Japan carbon emissions and environmental impact

Japan air pollution

Japan as an air pollution mortality rate of 11.9 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Japan is 11.7 mg/m³, endangering 76.8% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Japan energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Japan is 3.74 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 100.0% of Japan population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 6.3% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 80.26%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 7.76%
  • Renewable electricity output: 15.98%

Japan territory

The territory of Japan has a surface area of 377970 km², 364560 of which being land area. Forests represents 68.5% of the land with 249564 km². Around 8.2% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Japan adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Japan are around $375,311,549,777 which represent 7.3% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $39,934,822,278 (0.78)%
  • Mineral depletion: $137,909,382 (0.00)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $3,851,491,570 (0.07)%
  • Energy depletion: $480,375,736 (0.01)%
  • Education expenditure: $140,347,767,481 (2.73)%

Japan rents

The total resources rents of Japan represent 0.03068% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.00228% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.00897% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.00349% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.01550% of GDP

Calculate the carbon footprint of flights departing from Japan

Airport IATA code City
Chubu Centrair NGO Nagoya
Fukuoka FUK Fukuoka
Kagoshima KOJ Kagoshima
Kansai KIX Osaka
Naha OKA Okinawa
Narita NRT Tokyo
New Chitose CTS Sapporo
Osaka ITM Osaka
Tokyo Haneda HND Tokyo

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