Date Title Loc.
Dec. 12, 2017 Book Presentation

Energy Efficient Retrofiting of Commercial Buildings

Launch of a Practical Guide to Reducing Carbon Emissions

In metropolitan areas like Hong Kong, energy efficiency of buildings plays a key role in greenhouse gas emissions' reduction. KAS RECAP and HK Business Environmental Council BEC launch "A Guide for Energy Improvement of Commercial Buildings". more…

Hong Kong
Jan. 19, 2018 Book Presentation

Urban energy transitions

The evolution of energy systems in the case of Singapore and Kota Kinabalu

A new study by KAS RECAP sheds light on the historic development of the electricity systems in two geographically isolated Asian cities and draws implications for today. The report will be officially presented and launched in Singapore. more…

Apr. 18 - 20, 2018 Convention

European and Asian Perspectives on China's Belt & Road Initiative

7th Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics

China`s "Belt and Road" initiative (BRI) is a major factor in the global development agenda. This international conference brings young scholars from East-, Cenral- and South Asia together to discuss BRI's implications for Europe and Asia. more…

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Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2017 Congress

Climate Change and Resource Security in South Asia

Exploring Security Risks of Climate Change

The workshop in joint cooperation with COSATT/Nepal and INSSSL/Sri Lanka will focus on the challenges and effects of climate change on national and regional security in South Asia. It will particular emphasis on the role of the Security Sector. more…

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nov. 22, 2017 Symposium

Greening East Asia's energy sector

2017 World Energy Council International Symposium

The World Energy Council is going to hold its 2017 International Energy Symposium in Seoul/South Korea. The event deals with the challenges of harmonizing environment and energy policy on the Korean peninsula and beyond. more…

Seoul, South Korea
Nov. 17, 2017 Workshop

Investment Perspectives on Carbon Trading Systems (ETS)

Lessons from the EU Experience for Asia

The Faculty of Law/Chinese University of HK and the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law, National University of Singapore examine challenges, legal issues and investment perspectives under conditions of different emission trade systems. more…

Hong Kong

Event Reports

Climate change and the security sector in South Asia

Implications for armed forces, politics and society

Climate change has multifold impacts on the security situation in South Asia. Increasing migration flows and competition for the access to dwindling resources are stressing political relations between countries of the SAARC [...] more…

Energy Security in ASEAN

Looking for Common Solutions and Responses at the Regional Level

In Cambodia, Lao P.D.R., Myanmar, and Vietnam, energy demand associated with population growth, rapid urbanization, and economic development is constantly rising. To ensure sustainable growth, effective policies to secure [...] more…

German Energiewende: Lessons for Korea

Making Energy Transitions Successful

After signing the Paris Agreement, many countries have intensified efforts in decarbonizing their energy systems to address climate change. In Asia, Germany is often seen as a role-model and forerunner in energy transformation. [...] more…

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