Governing the Energy Challenge: Canada and Germany in a Multilevel Regional and Global Context

Edited by Burkard Eberlein and G. Bruce Doern

© 2010

As energy prices continue to soar, there is an equally growing interest in how better to manage and regulate energy sources and their production. Governing the Energy Challenge is a comparative study between Canada and Germany that features essays by leading energy and public policy specialists from both countries. It identifies numerous strategies to produce more efficient and sustainable energy by revealing the ways in which Germany, as a member of the European Union, is more advanced in dealing with multi-level governmental tensions and sustainability constraints than Canada has as a member of NAFTA

Paying particular attention to the relationship between environmental study, climate change issues, and economic market reforms, this volume analyses the influence that the energy sector and multi-level institutional arrangements have on energy governance. The contributors provide valuable information on the formation of energy policy, offering insights into the growing differences between countries who are members of NAFTA and the European Union.

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  • Page Count: 416 pages
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Governing the Energy Challenge is a comparative study between Canada and Germany that features essays by leading energy and public policy specialists from both countries.

Governing the Energy Challenge: Canada and Germany in a Multilevel Regional and Global Context

Edited by Burkard Eberlein and G. Bruce Doern

© 2010

As energy prices continue to soar, there is an equally growing interest in how better to manage and regulate energy sources and their production. Governing the Energy Challenge is a comparative study between Canada and Germany that features essays by leading energy and public policy specialists from both countries. It identifies numerous strategies to produce more efficient and sustainable energy by revealing the ways in which Germany, as a member of the European Union, is more advanced in dealing with multi-level governmental tensions and sustainability constraints than Canada has as a member of NAFTA

Paying particular attention to the relationship between environmental study, climate change issues, and economic market reforms, this volume analyses the influence that the energy sector and multi-level institutional arrangements have on energy governance. The contributors provide valuable information on the formation of energy policy, offering insights into the growing differences between countries who are members of NAFTA and the European Union.

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Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.2in x 1.2in x 9.3in
  • Author Information

    Burkard Eberlein is an asistant professor in the Schulich School of Business at York University.



    G. Bruce Doern is a professor emeritus in the School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University. He is the author and co-author of numerous books on Canadian politics and policy, including Faith and Fear: The Free Trade Story, with Brian Tomlin, and Canadian Public Policy: Ideas, Structure, Process, with Richard Phidd.

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