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Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security

An original contribution to our understanding of a phenomenon that is reshaping the world, this title thoroughly discusses the transformation of the energy security policy arena brought on by two dramatic developments - the increased potential availability of energy in many parts of the world on the supply side, and on the demand side increasing concerns over the harmful effects on the environment brought on by the use of fossil fuels. An in depth discussion specifically focuses on what energy security means to different countries, and examines which of those countries appear to be managing their energy/climate transitions successfully and which are having a more difficult time adapting to the new environment. ã Part 1 introduces the topic, covering the main themes and provides an overview of the chapters Part 2 provides a framework for policy evaluation, considering the evolving factors affecting energy security and the energy/climate policy trilemma Parts 3 to 6 discuss energy transitions in the carbon producing countries (Saudi Arabia, Canada, Iran, Russia, Mexico), in intermediate carbon/producing/consuming countries (China, United States, UK, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa), in carbon consuming countries (Germany, Japan, South Korea, Israel, India, Spain) and finally in carbon reduction countries (France, Denmark, Switzerland) Part 7 looks at attempts at regional/international cooperation Part 8 considers the prospects for the future, examining technological breakthroughs. This title builds on the theme of unfolding energy transformations driven by, but increasingly constrained by climate/environmental considerations. It is ideal for researchers and students in the areas of environmental politics and policy, climate change, and energy and climate security, as well as for academics and professionals.
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Contents ã Foreword - Giacomo Luciani Preface The Editor and Contributors Abbreviations Part I The Policy Setting 1. Introduction Robert E. Looney 2. Evolving Factors Affecting Energy Security Marcus D. King 3. The Climate and Security Imperative Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell 4. Climate Change and Energy Security Policies: Are They Really Two Sides of the Same Coin? Peter R. Hartley 5. Renewable Energy in the MENA: Why did the Desertec Approach Fail? Luigi Carafa and Gonzalo Escribano ã 6. Frameworks for Regional Co-operation: The EU Benjamin Goerlach, Matthias Duwe and Nick Evans 7. Regional Co-ordination in Energy Systems and its Impact on Energy Security Julia Nesheiwat Part II Energy Transitions in the Carbon Producing Countries 8. In the Furnace: Saudi Arabia and the Dynamics of Global Climate Change James A. Russell 9. Energy, Climate and Economic Security, and Canada's Road From Oil Exporter to Deep Decarbonization Chris Bataille 10. Energy Transitions in Carbon-Producing Countries: Russia Jack D. Sharples 11. Energy and Climate Transitions in Mexico - The Emergence of a `Politica ambiental de estado' Duncan Wood 12. South Africa's Pragmatic Transition Robert E. Looney Part III Energy Transitions in the Intermediate Carbon Producing/Consuming Countries 13. The Politics behind the Three `E's in China: Economic Growth, Energy Security and Environmental Protection Xu Yi-chong 14. The USA's Energy and Climate Transition: Partial Success without a Plan Robert E. Looney 15. The Great British Energy Transition? Caroline Kuzemko 16. Energy Transitions and Climate Security in Brazil Fabio Farinosi 17. Indonesia's Energy Trilemma Peter Maslanka 18. Egypt: The Challenge of Squaring the Energy-Environment-Growth Triangle Robert Springborg Part IV Energy Transitions in the Carbon Consuming Countries 19. Japan's Energy Security: Challenges, Prospects and Global Implications Julia Nesheiwat 20. Transitions to Energy and Climate Security in Thailand Adam Simpson and Mattijs Smits 21. Managing Energy and Climate Policy Challenges in Pakistan: Modest Progress, Major Problems Michael Kugelman 22. Energy Transition in a Carbon Consuming Country: India Lydia Powell 23. Jordan's Response to Acute Energy Insecurity: Searching for a Winning Combination John Calabrese 24. Analyzing Turkey's Energy Transition: Challenges and Opportunities Mehmet Efe Biresselioglu Part V Energy Transitions in the Carbon Reduction Countries 25. France and the Energy Trilemma: How the Fifth Republic Has Sought to Balance Energy Security, Affordability and Environmental Sustainability John S. Duffield 26. Struggles in Denmark's Transition towards a Low Carbon Future: Shifts in the Energy Technology Assemblage Peter Karnoe and Jens Stissing Jensen 27. Twins of 1713 - Energy Security and Sustainability in Germany R. Andreas Kraemer 28. Energy Transitions and Climate Security in Italy Morena Skalamera and Fabio Farinosi 29. Energy Transitions in the Caribbean and Central America Robert E. Looney Appendix A Index

About the Author

The Editor, Professor Robert E. Looney, is a Distinguished Professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, who specializes in issues relating to economic development in the Middle East, East Asia, South Asia and Latin America. He has published 22 books and more than 250 articles in professional journals. As an international consultant, Dr Looney has provided advice and assistance to various governments and international organizations. He is the editor of Routledge's new series, Europa Perspectives: Emerging Economies.ã ã

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