Providing societies with reliable energy services, fighting energy poverty and mitigating climate change entail a crucial infrastructure component. Yet, physical energy infrastructure co-evolves with socio-economic institutions, actors and social norms. This may produce inertia against change. The energy challenge also…
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.
For the May 2012 issue of the journal Global Policy, a special section on global energy analyzes key challenges – poverty, sustainability, efficiency and security – and sketches out implications for global policy agendas. Read more.
My recent piece in International Studies Perspectives proposes market failure as an analytical justification of and as an intellectual foundation for further research in global energy governance, and sketches possible research agendas in that field. Learn more.