The New Energy Crisis: Climate, Economics and Geopolitics (2nd Revised edition)

The New Energy Crisis: Climate, Economics and Geopolitics (2nd Revised edition)

By: Patrice Geoffron (editor), Jean-Marie Chevalier (editor)Hardback

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Global warming reveals that world energy consumption is on an unsustainable path. This updated second edition of The New Energy Crisis examines the impact of climate change on energy economics and geopolitics, exploring key issues such as energy poverty, renewable and nuclear energy, and focusing on the implications of the Fukushima crisis.

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JEAN-MARIE CHEVALIER is currently Professor of Economics at Paris-Dauphine University, France, at the Centre de Geopolitique de l'Energie et des Matieres Premieres (CGEMP). He is also a Senior Associate at Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS/CERA, Paris office). He has published numerous books and articles on energy economics and industrial organization. Recent publications include Les 100 mots de l'energie (2010), Report on Oil Price Volatility (Report for Mrs Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment 2010), and Les marches europeens du gaz et de l'electricite: un defi pour l'Europe et pour la France (2008). Jean-Marie Chevalier graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a PhD in economics from the University Pantheon-Sorbonne. PATRICE GEOFFRON is Professor of Economics at Paris-Dauphine University, France. Formerly international Vice-President of Paris-Dauphine, he is now Director of the CGEMP (Research Center in Energy and Raw Materials Economics) and President of the advisory council of the Climate Economics Chair. He regularly assists European energy corporations on strategic and regulatory issues and is economic expert for the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (World Bank). He has been awarded a PhD in industrial organisation, and has recently published volumes on climate friendly energy systems and competition in network industries. Patrice Geoffron has been invited professor at the University of TodaI, Tokyo, and the University of Fudan, Shanghai. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Management and Network Economics.

Contents

Foreword; C.Mandil Introduction; J-M.Chevalier & P.Geoffron The New Energy Crisis; J-M.Chevalier The Questioned Sustainability of the Carbon-Dependent Asian Dynamics; P.Geoffron & S.Rouhier Russia and the Caspian Region: Between East and West; N.Campaner & A.Gubaidullin Energy, Poverty and Economic Development; J-M.Chevalier & N.Ouedraogo Oil and Gas Resources of the Middle East and North Africa: a Curse or a Blessing?; M-C.Aoun The United States: Energy at a Turning Point?; S.Meritet & F.Salaun Climate Change, Security of Supply and Competitiveness: Does Europe Have the Means to Implement its Ambitious Energy Vision?; J.Keppler Energy Finance: the Case for Derivatives Markets; D.Lautier Renewable Energy in the 21st Century; M.Cruciani Nuclear Energy after Fukushima; P.C.Zaleski Winning the Battle?; J-M.Chevalier

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780230301825
  • Format: Hardback
  • Year: 2013
  • Number Of Pages: 339
  • ID: 9780230301825
  • weight: 555
  • ISBN10: 0230301827
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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