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Actors, Institutions and Frames in Global Energy Politics

Van de Graaf, Thijs and Zelli, Fariborz LU (2016) In Palgrave Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy p.71-77
Abstract
The global political economy of energy is marked by a fragmentation of actors, institutions and frames. The goal of this chapter is to map and critically interpret this fragmented landscape of energy governance. First, it provides a deconstruction of the global energy challenge, arguing that the world does not face a singular energy problem but in fact multiple energy-related challenges. Which energy problem merits attention depends very much on the worldviews and values that one subscribes to. Second, the chapter argues that effective governance is needed to overcome the world’s energy challenges and it lays bare the fragmented nature of energy governance at the national, regional and global levels. Third, the chapter zooms into some of... (More)
The global political economy of energy is marked by a fragmentation of actors, institutions and frames. The goal of this chapter is to map and critically interpret this fragmented landscape of energy governance. First, it provides a deconstruction of the global energy challenge, arguing that the world does not face a singular energy problem but in fact multiple energy-related challenges. Which energy problem merits attention depends very much on the worldviews and values that one subscribes to. Second, the chapter argues that effective governance is needed to overcome the world’s energy challenges and it lays bare the fragmented nature of energy governance at the national, regional and global levels. Third, the chapter zooms into some of the relations between elements in this fragmented governance landscape, identifying the most prominent gaps, overlaps and interactions in global energy governance. (Less)
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renewable energy policy, climate change, institutions, environmental institutions, international organisations, oil, governance, global governance, UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, Climate governance, Frame analysis, actors
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Palgrave Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy
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Van de Graaf, Thijs; Sovacool, Benjamin K.; Kern, Florian; Ghosh, Arunabha; Klar, Michael T.; ; ; ; and
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71 - 77
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978-1-137-55631-8
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English
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  author       = {Van de Graaf, Thijs and Zelli, Fariborz},
  editor       = {Van de Graaf, Thijs and Sovacool, Benjamin K. and Kern, Florian and Ghosh, Arunabha and Klar, Michael T.},
  isbn         = {978-1-137-55631-8},
  keyword      = {renewable energy policy,climate change,institutions,environmental institutions,international organisations,oil,governance,global governance,UNFCCC,Kyoto Protocol,Climate governance,Frame analysis,actors},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {71--77},
  publisher    = {Palgrave Macmillan},
  series       = {Palgrave Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy},
  title        = {Actors, Institutions and Frames in Global Energy Politics},
  year         = {2016},
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