The quest for sufficient energy resources will play an important strategic role in the rise and fall of nations as well as become a source of potential global disputes over the coming decades. Against this backdrop, "Transatlantic Energy Futures" ...
analyzes how Europe and the United States will grapple with these looming energy questions: What are the factors driving energy policy decisions in Washington, Brussels, European capitals, and U.S. states? What will define their energy mixes in the future? What are the similarities and differences, convergences and divergences in various energy sectors in Europe and America? Are there synergies to tap in closer cooperation on energy issues? What should be done to facilitate transatlantic cooperation in the field of energy from a political and economic perspective? Is a transatlantic energy alliance desirable? Is it even possible? What should be the goals, scope, shape, and influence of such an alliance?