Evolving factors affecting energy security

Authored by: Marcus D. King

Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781857437454
eBook ISBN: 9781315723617
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The international energy system is in a state of constant change. However some global trends are discernible. These trends must be understood and taken into account as policymakers strive to balance considerations of energy security, climate security and economic competitiveness into policy frameworks that are, in most nations, increasingly designed to attain reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Policies developed in response to intensified efforts to reduce green-house gases will have both positive and negative implications for global economies and populations.

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