Summer 2023 Political Science S4811 section 001

GLOBAL ENERGY: SECURITY/GEOPOL

GLOBAL ENERGY: SECURITY/G

Call Number 10575
Day & Time
Location
TR 9:00am-12:10pm
309 Hamilton Hall
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Albert Bininachvili
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description The course focuses on the nexus between energy and security as it reveals in the policies and interaction of leading energy producers and consumers. Topics include: hydrocarbons and search for stability and security in the Persian Gulf, Caspian basin, Eurasia, Africa and Latin America; Russia as a global energy player; role of natural gas in the world energy balance and European energy security; transformation of the global energy governance structure; role and evolution of the OPEC; introduction into energy economics; dynamics and fundamentals of the global energy markets; IOCs vs NOCs; resource nationalism, cartels, sanctions and embargoes; Asia's growing energy needs and its geo-economic and strategic implications; nuclear energy and challenges to non-proliferation regime; alternative and renewable sources of energy; climate change and attempts of environmental regulation; emerging international carbon regimes and search for optimal models of sustainable development. Special focus on implications of the shale revolution and technological innovations on U.S. energy security.
Web Site Vergil
Subterm 05/22-06/30 (A)
Department Summer Session (SUMM)
Enrollment 10 students (22 max) as of 2:07PM Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Subject Political Science
Number S4811
Section 001
Division Summer Session
Campus Morningside
Section key 20232POLS4811S001