“China: The Role of Nuclear in Meeting Energy Demand and Climate Goals”

A discussion with:
Dr. Joe Lassiter
Senior Fellow, Senator John Heinz Professor of Management Practice in Environmental Management, Retired
Harvard Business School

The Hon. Jon Elkind
Assistant Secretary for International Affairs
US Department of Energy

John Hopkins
Chairman and CEO
NuScale Power

Ambassador Václav Bartuška
Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security
Czech Republic

Moderated by:
The Hon. Richard L. Morningstar
Founding Director, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council 

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Please join us on Tuesday, September 29 from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm for a panel discussion on the future of nuclear energy in China. The panel includes nuclear energy experts from government, academia, and the private sector, who each bring unique perspectives on Chinese energy issues.The discussion will address the following issues and more:

  • The latest insight on the nuclear energy development in China
  • The importance of nuclear energy with respect to carbon emission and global climate efforts
  • Changing patterns of energy consumption in China and their impact on the future of nuclear energy
  • The geopolitical implications of China's nuclear energy efforts

The Hon. Richard Morningstar, Founding Director of the Global Energy Center will provide welcome remarks and moderate the discussion. We hope that you will be able to join us for what will surely be a lively discussion on this topic.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1030 15th Street NW 12th Floor (West Tower Elevator)

To RSVP, please click here.

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This event is open to the press and on the record.