The New Energy Crisis: Climate, Economics and Geopolitics / Edition 2

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The New Energy Crisis comes from the intrusion of climate change issues into energy economics and geopolitics. Global warming reveals that the current evolution of the world energy consumption is on an unsustainable path. This book explores the cost of inaction for the world economy and reinforces ways to overcome the crisis

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230301825
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/1/2013
  • Edition description: Second Edition,Revised Edition,2nd edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 5.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

JEAN-MARIE CHEVALIER is currently Professor of Economics at Paris-Dauphine University, France,at the Centre de Géopolitique de l'Energie et des Matières Premières (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'énergie (2010), Report on Oil Price Volatility (Report for Mrs Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment 2010), and Les marchés européens du gaz et de l'électricité : un défi 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 organization, 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.

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Table of 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.Ouédraogo
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

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