New Challenges in Energy Security

New Challenges in Energy Security

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We are faced with the twin urgent challenges of delivering a low carbon and secure energy system. The last few years have seen Britain moving from being a net exporter to a net importer of energy. The threat of climate change has led to the slow but inexorable inclusion of environmental concerns in mainstream energy policy. Against this backdrop, economic and political power around the globe has altered, creating a complex, multipolar world. Rising concerns about the long term availability and price of oil, gas and uranium only add to the challenges facing Britain. This timely volume brings together key researchers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines, including energy policy, international relations and supply chains, to explore the practical policy options in addressing energy security in Britain.The UK in a Multipolar World Catherine Mitchell, Jim Watson, Jessica Whiting. Alaska ... In less than six weeks demand was cut by 30 to 40% compared to the previous year (in part reflecting warmer ... but following repair of the transmission link, consumption remained around 10% lower than previous years, indicating someanbsp;...

Title:New Challenges in Energy Security
Author:Catherine Mitchell, Jim Watson, Jessica Whiting
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-08-29


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