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Institutions and the low-carbon transition

Low carbon energy Applying Institutional Theory to the Low-Carbon Energy Transition  ABSTRACT The low-carbon energy transition is a form of socio-technical transition and, as such, it involves profound changes in the institutions that govern society. Despite the acknowledged importance of institutions in shaping the pace and nature of transition, a relatively small … Continue Reading ››

Sea Lane Security between the Middle East and Southeast Asia

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The Future of Sea Lane Security between the Middle East and Southeast Asia

On 23–24 June 2015, the Energy Studies Institute (ESI) of the National University of Singapore and Chatham House organized an event entitled ‘The Future of Sea Lane Security between … Continue Reading ››



What might the G20 under China’s Presidency deliver for global energy governance?

Philip Andrews-Speed and Xunpeng Shi Synopsis The prevailing architecture of global energy governance is fragmented, uncoordinated and, failing to yield the required outcomes. This brief examines the argument that the G20 can provide a leadership role to improve the quality of global energy governance. Given that … Continue Reading ››