Adapting to a New Energy Era
A New Strategy for U.S., Japanese, and Asian Energy Security
On February 24, 2015, NBR convened a Capitol Hill event detailing the findings of the two-year project “Adapting to a New Energy Era.” The event featured remarks by Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. (U.S. House of Representatives) and Minister Yasushi Akahoshi (Embassy of Japan in the United States of America), as well as panel discussions with senior policymakers, industry leaders, and top energy and geopolitical specialists. Participants highlighted how the Asia-Pacific can lead on strengthening global energy security and will detail recommendations for policy, industry, and research.
Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., U.S. House of Representatives
Minister Yasushi Akahoshi, Embassy of Japan in the United States of America
Tom Cutler, Cutler International, LLC
Clara Gillispie, The National Bureau of Asian Research
Mikkal Herberg, The National Bureau of Asian Research; University of California–San Diego
Shoichi Itoh, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Roy Kamphausen, The National Bureau of Asian Research
Li Bin, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America
Meredith Miller, The National Bureau of Asian Research
Yu Nagatomi, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Takayuki Sato, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Kei Shimogori, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Event Agenda and Speaker Biographies
About the Adapting to a New Energy Era Project
Through a range of activities—including field research, commissioned papers, workshops, and dialogues with key stakeholders—the project “Adapting to a New Energy Era” aims to provide in-depth and academically rigorous research into how the United States, Japan, South Korea, China, and other countries can craft stronger diplomatic, strategic, and economic tools to support common energy security interests. Learn more.
This initiative is made possible by the generous sponsorship of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.