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ENERGY CONSERVATION IN EAST ASIA:Towards Greater Energy Security

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  • Elspeth Thomson
    (Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

  • Youngho Chang
    (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; National University of Singapore, Singapore)

  • Jae-Seung Lee
    (Korea University, Korea)

Abstract

As East and Southeast Asia continue to modernize and urbanize, their demand for energy will soar. Besides seeking to import fossil fuels from the Middle East, Africa, the Caspian Region, Russia, Latin America, Australia, etc., it is imperative for these Asian countries to cooperate in substantially raising the efficiency with which energy is consumed. This book offers a comprehensive examination of East and Southeast Asia's energy conservation policies. It begins with a summary of the current and projected energy supply and demand patterns in the region, and a discussion about the need and basis for cooperation in energy conservation. This is followed by an examination of the energy conservation policies and progress to date in seven ASEAN countries and in China, Japan and Korea.

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  • Elspeth Thomson & Youngho Chang & Jae-Seung Lee (ed.), 2010. "ENERGY CONSERVATION IN EAST ASIA:Towards Greater Energy Security," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., volume 8, number 6607, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:wsbook:6607
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    Keywords

    Asia; Southeast Asia; East Asia; ASEAN; Energy Conservation; Energy Security; Energy Efficiency;

    JEL classification:

    • O13 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products
    • P28 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Natural Resources; Environment
    • P48 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Political Economy; Legal Institutions; Property Rights; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Regional Studies
    • Q4 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy
    • Q41 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Demand and Supply; Prices
    • Q48 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Government Policy

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