Nuclear Safety Cooperation in Northeast Asia

Commentaries and Op-eds August, 2015, Eppen

Northeast Asia—dominated by China, Japan, and South Korea—is currently the world’s third largest energy-consuming region. Comparatively rapid economic growth in Northeast Asia than other regions, driven largely by energy-intensive sectors such as steel and petrochemicals, will continue to lead significant increases in energy demand. By 2030, its primary energy consumption is projected to exceed that of both North America and Europe. This growing demand, however, coupled with a lack of fossil fuel resources in Northeast Asia, has resulted in energy insecurity. – See more at:

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