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Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Ion Bogdan Vasi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book brings social movements into the study of market formation and industry growth. It starts from the observation that while wind power stands out as a renewable energy success story in some ... More


Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Dieter Helm

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is a major study of the new market approach to energy policy in Britain since 1979. It describes the miners' strike, the privatizations of the gas, electricity, nuclear generation, and coal ... More


Energy Policy after Lisbon

Leigh Hancher and Francesco Maria Salerno

in EU Law after Lisbon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644322
eISBN:
9780191738173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644322.003.0018
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Aside from coal, with the late European Coal and Steel Community Treaty (which expired on 23 July 2002) and nuclear, with the European Atomic Energy Treaty, energy has never had any specific legal ... More


Inching Towards a Common Energy Policy:: Entrepreneurship, Incrementalism, and Windows of Opportunity *

Burkard Eberlein

in Constructing a Policy-Making State?: Policy Dynamics in the EU

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Within two decades EU energy policy has risen from one of the Community’s major failures to a major area of EU policy activity, overcoming significant obstacles to Europeanization endemic to the ... More


Politicising UK energy: what ‘speaking energy security’ can do

Caroline Kuzemko

in Tracing the Political: Depoliticisation, governance and the state

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326601
eISBN:
9781447326625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326601.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This article explores one set of conditions under which a policy area, energy, became politicised. It also explores the relationship between concepts of 'speaking security', which claim that the ... More


The Energy Policy Review

Dieter Helm

in Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

By 2001, the Labour government had realized that there were serious risks with its complacent acceptance of the Conservative legacy. The report in 2000 by the Royal Commission on Environmental ... More


Reinventing Energy Policy

Dieter Helm

in Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter concludes the book by drawing together its themes, and suggests a policy framework to address the multiple market failures: of monopoly, of externalities, and of public goods. Neither ... More


The Social Obligations of Ownership and the Regulation of Energy Utilities in the United Kingdom and the European Union

Aileen McHarg

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter considers the influence of ideas about the social obligations of ownership in relation to the regulation of energy utilities in two overlapping jurisdictions: the United Kingdom (UK) and ... More


The Environment Moves Centre Stage

Dieter Helm

in Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the late 1980s, to most environmentalists' surprise, Margaret Thatcher was converted to the idea that emissions of greenhouse gases caused global warming. Whether it was her chemistry background ... More


The International Dimension of EU Energy Law and Policy

Kim Talus

in EU Energy Law and Policy: A Critical Account

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686391
eISBN:
9780191766268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686391.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the international aspects of EU energy law and policy. These include the bilateral relations and legal instruments in this area; the various aspects of the association ... More


Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Brett M. Frischmann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Infrastructure resources are the subject of many contentious public policy debates, including what to do about crumbling roads and bridges, whether and how to protect our natural environment, energy ... More


What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book uses market data, scientific studies, and ethical analyses to show why we should pursue green energy and conservation, and not nuclear fission, to address ... More


Introduction

Dieter Helm

in Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the role of energy in Britain. It then describes the coal crisis of 1997/98 that forced the new government into an unplanned policy shift, set ... More


First Steps Towards the Market Philosophy

Dieter Helm

in Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers first steps towards the market philosophy. It was a period of caution and gradualism in practice, but also one in which the principles of energy policy were rewritten, notably ... More


Coordination Policies and Politics

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of coordination of EU policies. It then discusses how to make regional policy work for water policy, environmental policy and industrial competitiveness, ... More


Competition and pressure: British policy integration

Shizuka Oshitani

in Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069383
eISBN:
9781781701546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Britain has sought to integrate environmental concerns into policy decision-making at all levels. To this end, the first environment white paper introduced two institutions which would ‘ensure that … ... More


Global Trade for Local Benefit: Financing Energy for All in Costa Rica

René Castro and Sarah Cordero

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

While access to energy is one of the most prominent global public goods, undisciplined pursuit of energy resources can produce serious public bads in respect of environmental impact. The case of ... More


The Inheritance—State Ownership, Monopoly, and Planning

Dieter Helm

in Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter begins with a summary of the legacy left by nationalization and the OPEC years. The immediate enthusiasm for public ownership gave way to a struggle to find ways of regulating these ... More


Biofuels: The Renewable Fuel Standard

Albert N Link and Jamie R. Link

in Government as Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369458
eISBN:
9780199871018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369458.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) through which government acts as entrepreneur. BRDI's use of public financial resources leverages both public- and ... 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


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