At the Energy Studies Institute (ESI) we have recently completed a study examining the outlook for unconventional gas production in East Asia, focusing on shale gas and coal-bed methane in China, Indonesia and Vietnam. We paid particular attention to the ‘above ground’ factors which may support or constrain production. Our … Continue Reading ››
The paper Conflict and cooperation over access to energy: Implications for a low-carbon future has been published in Futures.
This paper explores how the balance between cooperation and conflict in access to energy resources and in the wider governance of energy may be shaped by wider geopolitical trends and may itself shape … Continue Reading ››
Global Resources: Conflict and Cooperation, edited by Roland Dannreuther and Wojciech Ostrowski, has been published by Palgrave Macmillan
The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) is launching a new report today, Coltan, Congo and Conflict. The report evaluates the links between coltan trade and violence in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and examines the potential for recent legislation to break such links and reduce conflict. The main conclusion of … Continue Reading ››
Final Summary of POLINARES Project Results published
The POLINARES project published its final Policy Brief entitled "Accessing Oil, Gas and Minerals in a Changing World" in January 2013.
The papers describing the outcomes of Work Package 5 are now available for download.
The papers describing the outcomes of Work Package 4 are now available for download.
The presentations and related material from the POLINARES Final Conference which took place in Brussels on 28th November 2012 are now available for download.