Joseph Webster

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Joseph Webster is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center, where he leads the center’s efforts on Chinese energy security and specialises in energy geopolitics. Parallel to his energy work, Joseph edits the China-Russia Report, an independent, non-partisan newsletter exploring developments in Sino-Russian relations. His energy and geopolitical analyses have been published in Axios, Politico, Politico Europe, and The Wall Street Journal, inter alia.

Can China use offshore wind to break its reliance on foreign LNG and coal?
Can China use offshore wind to break its reliance on foreign LNG and coal?
And could that make Beijing more open to risk-taking, including vis-à-vis Taiwan?
Beijing’s plan for Taiwan challenges its offshore wind push
Beijing’s plan for Taiwan challenges its offshore wind push
Fujian’s coast hasn’t kept up with wind power in other provinces – and military strategy seems to be blowing the other direction.
Why China tripled its heavy truck shipments to Central Asia: Unravelling the influence of Russia’s war in Ukraine
Why China tripled its heavy truck shipments to Central Asia: Unravelling the influence of Russia’s war in Ukraine
A sharp spike in overall exports to the region appears to provide Beijing a pathway to indirectly support the Kremlin’s war effort.
Mongolia in the middle: China and Russia may split over the allure of renewables
Mongolia in the middle: China and Russia may split over the allure of renewables
With an abundance of solar and wind power, the landlocked East Asian country is set to impact Sino-Russian relations.
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