Natural Resource Governance
I. Energy, Politics, and Poverty
In June 2006, GEG convened a High-Level Task Force was convened under the Chairmanship of Lord Patten of Barnes to explore the scope for the UK to overcome contradictions in policies aimed at ensuring energy security, climate change, and development assistance in other parts of the world. The final report of the Task Force is available here: Energy, Politics, and Poverty: A strategy for energy security, climate change, and development assistance.
II. Climate Change Governance
In February 2013, GEG hosted a seminar with Dieter Helm, Cameron Hepburn, and Robert Falkner on Tackling Climate Change: is it time to give up on a multilateral solution?
GEG co-hosted Nobel Prize Winner John Sulston on People and the Planet: How can we all live and flourish on a finite Earth?
In fall 2012, GEG convened a seminar on The Geopolitics of Transboundary Water Governance and a seminar on The Quest for Energy: Competition and cooperation between China and India.
Ngaire Woods and Arunabha Ghosh published a GEG working paper on Governing Climate Change: Lessons from other governance regimes.
Carolyn Deere Birkbeck authored Global Governance in the Context of Climate Change: The Challenges of Increasingly Complex Risk Parameters, International Affairs, 85 (6) November, pp. 1173-1194. Dr Deere Birkbeck also wrote The FTAA: Time for Fairer, Greener Regional Integration, and Natural Resources Law: An International Sustainable Development Law Approach’, in Cordonnier Segger, M. and A. Khalfan (eds), Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices and Prospects, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Analysis of past climate change negotiations is available on the archived GEG blog, including the post Making Copenhagen count.