ENERGY TRANSFORMATION AND TRADITIONAL THREATS TO ENERGY SECURITY: GLOBAL AND EUROPEAN TRENDS Cover Image

TRANSFORMACJA ENERGETYCZNA A TRADYCYJNE ZAGROŻENIA BEZPIECZEŃSTWA ENERGETYCZNEGO: TRENDY GLOBALNE I EUROPEJSKIE
ENERGY TRANSFORMATION AND TRADITIONAL THREATS TO ENERGY SECURITY: GLOBAL AND EUROPEAN TRENDS

Author(s): Kamila Pronińska
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Economy, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: energy security; climate change; renewable energy; consumption of coal; oil market; energy-climate policy; oil supplies disruptions; Abqaiq; energy efficiency
Summary/Abstract: The article surveys an analysis of the most important energy market trends fromthe perspective of their importance for global and European energy security and globalclimate security. The author illustrates the importance of both climate change challengesand traditional threats to energy security – especially those related to the oil suppliesdisruptions and price fl uctuations – on the dynamically changing energy market. In 2019,global oil market experienced the largest disruptions in the 21st century due to the attackon Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities in Abqaiq. How did this spectacular event impact oil/energy security? How did contemporary demand-supply trends help in managingthe 2019 disruptions? Finally, the author examines the scale of transformative changesin the energy market with regard to energy effi ciency, renewable energy, CO2 emissions,and how energy-climate policy interacts with the energy security environment.

  • Page Range: 138-155
  • Page Count: 18
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Polish