Photo Gallery: China’s Energy Crossroads
Forging a New Energy and Environmental Balance
Admiral Dennis C. Blair (Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA; NBR Board of Directors) and John Hempelmann (Henry M. Jackson Foundation) discuss the role of U.S.-China leadership in addressing energy and environmental security challenges.
Meredith Miller (NBR) welcomes participants to the launch of “China’s Energy Crossroads: Forging a New Energy and Environmental Balance.”
Mikkal Herberg (NBR) shares insights from NBR’s 2014 Energy Security Program. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the program, which Herberg has led since its inception.
Chen Weidong (CNOOC Energy Economics Institute) discusses China’s targets for expanding its use of natural gas and raises key questions for industry and policy.
Mikkal Herberg (NBR) and Li Zhidong (Nagaoka University of Technology) discuss the coal-electricity nexus and the potential for peak coal in China.
Erica Downs (Eurasia Group) offers insight into the evolving role of China’s national oil companies in world markets.
Lara Iglitzin (Henry M. Jackson Foundation) highlights the role of the Chinese public in strengthening responses to China’s energy and environmental challenges.
Li Bin (Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America) comments on the progress of China’s energy reforms and discusses key issues for policymakers.
Mikkal Herberg (NBR), Li Bin (Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America), Joanna Lewis (Georgetown University), and Craig Gannett (Henry M. Jackson Foundation) offer assessments of the recent U.S.-China climate agreement and consider the prospects for further strengthening U.S.-China cooperation.
Joanna Lewis (Georgetown University) details potential steps for bolstering the U.S.-China climate partnership.
Participants engage in moderated discussion.
Craig Gannett (Henry M. Jackson Foundation) discusses evolving U.S. energy policies in the context of the U.S.-China agreement on climate change.