Domestic and Geopolitical Challenges to Energy Security for China and the European Union
09 / 2007 - 09 / 2011
The objectives of this comparative research project are to analyze (a) the geopolitical and (b) domestic aspects of energy security challenges for the European Union (EU) and China and their impact on energy security policy strategies. The geopolitical aspects involve analyzing the effects of competition for access to oil and gas resources and the security of energy supply among the main global consumer countries on the EU and China. The domestic aspects involve analyzing domestic energy demand and supply, energy efficiency policies, and the deployment of renewable energy resources.