Energy Policy in the Actual Context of Foreign Policy

Ionelia Bianca Bosoancă
2017 Modelling the New Europe  
According to the problems that European Union is facing with, the incidents that marked the European continent and the spreading of the fear among citizens, is related to the identification of the causes of terrorism. European Union attempts to make citizens believe in European values and not be afraid that it will be unable to provide them security. Eurosceptics are now in favor of criticizing strongly the values that the Europe promotes, arguing that this building did not take into account
more » ... ake into account many of the safety' aspects, economic cooperation and did not create a common identity for Member States. Pro-Europeans argue that the only way to protect citizens, is cooperation between countries. Those perspectives are based on the sustainability of the Energy Union and are reflected on the European policies aimed in energy and environmental security. Based on the fact that researchers are analyzing the reports and the European institutions, we can outline that energy policy and environmental safety can be shaped on three paths of this namely the setback, the stagnation and the progress. In this context where an important role is played by Russia -a geostrategic actor of the scheme of energy supply-the question is how will succeed European Union to pass over these difficulties? Will Russia continue to be the energetic power of the European system or will European Union succeed in resolving the problem of dependency of European states on Russia?
doi:10.24193/ojmne.2017.22.08 fatcat:ymxbbw7zebbcfd6nufskcx5444