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Asia on the front line as energy security outranks climate change

The last year has provided a sharp and uncomfortable wake-up call

| East Asia
A seized South Korean-flagged tanker is escorted by Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats on the Persian Gulf on Jan. 4: the trade routes of crude oil supplies add an inevitable element of risk.   © Tasnim News Agency/AP

Nick Butler is a visiting professor at King's College London and a former senior executive at energy company BP.

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