We recently returned from a research visit to Jakarta, Indonesia, with the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s Research Institute (JICA-RI). Our trip sought to understand the opportunities and challenges of turning Jakarta, a sprawling megacity of over 10 million people , into a “smart city.”
Eun Sung-soo is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC).
On February 24, a tanker carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) left the Sabine Pass LNG terminal off the coast of Louisiana. The first LNG cargo from Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Sabine Pass LNG Project is a significant milestone for the U.S. energy industry, marking the dawn of shale-based LNG exports by the United States.
On February 9, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to freeze (or “stay,” in legal terminology) the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) enforcement of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the EPA rule regulating greenhouse gases (GHGs) from existing power plants, until the consolidated legal challenges to the rule work their way through the courts.
On December 2, 2015, the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a workshop in Singapore on Nuclear Security and Regional Fuel Cycle Decisions. The purpose of the workshop was to explore how nuclear security objectives can influence regional fuel cycle decisions of China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan and to identify potential avenues for collaboration.
The decades since the first major oil embargo in 1973 have shown all too clearly that no one can predict oil and gas prices and petroleum export revenues.