e-Bookstore
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Flickr
Watch us on YouTube
PISM wersja polska

PISM Report: Path to Prosperity or Road to Ruin? Shale Gas Under Political Scrutiny

| 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 |
| April | May | June | July | September | October | November |

2011-10-05

The Polish Institute of International Affairs has published the report “Path to Prosperity or Road to Ruin? Shale Gas Under Political Scrutiny” by Ernest Wyciszkiewicz (ed.), Agata Gostyńska, Dorota Liszczyk, Lidia Puka, Bartosz Wiśniewski, and Bartłomiej Znojek.

The report seeks to explore the reasons behind the stark polarization of the European debate about shale gas. Supporters of exploration and production from shale gas deposits consider it an opportunity to significantly alter the political and economic rules affecting Europe’s energy security. Critics tend to interpret the development of the shale gas industry as a threat to the environment, a challenge to the existing strategies of limiting the green-house gas emissions, or a competition to the well-entrenched economic interests.

Thus the report analyzes the politics of shale gas, looking into debates in the select European countries and probing the activities of the EU institutions (the EU Council, the Commission, the European Parliament) in this sphere. The authors investigated a broad array of factors that influence the preferences of the key players: approach to the optimal energy mix, desired level of diversification of energy supplies, or the perception of natural gas imports from an energy security angle. In addition, the report highlights the significance of the North American experience with shale gas exploration and development as a crucial determinant of the European debate.

share:
facebook
twitter
gogole+
linkedin

 


Akademia PISM
GoodGov
Newsletter

For Press

Oligarchs pose risk to Bulgaria banking system

Dariusz Kałan for La Vanguardia

2014-07-07
fot. Magda Pawluczuk
The revolutionary potential of Belarus and Russia

Anna Maria Dyner, Maya Rostowska and Liudmyla Datskova for Es Global

2014-06-13
fot. Magda Pawluczuk
Eurasian Economic Union: challenges matching ambition

Konrad Zasztowt for The Voice of Russia

2014-06-12
fot. Magda Pawluczuk
Presidential elections in Egtypt and Syria

Patrycja Sasnal for the Globalist

2014-06-10
Poland Is Set on Setting the Transatlantic Agenda

Maya Rostowska for Es Global

2014-06-10
EGSGLOBAL
PISM on Twitter
eKsięgarnia
Biblioteka
About usPublicationsContact

About PISM

PISM Council

Research

Directors

Staff

Vacancies

Contact

Contact for the Press

PISM Reports

PISM Strategic Files

PISM Policy Papers

Bulletin PISM

Research Papers

Books

Journals

Polskie Dokumenty Dyplomatyczne

2005 - 2014 © The Polish Institute of International Affairs; All rights reserved powered by WEB interface
Portal PISM wykorzystuje pliki cookies. Korzystanie z witryny oznacza zgodę na ich zapis lub wykorzystanie.
Więcej informacji znajdziesz w naszej Polityce Prywatności.
Akceptuję politykę prywatności portalu.
zamknij