Setting the field of International Political Economy of Energy

Rosana Icassatti Corazza, Paulo Sérgio Fracalanza
2020 Contexto Internacional  
Predominantly since the 2000s, energy-related policy initiatives steadily grew across several scales, from local to national and international arenas, devoted to the transition to a sustainable low-carbon economy. Such policies, stemming from renewable sources, would be meant to curb our civilization's carbon lock-in. At the same time, policies continued to pursue old tasks, like promoting energy security and access. Consistently, one observes the rise of a massive corpus of grey literature,
more » ... grey literature, including national policy plans, corporate and institutional reports. How does academic literature examine this raw material? How are those emerging themes and initiatives valued?
doi:10.1590/s0102-8529.2019420100010 fatcat:fk7abqsggvhbpdvcfuw64eaeqi