Global Security Challenges for Europe: Structural and strategic changes in energy markets and major implications
Title: Global Security Challenges for Europe: Structural and strategic changes in energy markets and major implications
Author: COSTA SILVA, António
Series/Number: EUI RSCAS; 2012/24; Global Governance Programme-19; Europe in the World
This paper covers the analysis of the energy markets, emerging trends, oil price evolution and oil shocks and focus on the identification of the major energy game changers. Furthermore the issues of the energy security in the XXI century are introduced and discussed within the framework of supply behavior, stability of prices and economic competitiveness. Special emphasis is given to the interaction between energy security, climate change and environment sustainability. Europe energy security challenges are addressed and discussed with a multidimensional analysis covering the current status, public policies, European energy market, European energy networks, emerging technologies and energy efficiency. Recommendations for future steps to be undertaken to reinforce European energy security will be made.
Subject: Energy Security; Energy Game Changers; European Energy Market; Climate Change; Environmental Sustainability
Type of Access: openAccess