Entries tagged "Climate Change"

  • Experts React | Sept. 25, 2018, 9:45 a.m.

    Five years after the announcement of China's Belt and Road, the ambitious drive to build new infrastructure across Eurasia has produced a mixed track record on key issues such as its energy footprint, debt sustainability, and environmental impact.

  • Reconnecting Asia Launches 11,000 Power Projects | Sept. 18, 2018, 9:26 a.m.

    As Asia continues to modernize and develop transportation infrastructure, its demand for electricity will continue to grow. Reconnecting Asia’s new dataset of over 11,000 power plants can help shed additional light on the region’s changing energy landscape.

  • View All Analysis | Sept. 17, 2018, 8:57 a.m.

    Browse our analysis section for news and articles on topics such as China's Belt and Road Initiative (OBOR), the Competing Visions of Japan, India, and other regional powers, and the stakes for U.S. policy.

  • Japan Requests Record Infrastructure Budget | Sept. 7, 2018, 10:43 a.m.

    Japan's infrastructure and transport ministry is seeking a record-high 19 percent budgetary increase for the upcoming fiscal year to fund domestic infrastructure improvements. The upgrades are expected to help cope with natural disasters such as typhoons, torrential rains and earthquakes.

  • Hydrogen and Green Shipping | Nov. 30, 2017, 3:15 p.m.

    On November 30th the CSIS Energy and National Security Program hosted "Hydrogen and Green Shipping: Zero Emission Fuel in the Maritime Sector" to discuss the important role that hydrogen fuel technology could play for shipping in the transition to a low-carbon future.

  • Is Asia Reconnecting? | Nov. 6, 2017, 8:56 a.m.

    This report highlights essays from our Big Question series - an analysis collection that explore the drivers and implications of the massive infrastructure push taking place across the Eurasian continent.

  • India Pushes for Electric Vehicles, but Lacks Necessary Infrastructure | Oct. 5, 2017, 9:42 a.m.

  • ADBI Recommended Reading | June 22, 2017, 9:19 a.m.

    Here is a selection of work from ADBI related to four areas the Reconnecting Asia Project covers: climate change and sustainability, energy, regional integration, and infrastructure finance.

  • OBOR Expands to the Arctic | May 30, 2017, 8:47 a.m.

    China's "Belt and Road" initiative is likely to extend to the Arctic circle.

  • Arctic Maritime Connections | May 17, 2017, 9 a.m.

    Profound changes are happening in the Arctic Ocean, especially the increases in marine access from sea ice retreat, but these changes do not foretell a retooling of global maritime trade routes as many speculate.

  • Asia’s Creeping Catastrophe | April 26, 2017, 9 a.m.

    Rising seas and extreme weather events could displace millions of people, creating large refugee flows and disrupting trade. At-risk countries should take a longer view, and the international community should support their efforts.

  • The Asian Development Bank in a Reconnected Asia | April 25, 2017, 1:23 p.m.

    Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao discusses infrastructure investment's impact on inclusive and sustainable economic growth in Asia at the 2017 Global Development Forum.

  • The American Voices Initiative | Oct. 21, 2016, 10:07 a.m.

    In an interview with the Institute for China-America Studies (ICAS) for the American Voices Initiative, Matthew P. Goodman shares his insights on regional and global implications of China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), and U.S.-China economic relations at large.