Energy Security (SAGE Library of International Security)

Energy Security (SAGE Library of International Security)

By: Assoc Prof. Benjamin K. Sovacool (editor)Hardback

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The classic conception of energy security addresses the relative supply and safety of energy fuels and services. Yet the past three decades have seen both the emergence of new energy security threats, such as climate change, and new conceptions of energy security, such as definitions which focus on social stewardship, affordability, or innovation of energy research and development. The articles collated in this new 6-volume major work chart these significant developments, and place them in a wider context through a comprehensive and illuminating introductory chapter, written by editor Benjamin K. Sovacool and energy security expert Scott V. Valentine. Divided thematically, the volumes cover the following topics: Volume One: Definitions, and Concepts Volume Two: Fuels and Technologies of Energy Security Volume Three: Economic, Political, and Environmental Dimensions of Energy Security Volume Four: Regional Perspectives of Energy Security Volume Five: National Perspectives of Energy Security Volume Six: Indices and Measures of Energy Security Progress

About Author

Dr. Benjamin K. Sovacool is Visiting Associate Professor at Vermont Law School, where he manages the Energy Security and Justice program at their Institute for Energy and the Environment. Professor Sovacool works as a researcher and consultant on issues pertaining to renewable electricity generators and distributed generation, the politics of large-scale energy infrastructure, designing public policy to improve energy security and access to electricity, and building adaptive capacity to the consequences of climate change. Dr. Sovacool has published more than 200 academic articles and chapters, and presented research at more than 80 international conferences and symposia. Moreover, he is the editor, co-editor, author, or co-author of thirteen books, including The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security (Routledge, 2010), Climate Change and Global Energy Security (MIT Press, 2011), Energy Access, Poverty, and Development (Ashgate, 2012), The Governance of Energy Megaprojects: Politics, Hubris, and Energy Security (Edward Elgar, 2013), and Energy Security, Inequality, and Justice (Routledge, 2014).

