Natural resources management

Reforming the Eastern Australian gas market

We analyse the deficiencies behind the Eastern Australian gas market by applying a framework proposed by the International Energy Agency. We show that...

Linking “adaptive efficiency” with the basic market functions: a new analytical perspective for institution and policy analysis

This conceptual paper develops a new perspective linking the concept of “adaptive efficiency” with the allocative, discovery and creative functions of the...

At the crossroads: an uncertain future facing the electricity‐generation sector in South Korea

Nuclear energy has provided a major source of clean electricity for South Korea over decades. However, the South Korean Government announced an energy...

France and the Blue Pacific

Under the concept of the ‘Blue Pacific’, island nations are placing increased priority on the oceans, seeking to integrate policy on climate change,...

Analysis of the ‘Dutch Disease’ effect on the selected resource‐rich ASEAN economies

This article examines the applicability of the Dutch Disease hypothesis by using a vector auto‐regression model, focusing on the resource‐rich and middle...

The limits of social protection: the case of hydropower dams and Indigenous peoples' land

Hydropower dams have been criticised for their social and environmental implications. There have been attempts to create international social standards...

A little less conversation? Track II Dialogue and transboundary water governance

Foreign aid donors are increasingly investing in the good governance of freshwater resources in developing countries. One method used by many such...

Closing the cycle: how South Australia and Asia can benefit from re-inventing used nuclear fuel management

A large and growing market exists for the management of used nuclear fuel. Urgent need for service lies in Asia, also the region of the fastest growth in...

Mitigating tensions over land conversion in Papua, Indonesia

In the south of the biodiversity-rich Indonesian province of Papua, a large agricultural program is planned for the districts around Merauke, with the...

The energy trilemma and the smart grid: implications beyond the United States

This article argues that smart grid technologies enable policy-makers and communities to successfully manage enduring energy policy concerns. It defines...

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