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April 25, 2016

Interdisciplinary Workshop

Resources, Sovereignty and Geopolitics

Competition for natural resources is an important factor in intensifying geopolitical conflicts. RECAP together with Chatham House is co-organizing an international workshop on the current situation and possible solutions on 26-27 May 2016 in Hong Kong. more…

April 19, 2016

The Future of Coal and Chances for Clean Coal

KAS RECAP is co-organizing a workshop on coal with the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) on 5 and 6 May 2016 in Seoul, Korea. International experts will discuss the future of coal as one of the most important fossil energy sources. more…

March 4, 2016

Workshop for students

After COP21: Global Problems, Local Solutions

The decisions of the UN climate change conference now need to be translated into action. In April 2016, KAS RECAP and the Hong Kong America Center will organise a workshop where international students will elaborate climate policy solutions for large cities. more…

February 19, 2016

Research project

Strategic Perspectives for bilateral Energy Cooperation between the EU and Kazakhstan

Central Asia is currently gaining a greater momentum in the energy cooperation between Russia, East Asia and Europe. For the region's largest country, Kazakhstan, the question arises of how to implement a sustainable resource and energy policy satisfying the needs of all regions. RECAP funded a research project of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security which dealt with the current situation and explored possible future developments of Kazakhstan's cooperation with the EU. more…

December 23, 2015


Challenges facing the Electricity Industry

Transition to electricity generation by renewable energy sources is posing not only new opportunities as well as challenges to the electricity industry. more…

December 23, 2015


EU-Asia Energy cooperation

In the face of common challenges posed by rising energy demands, both EU and China have recognized the importance of joint efforts on energy security. more…

December 7, 2015

Side event at the UN Climate Conference

Transport Day at COP21 in Paris

Sustainable mobility is one of the crucial aims on the path towards a most climate-friendly way of life. Thus, the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) with the support of RECAP organised the Transport Day on 6-12-2015 as a side event of the UN Climate change conference. more…

October 8, 2015


Energy Storage Summit Japan 2015

New energy storage systems are a key towards a low-carbon economy. more…

October 1, 2015

International conference

Changing global gas markets

The Asia-Pacific region has surpassed Europe to become the largest gas importing region. What do these developments mean for the markets? What geopolitical impact on the respective regions will arise? What are the implications for climate change mitigation efforts? more…

September 7, 2015

Opening of the new location

Opening Ceremony of KAS Regional Project "Energy Security and Climate Change in Asia-Pacific"

The KAS regional project "Energy Security and Climate Change in Asia-Pacific" in Hong Kong SAR was officially opened on 31 August 2015. more…