The Future of Global Energy Security in the Age of Digitalization

International Workshop in Singapore

The future of energy security in the age of digitalisation has become a hot topic in the Asia-Pacific region as well as globally. What are the impacts on energy systems in an ever-growing digitalised world? How can we predict and forecast energy demand as disruptive forces and megatrends continue to shape the future energy landscape? Based on a recent study by Dr Frank Umbach, Research Director at EUCERS London, an international workshop was held in Singapore by KAS RECAP in collaboration with the Singaporean- German Chamber of Industry and Commerce. more…

Dr. Peter Hefele | Event Reports | September 13, 2018

Sustainable Asia — Envisioning your Future

Workshop on SDGs for Young People From the Asia Pacific Region

Young people are key in helping build an inclusive and promote sustainable development in Asia. However these young activists lack experience and resources to implement their visions. Therefore Konrad Adenauer Stiftung-RECAP and the Hong Kong American Centre invited five teams from Asia to a workshop in Bangkok. more…

Dr. Peter Hefele | Event Reports | September 13, 2018

Climate Primer For Institutional Investors

Climate Change and Financial Risk

Climate change presents an existential threat to modern civilization. However, because its effects manifest over generational timescales, the present generation has only limited incentive to address this threat. In the financial sector, institutional investors are becoming more and more aware of the risks presented by climate change and are willing to take action. This WWF report, supported by KAS RECAP, offers a comprehensive introduction into the basics of climate change, based upon the latest scientific knowledge. It further presents an overview on green finance instruments. more…

September 11, 2018

The Future of Energy and Climate Security

A Reflection of the workshop series organized by KAS and EUCERS in Singapore, South Korea and Kazakhakstan

This joint book publication brings together contributions by our authors based on their presentations at our KAS/EUCERS workshop series in Singapore, South Korea and Kazakhstan. Authors such as Professor Hongyuan yu, Anatole boute and many more give insight into issues surrounding changing global gas markets and the importance of clean energy and climate security. It picks up the most important points of discussion from our three workshops with contributions by speakers and participants under the general theme of “The future of energy and climate security”. more…

September 4, 2018

KAS RECAP welcomes its first KAS-CUHK Scholarship in Hong Kong

Mrs. Anjili Gupta starts her first LL.M. Masters in Energy and Environmental Law

Professor Anatole Boute, Director of the LL.M – Masters Program in Energy and Enironmental Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Dr. Peter Hefele, Director of KAS RECAP, welcome its first KAS-RECAP-Scholarship to Mrs. Anjle Gupta from New Delhi, India. more…

Dr. Peter Hefele | Event Reports | September 3, 2018