This book is the outgrowth of various research programs carried out within the Energy Project of the Resource Systems Institute of the East-West Center. It provides an understanding of some of the major energy issues faced by the policy makers of the nations of Asia and the Pacific.
1. Introduction: Shifting Regional and Global Relationships 2. Future Supplies of Petroleum: Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region 3. Energy Demand and Rising Oil Prices: Economic Implications 4. Nuclear Power in the Asia-Pacific Region 5. China in Asia's Energy Development 6. Environmental Aspects of Energy Developments 7. Energy in Asia and the Pacific: The Important Questions