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Energy Insecurity

Patrick Stewart

in Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751501
eISBN:
9780199895366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751501.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the relationship between energy insecurity and state weakness is real but complicated, and the link should not be exaggerated. Weak states are more vulnerable to disruptions ... More


Energy Security and the Development of International Energy Markets

Andrei Konoplyanik

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter describes the evolution of the concept of energy security in a broader historical perspective, from the economic, financial, and legal points of view. It addresses energy security from ... More


Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Barry Barton, Catherine Redgwell, Anita Rønne, and Donald N. Zillman (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This volume examines energy security in a privatized, liberalized, and increasingly global energy market, in which the concept of sustainability has developed together with a higher awareness of ... More


Law and Policy in the United States

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides an overview of how the US political system functions, focusing on the role of federalism in shaping policy-making. It reviews the history of environmental policymaking in the US ... More


Security of Supply and Control of Terrorism: Energy Security in the United States in the Early Twenty-First Century

Donald N. Zillman and Michael T. Bigos

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of United States ‘energy security’ in 2004. It begins by setting the stage for a consideration of national energy security — past, present, and future. It also ... More


Canada's Voluntary, Market-Based Approach to Energy Security

Alastair R. Lucas

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses that no explicit Canadian policy addresses either the physical security or supply adequacy and reliability aspects of energy security. It notes that the primary objective of ... More


International Energy Security

Catherine Redgwell

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter identifies a range of energy security issues for both importing and exporting states. It also clearly raises concerns broader than security of oil supply, though the importance of oil to ... More


Energy Security and Conflict with Other Values: The Case of Germany

Gunther Kühne

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter demonstrates that in Germany there exists a relatively dense complex of rules and regulations designed to ensure security of energy supply. It notes that this relates to both aspects of ... More


The ‘Fear Factor’: Why We Should Not Allow Energy Security Rhetoric to Trump Sustainable Development

Susan Y. Noé and George (Rock) Pring

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores examples where the rhetoric of ‘energy security’ has been used to justify developments that ignore sustainability and result in and/or threaten grave environmental and social ... More


Introduction

Barry Barton, Catherine Redgwell, Anita RØnne, and Donald N. Zillman

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins by discussing how people's reliance on energy made clear the importance of energy security. It then discusses the history of energy use, security, and imposed geopolitical risk. ... More


Energy Security as Denmark's Heavy-Handed Regulation Loosens

Anita Rønne

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the Danish experience in energy security matters. It describes and evaluates the existing constraints, the available options, and the means chosen to meet the challenge of ... More


Singapore: National Energy Security and Regional Cooperation

Lye Lin-Heng and Chang Youngho

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins by introducing the topic of energy security. It then provides an overview of Singapore's energy needs and its sources of energy. It gives an historical overview of Singapore's oil ... More


Security, Continuity, and Regularity of Energy Supply: The Case of Spain

Iñigo Del Guayo

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses that Spain relies upon foreign sources of energy, and so security issues are of paramount importance. It notes that under these conditions, Spain tries to diversify the sources ... More


Reaching the Limits of What the Market will Provide: Energy Security in New Zealand

Barry Barton

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses that many of New Zealand's energy security problems exist whatever legal provisions are in place, and whatever the policy mix. It notes that oil imports are largely out of the ... More


Energy Security and Japan: The Role of International Law, Domestic Law, and Diplomacy

Kazuhiro Nakatani

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins by discussing Japan's energy situation and current threats to their energy security. It then examines Japan's legal framework for oil supply security. It evaluates the ... More


Protecting Energy Infrastructure in the EU: The Impact of External Damages on Supply Security

Martha M. Roggenkamp

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

When discussing the need to secure long-term energy supply, the focus is usually on the availability of primary resources like oil and gas and the need to have access to these resources. The further ... More


Energy Issues in the EU and Taiwan

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Energy presents the EU and Taiwan with serious political and existential challenges. The EU and Taiwan have to cope with trade-offs between secure energy supplies, environmental costs and benefits, ... More


Security and Profit in China’s Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

Øystein Tunsjø

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165082
eISBN:
9780231535434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165082.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

China has developed sophisticated hedging strategies to insure against risks in the international petroleum market. It has managed a growing net oil import gap and supply disruptions by maintaining a ... More


Domestic Determinants of the US–India Entente

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The transformation of India's relations with the United States was associated with domestic politics in both countries. From the very start, President George W. Bush viewed India as a natural and ... More


China’s Energy Security: A New Framework for Analysis

Øystein Tunsjø

in Security and Profit in China’s Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165082
eISBN:
9780231535434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165082.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The key theoretical objective of the present study is to explore how hedging and risk management can explain some of the complexity that is lost in the gap between the strategic and market approaches ... More


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