Energy Security Publications

Conclusion Update: Energy, Security, and Foreign Policy

Jan 15, 2016
This is an update to the conclusion of the book "Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition."

Introduction Update

Dec 23, 2015
This is an update to the introduction of the book "Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition."

Chapter 11 Update: Energy Security in the Mediterranean Region

Nov 16, 2015
This is an update to Chapter 11 of the book "Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition."

Chapter 22 Update: National Security and Climate Change

Nov 13, 2015
This is an update to Chapter 22 of the book "Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition."

Chapter 21 Update: Energy, Environment and Climate: Framework and Tradeoffs

Nov 13, 2015
This is an update to Chapter 21 of the book "Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition."

Promoting a Global Energy System for U.S. Security

Jul 09, 2015
A surge in oil and gas production in the United States signals a new era of energy security. But the United States will not achieve an energy independence unrelated to other parts of the world because world energy markets today are inextricably interconnected. The United States should instead lead development of a new Global Energy Security System to spread energy development, make energy markets more responsive and efficient, and protect energy transport.

Pakistan's Interminable Energy Crisis: Is There Any Way Out?

Jun 29, 2015
Pakistan is convulsed by power shortages that at times have approached 50 percent of total energy demand. And yet the country's energy problems are arguably rooted more in shortages of governance than of pure supply. This new publication offers a series of recommendations to ease one of Pakistan's most serious and intractable challenges.

Water Scarcity Could Deter Energy Developers From Crossing Border Into Northern Mexico

Jun 23, 2015
Proposed oil and gas development zones in Coahuila are among the driest in the Americas. In collaboration with Circle of Blue, the Mexico Institute is working to address the future of energy and water scarcity along the U.S.-Mexico Border.

Renewable Energy in Mexico's Northern Border Region

Apr 28, 2015
Heavy reliance on fossil fuels is a common theme across the Mexican Northern Border States with the notable exception of Baja California. Mexico’s recent Energy Reform marked a big change in terms of investment and opportunities in oil and gas. However, the comprehensive package of legislation was also aimed to incentivize and accelerate the change towards the production of goods and services based on renewable energies. Mexico has great potential to develop a wide range of renewable energies including solar energy, hydroelectric, geothermal, bioenergy, and wind energy.

Kennan Cable No.6: Peace and Energy in Ukraine… and Russia

Mar 12, 2015
Jan H. Kalicki analyzes the central role energy plays in the crisis in Ukraine, and the role it will continue to play for both Ukraine and Russia.

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