New COSATT/KAS study

Climate Change in South Asia

1,5 billion people between the Himalaya and the Indian Ocean are affected by climate change. The new study analyses the challenges for political and social stability and discusses possible solutions for four countries of the region. more…

Fostering political cooperation in Asia

Asia-Pacific Environmental Ministers Summit

Due to serious threats and challenges of climate change in Asia-Pacific, there is an urgent need for regional coordination on the high political level. On a UNESCAP and UNEP meeting in Bangkok in early September 2017 governement representatives and NGOs will disucss further steps in mitigation and adapting to climate change. KAS RECAP is an official sponsoer of this high-level event. more…

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

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Welcome

The Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong SAR, PR China, supports the political dialogue between decision makers in the region and with Europe concerning challenges of the energy and climate policy. The project develops solutions and concrete projects of sustainability in politics, economy and society.

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Events

Oct. 12
Hong Kong
Symposium

East Asian Energy Security

Keeping the Lights on During Energy Transition

Nov. 17
Hong Kong
Workshop

Investment Perspectives on Carbon Trading Systems (ETS)

Lessons from the EU Experience for Asia

Nov. 30 - Dec. 1
Congress

Climate Change and Resource Security in South Asia

Exploring Security Risks of Climate Change

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Previous events

Sep. 4 - 8
Panel

Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment

High-ranking Meeting of environmental officials and experts from Asia-Pacific

Publications

COMPENSATING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS?

PRIORITIES FOR RESEARCH AND PUBLIC POLICY

The Paris Agreement and the following discussion processes have highlighted the urgent need of the global community to develop mechanisms of compensating Loss and Damage (L&D) caused by climate change. Opinions differ widely as [...] more…

Governing Climate Change in Hong Kong

Prospects for market mechanisms in the context of emissions trading in China

A new study of KAS RECAP's consultant, Dr Maria Francesch-Huidobro, sheds light on Hong Kong's potential role in the national emissions trading scheme in China. It reviews the policy challenges to Hong Kong and discusses the [...] more…

REDUCTION OF CLIMATE POLLUTION AND INCREASE OF EFFICIENCY IN THE FIELD OF COAL USAGE

On 13th of July, a round table was held at the city of Temirtau, organized by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in Astana in cooperation with JSC ArcelorMittal Temirtau and Kazakhstan’s renewable energy Association. Energy was the [...] more…

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