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China’s Energy Future

China’s Energy Future

ConocoPhillips Environmental Lecture Series
Trevor Houser. (Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Economic growth, especially as a result of investment in heavy industry, has rapidly increased China’s share of global energy use. Weak enforcement from Beijing and local authorities who appear to opt for profit over environmental efforts emphasize the need for a stronger energy policy in twenty-first-century China.

Join Trevor Houser as he discusses environmental challenges, international energy security, and the economic and political drivers of energy sector developments in China and their implications for energy consumers in the US and around the world.

 

Schedule

Registration: 11:30am
Luncheon Program: 12:00pm

 

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About Trevor Houser

Trevor Houser is a partner at RHG and leads the firm’s energy and natural resources work. He is also a visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC, where he writes on energy, commodity, and environmental market and policy issues.

Houser is an adjunct lecturer at the City College of New York and a visiting fellow at the school’s Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Committee on US-China Relations, and serves on the Advisory Board of Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations.

He speaks regularly on the international energy market and policy trends and has testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, the U.S. Helsinki Commission, and the US-China Economic and Security Review Commissions.

Event Details

8 November 2012
11:30am

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
713.496.9901

Asia Society members $30; nonmembers $40; table of ten $250. Links to purchase tickets below event description.