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Global Aspects and a Possible Content of a Common European Energy Policy


  • Attila Hugyecz


Many people say that the European Union needs to create a common energy policy. However, only a few of them gives details about its content. In this paper, we examine the global, long term aspects of the European energy situation. We base our proposals for the content of the common energy policy of the EU on the conclusions drawn from this analysis. According to our findings a common energy policy should incorporate foreign policy (including climate change diplomacy), educational policy, R&D policy and setting strict rules for building related energy consumption.

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  • Attila Hugyecz, 2009. "Global Aspects and a Possible Content of a Common European Energy Policy," Economic Studies journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 1, pages 181-196.
  • Handle: RePEc:bas:econst:y:2009:i:1:p:181-196

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    • Q48 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Government Policy


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