Japan is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Japan

Discover

What is the World Economic Forum doing to improve the future of cities?

Image: Statista

Have you read?

Image: Statista

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

JapanSustainable DevelopmentFuture of the Environment

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Lessons From Japan On How To Handle An Energy Crisis
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum