The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation and discussion on China’s role in global energy finance with Kevin Gallagher of Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies and Bo Kong, ConocoPhillips Petroleum Professor of Chinese and Asian Studies and Assistant Professor of International and Area Studies, University of Oklahoma. They discussed two of their recent studies — Mr. Gallagher’s study on China’s global developmental finance institutions and China’s policy bank lending to foreign governments for energy and Mr. Kong’s study on the extent to which the Chinese state has facilitated the globalization of Chinese energy companies. Center Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow moderated the discussion after the presentations.
This week host Bill Loveless talks with Timur Gül, head of the Energy Technology Policy Division at the International Energy Agency and leads the Energy Technology Perspectives report.
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A major military engagement could occur in the Asia-Pacific region in the form of a possible conflict between the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan.