On June 23rd, the UK voted 51.9% to 48.1% to leave the European Union. While the referendum outcome was not legally binding, the broad political consensus that has since emerged across both Remain and Brexit camps has been that the will of the majority must be upheld. So while the UK leaving...
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France: Reducing Nuclear Dominance and Promoting a Low Carbon Energy System In 'Sustainable Energy in the G20: Prospects for a Global Energy Transition'
This chapter covering the French energy transition model is part of a broader study conducted by the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), in preparation of the German Presidency of the G20. Based on the analysis of fourteen national strategies, the IASS study considers the...
European Security – Challenges at the Societal Level A report by the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions
Relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated dramatically in recent years. The institutional foundations of cooperative security in Europe and the rules and principles they represent are rapidly disappearing.
The Energy Transition in a Scenario of Sustained Low Fossil Fuel Prices Insight_e Hot Energy Topic #19, November 2016
This HET report assesses the impact of sustained low fossil fuel prices on the transition to a low carbon energy system.
Japan’s Coast Guard and Maritime Self-Defense Force: Cooperation among Siblings Analysis, Maritime Awareness Project
Coping with “gray zone” situations has in recent years become the core security challenge for Japan. Since September 2012, Beijing has been challenging Japan’s sovereign control of the Senkaku Islands by regularly sending law-enforcement vessels into Japanese territorial waters and...
China and Global Economic Order: A discreet yet undeniable contestation in Chinese Perspectives, No. 2, 2016, pp. 7-14
Having long remained a passive presence within multilateral economic organisations, China recently changed its stance when the United States was faced with a major financial crisis.
India’s Act East policy: strategic implications for the Indian Ocean Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2016: India and the Indian Ocean Region, pp. 177-190
Since the Modi government came to power in June 2014, it has invested diplomatic capital in announcing the transformation of India’s ‘Look East’ policy into a new ‘Act East’ policy.
Electricity Security of Supply and Capacity Remuneration Schemes Hot Energy Topic, No17, September 2016
In the context of liberalisation and the creation of a European electricity market, security conditions underlying the supply of electricity need to be reconsidered.
Operation Sangaris: A Case Study in Limited Military Intervention Military Review, Vol. 96, No 6, November-December 2016
The French Army's Sangaris Operation in Central African Republic proved successful despite it being first undermined.