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ASPI works with policymakers, scientists, economists, business leaders, and experts from other fields to assess the challenges associated with securing food, water, and energy for Asia’s burgeoning population, in a way that conserves environmental resources for the future. This multidisciplinary approach considers the needs of diverse stakeholder groups and recognizes the tradeoffs that must be made to overcome sustainability problems.

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ASPI report on carbon market cooperation and linkage in Northeast Asia.
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ASPI report outlining ways to foster regional trade and carbon market cooperation between China, Japan, and South Korea.
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ASPI report on how major companies operating in Northeast Asia can drive carbon market cooperation and capitalize on its opportunities.
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ASPI report on carbon market developments in China, Japan, and Korea and how linkages can be facilitated between these markets to pursue ambitious climate change policies.
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This ASPI report by Jackson Ewing outlines potential for climate change cooperation between China, Japan, and South Korea through market mechanisms.
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This report considers the policy shift that the Chinese government has called for to address the environmental impacts of economic growth, and assesses the challenges ahead.
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Asia Society and the International Rice Research Institute jointly developed a plan of action to address food insecurity and poverty in Asia, based on input from policy and scientific authorities.
The report describes a model for a U.S.-China partnership that would advance research, development, and deployment of commercial-scale CCS while strengthening bilateral relations.
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An Asia Society leadership group’s report recommends a ten-point policy agenda for preventing a water crisis in Asia, which could have a profound impact on security throughout the region.

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