Concepts of energy security against the events of the 21st century. Cover Image

Postrzeganie bezpieczeństwa energetycznego na tle wydarzeń XXI wieku.
Concepts of energy security against the events of the 21st century.

Author(s): Michał Łęski
Subject(s): Economy, Energy and Environmental Studies, International relations/trade, Security and defense
Published by: Wydawnictwo Wyższej Szkoły Gospodarki Euroregionalnej im. Alcide De Gasperi w Józefowie
Keywords: security; energy security; threats; the Polish security; notion of energy security;

Summary/Abstract: In this publication, the Author shows different looks at the energy security, both in Polish literature and in foreign sources. In addition, he emphasizes the events taking place in the Ukraine from 2014 – a conflict with the Russian Federation. The Author in his analysis of what the energy security is, also includes very real dangers of open armed conflict, happening right behind of the Polish border and in the pessimistic scenario may also start in Poland. Apart from military and historical aspect, other aspects unbound directly with the situation of our eastern neighbor are also presented in this paper. In the context of the energy security, the Author has also included the world tendencies of the power consumption and social requirements of goods, including the energy. This applies particularly to energy as the basis of access to the means of social communication and freedom of expression. In the article has been also mentioned several scientific approaches in defining energy security taking into account the economics of supply and environmental sustainability policies.

  • Issue Year: 25/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 275-288
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish