China is frequently described as a threat to regional and global stability and its rapidly rising demand for imported energy is seen as one cause of this threat. This book shows that domestic politics and foreign policy have both played a part in China's recent major energy … Continue Reading ››
China’s rapid economic growth has led to a huge increase in its domestic energy needs. This book provides a critical overview of how China’s growing need for oil imports is shaping its international economic and diplomatic strategy and how this affects global political relations and behaviour. Part One … Continue Reading ››
At last, the sequel to the Adelphi Paper of 2002 (The Strategic Implications of China’s Energy Policy) is published. Co-authored with Roland Dannreuther. The aims of this book are:
- to identify the sources of this external oil policy by examining the dynamics of China’s domestic energy sector, and
- to show how energy is affecting the government’s foreign policy.
As China's economy continues its sustained and rapid growth, so does its demand for energy and other natural resource raw materials. China is now the second largest consumer of primary commercial energy after the USA, accounting for 15% of the world's total. Over the four year period … Continue Reading ››
China is the world's second largest consumer of commercial energy and is therefore a significant contributor to atmospheric pollution. It is becoming a major player in global and regional markets for energy products, services and investment. This book provides an overview of the formulation and implementation of … Continue Reading ››