Energy & Environment

  • U.S.-China Energy Security Cooperation Dialogue

    China Energy

    The 2007 U.S.-China Energy Security Cooperation Dialogue was held in a period when a broad range of activities and policy recommendations have been proposed to address global energy security and environmental issues. The Dialogue identified a number of further steps that China and the United States

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  • A Marshall Plan for Energy, Water and Agriculture in Developing Countries

    Today, hunger, poverty, and desperation remain prevalent throughout much of the developing world. If we are to live in a 21st century more prone to peace than violence, the developed countries must move expeditiously to address the developing countries’ requirements for energy, water, and agricultural production. The availability, accessibility and affordability of energy, water and food...
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  • U.S.-China Energy Security Cooperation Dialogue Report

    USA-China Cooperation

    The Atlantic Council of the United States and the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations organized the first "U.S.-China Energy Security Cooperation Dialogue," held in Beijing on 31 October-1 November 2006. Conference participants included foreign policy analysts and energy

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  • Transatlantic Cooperation for Clean Air

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    Although the United States and the European Union have for many years pursued different approaches on the issues of air quality and climate change, those strategies are now beginning to intersect. Their policy objectives are increasingly similar, and they can learn much from each

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  • Transatlantic Cooperation for Clean Air: Summary of Conference

    Transatlantic Cooperation for Clean Air: Summary of Conference

    Although the United States and the European Union have for many years pursued different approaches on the issues of air quality and climate change, those strategies are now beginning to intersect. Their policy objectives are increasingly similar, and they can

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  • Clean Air for Asia: China-India-Japan-U.S. Cooperation

    In recognition of the impact China’s and India’s quest for sustainable development will have on the world’s energy markets and the global environmental outlook, the Atlantic Council of the United States undertook a major project in 2000 to conduct a dialogue among prominent experts in China, India, Japan and the United States. This dialogue was to address some of the more significant problems

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  • A Marshall Plan for Energy and Water Supply in Developing Countries

    This report underlines the view that without the availability, accessibility and affordability of clean energy and water provided by market-based approaches, the political stability in many developing countries that is a prerequisite for economic growth and sustainable democratic governance will not be achieved.


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  • Risk and Reward: US-EU Regulatory Cooperation on Food Safety and the Environment

    This policy paper addresses difference in US-EU regulatory policy in connection with food safety and the environment. The authors examine current trans-Atlantic tensions arising out of several areas of domestic regulations on issues surrounding food safety and environmental protection.


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  • Thinking Beyond the Stalemate in U.S.-Iranian Relations: Volume II

    This report examines the full range of US interests in the US-Iran stalemate and suggests measures that could become part of a new strategic approach. It identifies the major issues that will need to be addressed if US-Iranian relations are to improve. In doing so it identifies areas in which cooperative endeavors might serve the interests of both countries as well as those in which competing...
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  • Thinking Beyond the Stalemate in U.S.-Iranian Relations: Volume I

    This publication addresses the stalemate between the US and Iran. It argues that the stalemate satisfies emotionally many Americans but does not serve overall US interests. According to the paper, it hinders the achievement of several key US geopolitical interests, especially over the longer term.


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