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Vaclav Smil is Distinguished Professor, University of Manitoba, Canada. His interdisciplinary research has roamed broadly over issues of environment, energy, food, population, economics, and policy studies. His recent books include Global Catastrophes and Trends: The Next Fifty Years and Energy in Nature and Society: General Energetics of Complex Systems.
Fifty Years of the Shinkansen
Japan’s Economy in 2012: Multiple Challenges２０１２−−
On Meat, Fish and Statistics: The Global Food Regime and Animal Consumption in the United States and Japan
Light Behind the Fall: Japan's Electricity Consumption, the Environment, and Economic Growth
The Unprecedented Shift in Japan's Population: Numbers, Age, and Prospects
Japan and China: The Next Fifty Years