In the Media | September 2023
"The shadow-boxing around a prime ministerial visit to China has ended. Meeting China’s premier, Li Qiang, in the margins of the East Asia Summit this week, Anthony Albanese said he would visit before the end of the year. The question now is not when to go, but how to go."
- Asia Society Australia executive director of policy, Richard Maude, on Prime Minister Albanese's potential visit to China in the Australian Financial Review.
"In China, the world’s biggest rice producer, recent climate shocks have significantly affected agricultural production."
- Asia Society Policy Institute research associate, Genevieve Donnellon-May, on Asia's food supply anxieties in The Interpreter.
"China has also attempted to exploit the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR), which contains a major portion of the world’s fresh water. The official figures reveal that by the end of 2017, installed hydropower capacity in China had reached 341 million kilowatts, while the installed hydropower capacity in the TAR was only 1.77 million kilowatts, accounting for only 1 per cent of the technically exploitable potential."
- Asia Society Policy Institute research associate, Genevieve Donnellon-May, on China's approach to water with lower riparian countries in ANI, Daily Asian Age, Lokmet Times, the Malaysian Sun, The Economic Times, The Print, Times of India, and Web India.
"Tracing platform aims to build the foundations of a standardised battery-recycling system. Battery producers, car companies and retailers, and battery repurposing and recycling companies, are all expected to update information on the platform in a timely manner, ensuring that disused batteries are ultimately dealt with appropriately."
- Asia Society Policy Institute associate director of clean energy, Dr Muyi Yang, on how China can address its EV battery-recycling challenge in China Dialogue.
“Australia is considered self-sufficient and one of the most food secure countries globally in a region where a majority of nations are actually net food importers.”
- Asia Society Policy Institute research associate, Genevieve Donnellon-May, on the deepening food security issues being felt globally in the Herald Sun, News.com.au and The Advertiser.