Étiqueté : Europe

Can the US shale revolution be duplicated in Europe ?

Over the past decade, the rapid increase in shale gas and shale oil production in the United States has profoundly changed energy markets in North America, and has led to a significant decrease in American natural gas prices. The possible existence of large shale deposits in Europe, mainly in France, Poland and the United Kingdom, has fostered speculation on whether the « shale revolution », and its accompanying macroeconomic impacts, could be duplicated in Europe…

Trust and Norwegian-Russian Energy Relations

Trust in Norwegian-Russian energy relations is one in the making. Both sides have actively pursued to build trust, particularly over the past decade. The process has been driven by shared economic interests, the prominence of the petroleum industry in both countries, and a desire to improve political relations on both sides…

Business as usual : European gas market functioning in times of turmoil and increasing import dependence

« Ongoing turmoil in Ukraine has once again sparked debate about European energy dependence on Russia. That debate is not new and has been revitalized repeatedly since the first major supply disruption in 2006, which took place after several decades of fairly stable supplies. This new Brookings report assesses whether the often expressed desire to move away from using Russian natural gas will in fact happen… »

Climate change adaptation manual : Lessons learned from European and other industrialised countries

Climate change adaptation is an emerging subject area and has gained increased political and academic attention within the last decade. Whereas most books in the field focus on adaptation in developing countries, this handbook provides an examination of predominantly European policy and offers inter-disciplinary insight into cutting edge knowledge and lessons learnt in a relatively new field of implementation…