Japan's Lessons on the Economy and the Environment: Our Pollution Experience

In less than 60 years Japan was able to convert its war-torn economy into a world class economy. But this rapid economic growth came at a price. The price was pollution which impacted the environment and public health. Some of the pollution-related diseases include:

  • Minamata disease
  • Yokkaichi asthma
  • Itai Itai

This program looks at how Japan has suffered from the impact of pollution.

Part 1

Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

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