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Energy and the Environmental Challenge

Lessons from the European Union and Australia

by Lillian Wylie (Volume editor) Pascaline Winand (Volume editor)
©2011 Edited Collection 415 Pages

Summary

Bringing together eminent Australian, European and Russian experts and practitioners, this volume makes an important contribution to the crucial debates on climate change and energy that will have a profound impact on all our futures.
The problems faced by business, scientists, NGOs, policymakers and researchers are multifaceted and complex in nature, so a comprehensive treatment of the subject is best undertaken by a diverse and multi-skilled group. The authors explore different approaches and experiences in securing sustainable energy supplies in Europe and Australia, while heeding the interplay between public policy, science, business and environmental groups.
On the threshold of an era of carbon taxing and energy thrift, the views of the authors on the future evolution of our relationship with energy are as insightful as they are thought-provoking.

Details

Pages
415
Year
2011
ISBN (PDF)
9783035262438
ISBN (Softcover)
9789052017655
DOI
10.3726/978-3-0352-6243-8
Language
English
Publication date
2011 (September)
Keywords
public policy europe australia
Published
Bruxelles, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2011. 417 pp., num. fig. and tables

Biographical notes

Lillian Wylie (Volume editor) Pascaline Winand (Volume editor)

Lillian Wylie has worked across academia, government and private industry on energy policy issues in Europe, Asia and Australia. She is currently employed as an analyst for a large vertically integrated Australian energy company, and has previously worked for the Australian Government as an energy policy analyst. Lillian Wylie completed a Master of European and International Studies at Monash University in 2009. Her thesis focused on European natural gas energy security. Pascaline Winand has published widely on EU external relations. She holds degrees in political science, international relations and diplomatic history from the Université libre de Bruxelles, Yale University and Purdue University. Professor Winand is Director of the Monash European and EU Centre at Monash University in Australia. Before taking up her present post she was a Professor at the European University Institute in Florence. Professor Winand was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in 2009.

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