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The Regulation of Energy Investments Along the „Belt and Road“

International conference on international energy law

Energy is a central aspect of China’s “One Belt – One Road” (OBOR) policy. It is of strategic importance for China to ensure a secure and reliable supply of external energy resources to the Chinese market. Central Asia and Russia play an increasingly important role in this respect. And Europe as well has to find an answer to this dynamic development. However, the energy investment environment in these countries is challenging. more…

Dr. Peter Hefele | Event Reports | February 27, 2017

Who is liable for the impacts of climate change?

New approaches for the distribution of climate compensation

The Paris Agreement COP21 one more time has highlighted the need of the global community to develop mechanisms of balancing climate induced loss and damage. Opinions differ widely as how such compensation shall be designed. KAS RECAP and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) together with experts from Europe and Asia elaborated innovative solutions. more…

Johannes Vogel | Event Reports | February 18, 2017

Cambodia's energy transition

Inception workshop of a new KAS RECAP project

KAS RECAP supports a new project of the Phnom Penh based think tank Enrich institute to develop a comprehensive framework for a national energy transition map. more…

Dr. Peter Hefele | Event Reports | February 9, 2017

Mapping the Existential Threats of Climate Change

Security Implications for Bangladesh

Bangladesh is well recognized as one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change. In recent years, as the weather patterns become increasingly extreme and unpredictable, security concerns have been raised. The coming KAS-publication makes a specific focus on the climate-related security issues in Bangladesh. more…

Dr. Peter Hefele | Event Reports | February 8, 2017

Tree of Hope

How we can change the world

A handbook for thinking globally and acting locally more…

February 6, 2017