Monthly Archives: August 2023

A brief review of a crustacean culinary experience:

Boston’s Lobsters

Emphatetic seafood lovers must time and again feel sad for their compatriots who are allergic to shellfish as they are denied one of the most beautiful delicacies that planet earth has to offer. Prepared properly, lobster meat is a perfect blend of tender-but-gently-firm texture, unmistakeable aroma of the seas, and a heavenly savory saltiness with the right dash of sweetness - all in that one bite of the white plump of meat just underneath its rugged and thorny exterior. 
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Academy of Management's Annual Meeting - Boston, August 2023:

The investment gap in energy transition in “carbon -critical countries”(CCCs)

Attracting sufficient investment for energy transition is enormously complex as it attempts to transform the largest and most expensive infrastructure built over centuries of investments across the chain in a very short time. Spreading the efforts too thinly across over 100 countries will unlikely produce the outcome at pace. This presentation proposes a research approach that focuses on a handful of countries, dubbed “carbon critical countries”, that have disproportionately more potential impact (negative and positive) in the efforts towards global energy transition and climate change mitigation.
Posted in Business & Society, Climate Change, Energy |
Opinion at the Jakarta Post

Institutional credibility at the core of sustainable energy transition

Indonesia’s fossil resources have helped brought it becoming a middle-income country. What got us here, won’t take us where we need to be. Whether or not the global energy transition will also propel Indonesia out of the middle-income trap heavily depends on the quality of its institutions. Carbon-intensive development can be leapfrogged, institutional credibility cannot.
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