A comparative study of energy security to promote the use of renewable energy; In the geopolitical Iran and Japan

Document Type : Research Paper


1 tehran university st.

2 National Bank employee of Iran


One of the most important issues in the study of national security that is of great importance in issues related to sustainable development,In recent decades the world's population and concerns arising from the significant increase in the consumption of conventional fuels,Necessity and urgency of sustainable and secure access to energy is more and more evident.Not long in the end accept and rely too much on them in addition to global challenges such as pollution At the national level and regional problems such as internal conflicts and conflicts between governments as well. Therefore, it is essential It should be noted that fossil fuels are a finite and non-renewable energy sources Necessity and urgency of sustainable and secure access to energy is more and more evident.

The results indicate that the geopolitical situation of both countries depends on securing sustainable energy.As well as renewable and nonrenewable energy factors played the biggest impact on security mechanisms and utilizing the renewable energy sources in the energy mix Iran and Japan, to contribute significantly to the country's energy and national security.In this study we compared geopolitical Iran and Japan, the effect of renewable and nonrenewable energy in the country's energy security mechanisms are compared and assessed.
Key words: national security, energy security, geopolitics of energy, renewable energy, Iran, Japan.
"Interests", "power" and "security" concepts that are national in a bipolar system of the Cold Pyshajng, generally had military applications.Words Mmvlahm hand power using the facilities of a country to achieve its national interests, whether it was used "national security" was picked up,The use of military force to defend the territorial integrity of the country against foreign invasion.. Today these concepts in addition to military applications political and other functions, whether economic, social, cultural and environmental found.
It all together and find meaning in order to achieve sustainable development.Security, whether as an end or as a means, seeks to preserve the independence and territorial integrity of the country and creating the conditions that lead to reduced vulnerability to threats.Hence, today, the first priority of government planning and national security has become a national concern.Japan is currently the world as one of the most developed countries, according to several reasons its dependence on the national fixed factor, more than before.Japan's heavy reliance on national security requirements in the field of energy, the country Vadarbh referring to alternative agents in order to sustain stability and security and non-stop development program.Japan's lack of natural resources and high dependence on energy imports has caused the supply of energy and its conservation is important and vital for Japan As one of the most influential national security issues in the debate is the issue of energy.
And now this issue very closely and inextricably linked with security and defense policy Japan has found;Evaluation and utilization of renewable energy emerging in the name of national security, Japan has become one of the strategies.In connection with the Islamic Republic of Iran, despite considerable potential in the field of renewable energy and improving energy security, stressing the need to further increase national power, it seems Do these concepts so that should be a priority in government planning and policy-have not.What about the energy situation in Iran is obvious, favorable geopolitical position
and the presence of huge reserves of oil and gas Which is on track to achieve sustainable development factors are considered.But considering the current security issues such as instability and conflict in the Middle East and threats related to energy and obviously the end of fossil fuels,According to Iran's need for high potential in terms of using renewable energy is felt.
problem statement
According to what was said above,In this study we review the strategic policies of the Japanese government to improve the energy situation and achieve sustainable development ,Despite the constraints that caused the country's major economic powers have become one of,To assess the challenges and opportunities in the way of improving energy security deal between Iran and Japan.No doubt aware of the priorities of national security in relation to energy issues as well as identify the characteristics of their geopolitical, a more detailed analysis of study This study helps.
The main research question
The use of renewable energy in order to guarantee and enhance the national security of countries in the current era How And the type of relationship analysis and interpretation of the concept of national security issues between Iran and Japan look like?
The secondary question
- Geopolitical and security situation in Iran and Japan in terms of energy How do you assess it?
The impact of renewable energy and renewable energy in security mechanism between Iran and Japan look like?
The necessity of the project
As noted earlier, one of the most important issues discussed in the review of national security, issues related to energy and apply strategies to enhance national energy security.Processing importance to the issue of the fact that the use of appropriate patterns of energy efficiency in order to achieve sustainable development and emphasize national security Will be considered.Thus, according to the research, the need for case studies can be found in the importance of energy and function This factor, especially in the national security of Iran and Japan, as well as how it affects the security of this country's future.Given the limitations of fossil energy, planning to use more renewable energy With the aim of strengthening and improving the country's energy security is very important.Since Japan despite the limitations associated with conventional sources of energy,And relying solely on scientific and technological capabilities have won the Top Rated global economy and the sustainable development,Its strategies and appropriate scenarios can be used to improve energy security in Iran.
According to this national security targets are defined separately in each country We must also bear in mind that classification to achieve these goals is different in each country.


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