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U.S.-China Energy Cooperation: Risks, Opportunities, and Solutions November 16th Event

As the world’s second largest economy, China’s energy demands are growing fast. In the next fifteen years, China is projected to overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest oil consumer, and Russia as the world’s second largest natural gas consumer. By 2035, China is expected to become the world’s largest energy importer, as its energy production rises 47%, while consumption rises by 60%. China’s oil import dependence is projected to rise from 60% in 2013 to 75% in 2035.

How will the world’s second largest economy meet its energy needs without endangering the environment or violating its pledge to cap CO2 emissions by 2030, especially as its transportation-related energy demand is estimated to rise 98%? How can the U.S. help China realize greater energy independence, and shape a future energy picture in Asia that both eases geopolitical tensions and weans China and other Asian nations off OPEC?

To address these and other issues, Hudson Institute hosted a day-long conference on November 16th featuring energy policy experts from both China and the U.S.

Click here to see Fuqiang Yang’s slides.

Click here to see Damien Ma’s slides.

Click here to see Gal Luft’s slide.

Click here to see David Sandalow’s slides.

Speakers

Yossie Hollander Keynote Speaker

Chairman, Fuel Freedom Foundation

Michael Pillsbury Speaker

Senior Fellow and Director for Chinese Strategy, Hudson Institute

Qiang Liu Panelist

Secretary-General, Global Forum on Energy Security

Fuqiang Yang Panelist

Senior Advisor on Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Natural Resources Defense Council’s China Program

Damien Ma Panelist

Fellow, Paulsen Institute

Gal Luft Speaker

Co-Director, Institute for Analysis of Global Security

Jerry Fletcher Panelist

Director, U.S.-China Energy Center & Natural Resource Analysis Center, West Virginia University

David Sandalow Panelist

Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University

Jeremy Carl Panelist

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution

Arthur Herman Panelist

Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

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