The Belt and Road Podcast

The push and pull factors for Chinese energy investments in SE Asia with Courtney Weatherby

March 25, 2019 Season 1 Episode 9
The Belt and Road Podcast
The push and pull factors for Chinese energy investments in SE Asia with Courtney Weatherby
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The Belt and Road Podcast
The push and pull factors for Chinese energy investments in SE Asia with Courtney Weatherby
Mar 25, 2019 Season 1 Episode 9
Courtney Weatherby
On this episode Courtney Weatherby discusses the different push and pull factors that have made China become involved with nearly a quarter of all energy projects in SE Asia, including an estimated 43% of all coal projects. Furthermore we look at what China and ASEAN countries can do to successfully transition to cheaper and more sustainable wind and solar projects.
Show Notes

On this episode Courtney Weatherby - a research analyst with the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia and Energy, Water, & Sustainability programs - discusses the different push and pull factors that have made China become involved with nearly a quarter of all energy projects in SE Asia, including an estimated 43% of all coal projects. Furthermore we look at what China and ASEAN countries can do to successfully transition to cheaper and more sustainable wind and solar projects.

Podcast based on her article: It's Decision Time for Southeast Asia as Power Demand Soars - https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11024-It-s-decision-time-for-Southeast-Asia-as-power-demand-soars


Recommendations:

Courtney - The Last Days of the Mighty Mekong by Brian Eyler  https://www.amazon.com/Last-Mighty-Mekong-Asian-Arguments/dp/178360719X

Erik - 'China's World Bank' is Making it Easier to Complain - Lili Pike https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11086--China-s-World-Bank-is-making-it-easier-to-complain

The entire website www.chinadialogue.net