The Paris agreement to keep global warming “well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels” demands that we replace fossil fuels with solar, wind, geothermal and biomass energy. Yet the global low carbon transiti0n may create winners and losers. Technology leaders…
Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is certainly a blow for the global climate regime. But it is primarily a bad deal for the US. It is bad for America’s economy, its global leadership, and its non-climate…
The future does not bode well for global oil. This, however, is for reasons related to climate change, not because of tumbling prices, as Benjamin Sovacool and I argue in our piece for The Conversation.
This new textbook provides for comprehensive coverage of today’s three most topical energy challenges, or the “energy trilemma”: climate change, energy poverty and energy security. Learn more.
My newly released handbook addresses global energy challenges across the dimensions of markets, development, sustainability, and security. Published with Wiley Blackwell, the volume is the first handbook to provide a global policy perspective on energy. Read more.
A new GPPi/ Brookings report titled Addressing Carbon Emissions and Oil Price Volatility assesses transatlantic commonalities and dividing lines in two key energy issue areas: mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and governing the global oil market. Learn more.
A new co-authored article titled The uniqueness of the energy security, justice, and governance problem, published in Energy Policy, argues that energy stands out on four dimensions: vertical complexity, horizontal complexity, higher entailed costs, and stronger path dependency. Learn more.