Jun Arima

Jun Arima is an economist, a former civil servant in Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and is now a Professor in the University of Tokyo. He has represented the Government of Japan in the Conferences of the Parties to the UN FCC on numerous occasions, and as one of the chief negotiators at COP16 in Cancun, he announced that Japan would not join Kyoto 2 under any condition or circumstances. He is also a Lead Author of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report. His study, Eco-Fundamentalism as Grist for China’s Mill, is published this week by the Global Warming Policy Foundation in London.

Failing climate policies create international discord that benefits no one but China