New book released: Energy Security in Japan

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Griffith Asia Institute Featured Publication Purchase the book from Ashgate press For a country already uneasy about energy security, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, which caused a nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, turned pre-existing Japanese concern about the availability of energy into outright anxiety. The subsequent closure of many nuclear reactors meant […]

Aussie LNG an energy lifeline – for now

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The Japan Times publishes a story by Eric Johnston who recently attended the Australia-Japan Dialogue in Brisbane hosted by the Griffith Asia Institute.  Mr Johnston comments on the discussions held at the Dialogue.  Read the article here.

Authorities begin Fukushima cleanup

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Professor Tatsujiro Suzuki, Vice Chairman of Japan’s Atomic Energy Commission, talks to ABC Radio National about the Fukushima nuclear plant.  Professor Suzuki was in Brisbane attending the Griffith Asia Institute’s annual Australia-Japan Dialogue.  The 2013 Dialogue was on the topic of Energy Security and was supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation of […]

Griffith hosts key energy security forum

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Griffith Asia Institute will host a high level workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday (Nov 12-13) that addresses core energy security challenges and opportunities confronting Australia and Japan in the 21st century. The workshop is a major initiative of Griffith University’s annual Australia-Japan Dialogue, now in its fourth year. The 2013 Australia-Japan Dialogue is sponsored by […]

Minister speaks about Queensland- China Energy Relationship

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The 2013 Annual Leader’s Lecture was presented on July 3rd at GOMA.  It featured the Honorable Mark McArdle, Queensland Minister for Energy and Water Supply as the key note speaker. Mr McArdle spoke candidly about the supply of energy from Queensland to China from both a political and economic view point. He notes “our economies […]

Griffith hosts key energy security discussions

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Securing future energy supplies in an evolving environmental landscape is paramount for governments worldwide. It is a priority that acutely connects Australia with China. “Energy plays a big part in our relationship with China, with coal, gas, and uranium imports from Australia forming a key component of China’s energy security strategy,” Professor Andrew O’Neil says […]