Preparing for Future Disasters: Strategic Assistance and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Thomas B. Fargo, Noboru Yamaguchi, Ryo Sahashi, Kei Koga and Alison Szalwinski
This NBR Special Report examines the challenges posed by major disasters in the Asia-Pacific and argues that the United States and Japan need to elevate humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to be a key component of their combined regional security strategy.
China and Indo-U.S. Relations: An Emerging Triangle?
Shivshankar Menon (Brookings Institution) argues that despite increasing convergence between the United States and India on China, a strategic triangle has not yet emerged. He discusses options for strengthening bilateral Indo-U.S. cooperation and initiating new trilateral dialogues.
One Hundred Years of Sino-U.S. Energy Cooperation
Chen Weidong, Senior Energy Researcher at CNOOC Energy Economics Institute and Guest Professor at Renmin University. wrote this essay in conjunction with the 2015 Pacific Energy Summit.
2015 Pacific Energy Summit Media Wrap-Up
Event Multimedia & Summary
The 2015 Pacific Energy Summit hosted three on-the-record media roundtables on "U.S.-China Energy Cooperation," "The Geopolitics of Oil and Gas in Asia," and "Health and the Environment." Access the audio for each roundtable and links to featured expert quotes.
Voices from the 2015 Pacific Energy Summit: The Geopolitics of Oil and Gas in Asia
May 28, 2015, NBR hosted an on-the-record media roundtable discussion in Beijing, China, as part of the 2015 Pacific Energy Summit. Panelists discussed oil and gas markets in Asia, a cooperative approach to energy security, and the China-Russia relationship. Satya Widya Yudha, Indonesia House of Representatives, Ken Koyama, Institute of Energy Economics, and Mikkal Herberg, NBR, served as panelists for this session.
Voices from the 2015 Pacific Energy Summit: Health and the Environment
May 29, 2015, NBR hosted an on-the-record media roundtable discussion in Beijing, China, as part of the 2015 Pacific Energy Summit. combating pollution, developing renewables and sustainable energy mixes, and the role of government in protecting health and energy security. Listen to audio and read select highlights.
Shifts in Japan’s Life Science and Health Care Policy
Yuji Yamamoto (MinaCare) discusses Japan’s revised policies toward its life science sector and assesses the government’s new efforts to leverage the sector as a key driver of economic growth.
Gas in Asia: From Regional Premium to Global Commodity?
This paper assesses the progress that the global gas market has been making in realizing the potential for gas to increase its share of the worldwide energy mix and, in particular, the role that the gas markets of Asia have been playing, and may play in the future, toward reaching this potential.
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Enabling Clean-Coal Technologies in Emerging Asia
This working paper discusses the rapid increase of coal use in coal-fired power generation to meet growing electricity demand in emerging economies of the East Asia Summit region and calls for policies to support the dissemination of clean-coal technologies (CCT) to abate carbon dioxide (CO2) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.