Policy Paper 34

Towards Global Energy Governance

Strategies for Equitable Access to Sustainable Energy

Manfred Fischedick, Sylvia Borbonus, Hanna Scheck
April 2011; 12 pp; ISSN 1437-2819

Policy Paper 34 as pdf-file.

 

International energy policy is currently an underdeveloped policy area. Numerous challenges in the energy sector – e. g. climate change, energy security and general access to energy – face a heavily fragmented institutional landscape on the international level which makes global cooperation in the energy sector nearly impossible. In the SEF-Policy Paper 34 the authors Professor Manfred Fischedick, Sylvia Borbonus and Hanna Scheck focus on this lack of global governance, analyse general requirements for a global energy regime and develop rules and strategies for an equitable access to sustainable energy on an international level.

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