Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition

Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition

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Overview

The second, completely updated edition of this widely read and respected guide is the most authoritative survey available on the perennial question of energy security. Energy and Security gathers today's topmost foreign policy and energy experts and leaders to assess how the United States can integrate its energy and national security interests.

This edition offers fresh analysis and insight into

• Fundamental shifts in the global energy balance
• The revolution in shale gas and oil
• New energy frontiers, from ultra deepwater to the Arctic
• The rising agenda of safety concerns across the energy complex
• Energy poverty
• Infrastructure for modernizing power grids
• Climate security in the current political and economic environment

The contributors offer a lively discussion of the challenges and opportunities presented by these changes and how they affect national security and regional politics around the globe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421411699
Publisher: Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/20/2013
Edition description: second edition
Pages: 664
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jan H. Kalicki is a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center and Counselor for International Strategy at Chevron. He served previously as White House NIS ombudsman and counselor to the Department of Commerce in the Clinton Administration, where he played a leading role in Russian, Eurasian, and Middle East commercial energy issues. David L. Goldwyn is president of Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC, an international consulting firm. From 2009 to 2011 he served as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, where he created the Global Shale Gas Initiative and the Energy Governance and Capacity Initiative.

Table of Contents

Foreword by James R. Schlesinger
Foreword by Richard G. Lugar
Foreword by Jane Harman
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
Part I: The Global Framework
Chapter 1. The Global Energy Outlook
Chapter 2. Energy Security Markets
Chapter 3. The Gas Promise
Chapter 4. Valuing Safety Even When the Market Doesn't Notice
Chapter 5. OPEC: can the Cartel Survive Another 50 Years?
Chapter 6. Energy Sector Governance in the 21st Century
Commentary on Part I
Part II: Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic
Chapter 7. European Gas Supply Security: Unfinished Business
Chapter 8. Russia and Eurasia
Chapter 9. The Arctic: Promise or Peril?
Commentary on Part II
Part III: The Middle East and Africa
Chapter 10. Iraq, Iran, and the Gulf Region
Chapter 11. North Africa and the Mediterranean
Chapter 12. Sub-Saharan Africa
Commentary on Part III
Part IV: The Pacific Rim
Chapter 13. China, India, and Asian Energy
Chapter 14. Japan, Southeast Asia, and Australia
Commentary on Part IV
Part V: The Western Hemisphere
Chapter 15. North America
Chapter 16. Latin America
Commentary on Part V
Part VI: Toward a New Energy Security Strategy
Chapter 17. Technology Development and Energy Security
Chapter 18. Electricity Access in Emerging Markets
Chapter 19. Governance, Transparency, and Sustainable Development
Chapter 20. Managing Strategic Reserves
Chapter 21. Energy, Environment, and Climate: Framework and Tradeoffs
Chapter 22. National Security, Energy, Climate Change: New Paradigm; New Strategy; New Governance
Chapter 23. The Challenge of Politics
Commentary on Part VI
Conclusion. Energy, Security and Foreign Policy
About the Contributors
Index

What People are Saying About This

"Essential reading for policy makers in both energy consuming and energy producing countries."

Claude Mandil

"Essential reading for policy makers in both energy consuming and energy producing countries."

Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat

"Jan Kalicki and David Goldwyn have gotten the nation's and the world's leading energy experts to focus in a masterful and coherent way on the geo-political, economic, and environmental implications of the revolutionary changes in the global energy picture. This essential new edition describes how the U.S. has moved from being increasingly dependent upon oil imports to likely a net exporter of energy in coming years, due to a surge of domestic oil and gas production, greater energy efficiency, and increased use of solar and wind energy. For the first time in just one place, Jan and David provide an examination of the broader meaning of these profound changes to our nation's security and to our everyday lives. In the process, they have provided a profound service to the nation and to the world."

Maria van der Hoeven

"Required reading for those seeking to understand the strategic-level importance of energy interests and economics in the area of foreign policy. It will have a valued place on my desk."

Abdalla Salem El Badri

"In the eight years since the publication of the first edition of this book, there has been a profound change in the landscape for the U.S. oil and gas industry, an eastward shift in the global energy sector, and challenges to the environment from energy output and demand. The illustrious array of international energy experts contributing to the second edition provides a thorough, insightful, and compelling analysis of the new challenges and opportunities facing the world energy community today."

Strobe Talbott

"In this timely and useful second edition of their path-breaking book, Jan Kalicki and David Goldwyn have assembled a first-rate team of scholars and practitioners to provide the U.S. and the world with a roadmap for energy empowerment in the 21st century. The analysis is based on solid research, and the recommendations are well-written, well-organized, and cogently argued. A valuable contribution on an urgent subject."

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