Energy Security Events
July 22, 2008 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
With limited energy reserves at home, India is increasingly looking abroad to satisfy much of this voracious demand. The Asia Program, with assistance from the Global Energy Initiative, hosts a panel discussion on India's external energy security policy.
June 25, 2008 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Robert McLeod, Minister of Industry, Tourism, and Investment for the Northwest Territories, spoke about the potential of arctic natural gas to meet North American energy needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions as well as environmental questions concerning development.
April 23, 2008 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The authors of the new book, Cruzando Limites, discuss bilateral issues surrounding transboundary oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico with other experts in the field.
March 06, 2008 // 6:15am — 12:45pm
In seeking an interim solution that would allow Canada and the United States to continue to use fossil fuels while advancing necessary environmental and energy security goals, panelists discussed the potential of carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a solution.
December 12, 2007 // 8:00am — 10:00am
China Environment Forum
Whether and how well China deals with its energy dilemmas will have deep consequences for the rest of the world, which has a large stake in its success.
October 29, 2007 // 7:30am — 5:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute's 2007 annual conference. This year's conference on Canadian foreign policy examined the proposition of Canada as an energy superpower.
March 21, 2007 // 2:30pm — 6:00pm
The Africa Program, Global Witness, and the offices of Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) and Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) co-host a comprehensive program to explore the issue of oil revenue transparency and how it relates to U.S. energy security.
November 14, 2006 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Foreign Policy magazine recently designated the Strait of Malacca as one of the world's five top global chokepoints. This narrow waterway, which divides Indonesia's Sumatra Island and western Malaysia, is a hub of global trade, including large percentages of Northeast Asia's oil and liquid natural gas. There is concern, however, that piracy and terrorism may jeopardize the safe transport of these energy needs.
October 23, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Latin American Program
A panel of experts looks at the nationalization of hydrocarbons in Bolivia, Venezuela's use of "oil diplomacy" in the hemisphere, the development of the Camisea natural gas pipeline in Peru, and increased concern over the security of U.S. energy supplies. All of these issues serve to underscore the intensely political aspects of energy relations in Latin America.
October 05, 2005 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.