Contents

VOLUME ONE: DEFINITIONS AND CONCEPTS Ensuring Energy Security - Daniel Yergin The Three Perspectives on Energy Security - Aleh Cherp and Jessica Jewell Intellectual History, Disciplinary Roots and the Potential for Integration The Future of Energy Security through a Global Restructuring - Girijesh Pant Energy Security and Sustainability in Northeast Asia - David von Hippel et al Selection from The New Energy Security Paradigm - World Economic Forum The Growth of Concern for Energy Security - Barry Barton et al Dimensions of Energy Security - Anas Alhajji Competition, Interaction and Maximization The Four R's of Energy Security - Larry Hughes The U.S. Department of Defense - Drexel Kleber Valuing Energy Security Energy Security - Kevin Stringer Applying a Portfolio Approach Diversification of Oil Import Sources and Energy Security - VladoVivoda A Key Strategy or an Elusive Objective? Multicriteria Diversity Analysis: A Novel Heuristic Framework for Appraising Energy Portfolios - Andy Stirling Providing Energy Security in an Interdependent World - Frank Verrastro and Sarah Ladislaw The Fuzzy Nature of Energy Security - Scott Valentine Conceptual Notes on Energy Security - Felix Ciuta Total or Banal Security? Physics Envy - Christopher Cooper Why Energy Policy Is More Art Than Science VOLUME TWO: FUELS AND TECHNOLOGIES OF ENERGY SECURITY Selections from Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security - Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins Energy Infrastructure and Security - Alexander Farrell, Hisham Zerriffi and Hadi Dowlatabadi Peak Oil Forum - Worldwatch Institute Energy Security: - Janusz Bielecki Is the Wolf at the Door? Selections from 'How NAFTA Can Increase Global Energy Security' - John Fohr The Natural Gas Revolution - Daniel Yergin What to Do about Coal - David Hawkins, Daniel Lashof and Robert Williams Sustainability of Uranium Mining and Milling - Gavin Mudd and Mark Diesendorf Toward Quantifying Resources and Eco-Efficiency An Economic and National Security Perspective on Critical Resources in the Energy Sector - Nayantara Hensel North America's Electricity Infrastructure - Massoud Amin Are We Ready for More Perfect Storms? Practising Risk-Aware Electricity Regulation - Ron Binz et al Executive Summary Renewable Energies: Challenges and Benefits - Antonio Pfluger Stabilization Wedges - S Pacala and R Socolow Solving the Climate Problem for the Next 50 Years with Current Technologies Review of Solutions to Global Warming, Air Pollution and Energy Security - Mark Jacobson Biofuels - V. Shunmugam Breaking the Myth of 'Indestructible Energy'? Hydrogen Highways - Alex Waegel et al Lessons on the Energy Technology-Policy Interface India's North East and Hydropower Development - Chandan Mahanta Future Security Challenges Solar Energy Security - Richard Perez and Brad Collins Projecting Power - Leet Wood The Security Implications of Space-Based Solar Power Nuclear Power - M.V. Ramana Economic, Safety, Health and Environmental Issues of Near-Term Technologies Benefits of Distributed Resources - Amory Lovins et al Micropower - Seth Dunn New Variable in the Energy-Environment-Security Equation The Benefits and Drawbacks from Energy Efficiency - B. Sudhakara Reddy et al Polices for Increasing Energy Efficiency - Howard Geller et al Thirty Years of Experience in OECD Countries VOLUME THREE: ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DIMENSIONS OF ENERGY SECURITY War and Energy - Vaclav Smil Energy and National Security - Larry Triola An Exploration of Threats, Solutions and Alternative Futures Executive Summary of Costs of U.S. Oil Dependence - David Greene and Sanjana Ahmad 2005 Update International Competition for Energy Sources - Michael Klare What Is the Problem with Natural Resource Wealth? - Macartan Humphreys, Jeffrey D. Sachs and Joseph E. Stiglitz Coercive Western Energy Security Strategies - Susanne Peters 'Resource Wars' as a New Threat to Global Security Oil and Revolutionary Governments - Jeff Colgan Fuel for International Conflict The Environmental Dimension of Energy Security - Marilyn Brown and Michael Dworkin Selections from National Security and the Threat of Climate Change - CNA Military Advisory Board Executive Summary of Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4 DegreesC Warmer World Must Be Avoided - Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics Warming to a Redefinition of International Security - Denise Garcia The Consolidation of a Norm Concerning Climate Change Energy and Human Security in the Asia-Pacific - Michael Heazle Exploring the Human Security/State Security Interface Energy, the Environment and Health - John Holdren and Kirk Smith Placing Access to Energy Services within a Human Rights Framework - Adrian Bradbook and Judith Gail Gardam Energy Poverty: How to Make Modern Energy Access Universal? - International Energy Agency, United Nations Development Program, United Nations Industrial Development Organization VOLUME FOUR: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES OF ENERGY SECURITY Energy and Security - GEA Writing Team RX for Oil Addition - Jan Kalicki The Middle East and Energy Security Regional Issues and Strategic Responses - Saad Rahim The Gulf States Europe's Energy Security - Gawdat Bahgat Challenges and Opportunities The European Union's Energy Security Challenges - Paul Belkin Choosing the Future Nordic Energy System - Markus Wrake The Andes - Lila Barrea-Hernandez So Much Energy, Such Little Security The Politics of Energy Co-Operation in Latin America - Priti Singh Reducing Energy Intensity and Ensuring Energy Security - Hossein Razavi The Geopolitics of Energy Security in Asia - Michael Wesley Central Asia - Thomas Johnson Energy Resources, Politics and Security The Energy Crisis and the South Asian Security - Anasua Basu and Ray Chaudhury An Indian Perspective Energy and Environment in the ASEAN - Shankar Karki, Michael Mann and Hossein Salehfar Challenges and Opportunities Energy and GMS: Cooperation, Competition and Development - Youngho Chang and Yao Lixia Northeast Asia Regional Energy Infrastructure Proposals - David Von Hippel et al Oil Wars in the South China Sea - Michael Klare Pacific Perspectives on the Challenges to Energy Security and the Sustainable Use of Energy - Peter Johnston Regional and National Frameworks for Energy Security in Africa - Yinka Omorogbe Geo-Strategy of Oil in the Gulf of Guinea - Freedom Onuoha Implications for Regional Stability VOLUME FIVE: NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES OF ENERGY SECURITY Exploring Propositions about Perceptions of Energy Security - Benjamin Sovacool et al An International Survey Future United States Energy Security Concerns - John Deutch Russia's Energy Policy and Its Impacts on Northeast Asian Energy Security - Jae-Young Lee and Alexey Novitskiy Corruption, Intermediary Companies and Energy Security Lithuania's Lessons for Central and Eastern Europe - Margarita Balmaceda Energy Security Challenges in Ukraine - International Centre for Policy Studies A SNAPSHOT: 2010 Security Policy Hedging against Oil Dependency - ystein Tunsjo New Perspectives on China's Energy Security Policy India and Energy Security - Ashok Sharma The Policy Response of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Their Effect on Japanese Energy Security - Masatsugu Hayashi and Larry Hughes Energy Security in Brazil - Veronica Salas A Driving Factor for Brazil's Emergence in Our Increasingly Multipolar World Energy Security in Indonesia - Budy Resosudarmo, Ariana Alisjahbana and Ditya Agung Nurdianto Toward Sustainable Energy Development in Bangladesh - Sk Noim Uddin and Ros Taplin South Africa's Energy Security in the Context of Climate Change Mitigation - Sheila Kiratu Resource Curse in Nigeria - Agwara John Onyeukwu Perception and Challenges Sheikhs on Barrels - Malavika Bambawale and Benjamin Sovacool What Saudi Arabians Think about Energy Security Australia and Asia-Pacific Energy Security - Richard Leaver The Rhymes of History VOLUME SIX: INDICES AND MEASURES OF ENERGY SECURITY PROGRESS Indicators for Energy Security - Bert Kruyt et al Measures of Petroleum Dependence and Vulnerability in OECD Countries - A Alhajji and James Williams Oil Vulnerability Index of Oil-Importing Countries - Eshita Gupta Assessing the Energy Vulnerability: Case of Industrialised Countries - Edgard Gnansounou Improving Energy Security in Pacific Asia - Thomas Neff Diversification and Risk Reduction for Fossil and Nuclear Fuels Measuring Energy Supply Risks - Manuel Frondel, Nolan Ritter and Christoph Schmidt A G7 Ranking Energy Services Security - Jaap Jansen Some Metrics and Policy Issues Extract from Index of US Energy Security RiskTM: Assessing America's V ulnerabilities in a Globle Energy Market - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Extract from International Index of Energy Security Risk: Assessing Risk in a Global Energy Market - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Energy Indicators for Tracking Sustainability in Developing Countries - Andreas Kemmler and Daniel Spreng Measuring Progress towards Energy for All - International Energy Agency Power to the People? Competing Dimensions of Energy Security - Benjamin Sovacool and Marilyn Brown An International Review Evaluating Energy Security Performance from 1990 to 2010 for 18 Countries - Benjamin Sovacool et al

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446276082
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 2400
  • ID: 9781446276082
  • weight: 4500
  • ISBN10: 1446276082

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