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The essays during this quantity study United States-East Asian family members within the framework of worldwide heritage, incorporating clean insights which were provided by means of students on such issues as globalization, human rights, historic reminiscence, and trans-cultural family members.

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S. S. S. leaders to work with other nations to mitigate it. S. military. 22 Nick Kapur Chinese leaders and academics also increasingly spoke in the language of environmental security. The search for energy and natural resource security not only played a major role in spurring conflict with Japan over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands (which were believed to straddle undersea oil, gas, and mineral deposits), but also fueled China’s ever growing investment in renewable and alternative energy sources. Another factor was growing domestic unrest over environmental issues.

International Environmental Cooperation: Politics and Diplomacy in Pacific Asia. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2002. , Confronting Environmental Change in East and Southeast Asia: EcoPolitics, Foreign Policy, and Sustainable Development. London: Earthscan, 2005. Hyun, In-Taek and Miranda A. Schreurs, eds, The Environmental Dimension of Asian Security: Conflict and Cooperation over Energy, Resources, and Pollution. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2007. Kühr, Rüdiger, Japan’s Transnational Environmental Policies: The Case of Environmental Technology Transfer to Newly Industrializing Countries.

Investment in green energy collapsed for a time after 2009 as a result of several convergent factors, including government belt-tightening following the worldwide financial crisis, the end of European feed-in tariffs, and a plunge in fossil fuel prices due to the emergence of hydraulic fracturing technology (“fracking”). Perhaps most to blame was Chinese overinvestment, leading to rock-bottom prices that devastated not only foreign producers but also the Chinese companies themselves and caused the United States to take China to the World Court in 2010 for alleged anti-competitive support of wind and solar industries.

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