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June 2015

Preparing for Future Disasters: Strategic Assistance and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Thomas B. Fargo, Noboru Yamaguchi, Ryo Sahashi, Kei Koga and Alison Szalwinski

Reports

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.

June 2015

China and Indo-U.S. Relations: An Emerging Triangle?

Policy Brief

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.

June 2015

One Hundred Years of Sino-U.S. Energy Cooperation

Essays

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.

June 2015

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.

June 2015

Voices from the 2015 Pacific Energy Summit: U.S.-China Energy Cooperation

Expert Voices

On 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 prospects for U.S.-China energy cooperation, addressing climate change, and U.S. and Chinese energy markets.

June 2015

Voices from the 2015 Pacific Energy Summit: The Geopolitics of Oil and Gas in Asia

Expert Voices

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.

June 2015

Voices from the 2015 Pacific Energy Summit: Health and the Environment

Expert Voices

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.

June 2015

Shifts in Japan’s Life Science and Health Care Policy

Health Q&A

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.

June 2015

Gas in Asia: From Regional Premium to Global Commodity?

Paper

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.

June 2015

Enabling Clean-Coal Technologies in Emerging Asia

Paper

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.

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Course Reader: Energy Security and the Asia-Pacific



This special collection of essays from leading experts, selected from previous NBR publications, provides students with a strong foundation for understanding the trends and challenges shaping the energy security outlook for the Asia-Pacific and the world.

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STRATEGIC ASIA 2014-15

U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power

Strategic Asia 2014–15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power examines the trajectories of U.S. alliance and partner relationships in the Indo-Pacific in light of the region’s shifting strategic landscape.


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