European Energy Policy: An Environmental Approach

European Energy Policy: An Environmental Approach

By: Francesc Morata (editor), Israel Solorio Sandoval (editor)Hardback

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This path-breaking book explores the new European energy policy, highlighting the significance of environmental policy concerns, instruments, and objectives vis-a-vis competing security and market dimensions in order to achieve an all-embracing EU energy policy perspective for the future. While the past years have witnessed unprecedented development of EU energy policy, the understanding of this process has lagged behind. Alongside the scarce literature on this emergent policy, there is also a gap regarding the attention paid to its different components. The study stems from the perception of a mismatch between the valuable debate that certain dimensions of energy policy - namely, energy security and the market and competition framework - have triggered and the neglect of its environmental and climate change dimensions. European Energy Policy will prove to be insightful for academics and postgraduate students interested in European integration, political science, international relations, public policy and environmental science. Energy stakeholders and governmental policymakers will also find plenty of invaluable information in this enriching resource.

About Author

Edited by the late Francesc Morata, formerly Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain and Israel Solorio Sandoval, National Autonomous University of Mexico


Contents: Foreword Mischa Bechberger Preface 1. Introduction: The Re-evolution of Energy Policy in Europe Israel Solorio Sandoval and Francesc Morata PART I: THE INTERNAL DIMENSION OF THE EUROPEAN ENERGY POLICY 2. A `Coordinated' European Energy Policy? The Integration of EU Energy and Climate Change Policies Camilla Adelle, Duncan Russel and Marc Pallemaerts 3. Renewable Energy and Environmental Policy Integration: Renewable Fuel for the European Energy Policy? Jorgen K. Knudsen 4. Europeanization through Diffusion? Renewable Energy Policies and Alternative Sources for European Convergence Per-Olof Busch and Helge Joergens 5. Carbon Capture and Storage: The Europeanization of a Technology in Europe's Energy Policy? Severin Fischer 6. Redrawing the `Green Europeanization' of Energy Policy Israel Solorio Sandoval and Esther Zapater PART II: THE EXTERNAL DIMENSION OF THE EUROPEAN ENERGY POLICY 7. A Differential Approach to Energy Policy? Explaining the Prevalence of Market-based Energy Policy Instruments in Central and Eastern Europe Michael Dobbins and Jale Tosun 8. The European Energy Policy Towards Eastern Neighbors: Rebalancing Priorities or Changing Paradigms? Anna Herranz-Surralles and Michal Natorski 9. Exporting the Good Example? European Energy Policy and Socialization in South-East Europe Andrea Ciambra 10. Domestically Driven, Differentiated EU Rule Adoption: The Case of Energy Sector Reform in Turkey Luigi Carafa 11. Morocco, the European Energy Policy and the Mediterranean Solar Plan Gonzalo Escribano-Frances and Enrique San Martin Gonzalez 12. Conclusions: Bridging Over Environmental and Energy Policies Francesc Morata and Israel Solorio Sandoval Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780857939203
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780857939203
  • ISBN10: 0857939203

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