- Title: New Challenges in Energy Security: The UK in a Multipolar World (Energy, Climate and the Environment)
- Author: Jim Watson, Catherine Mitchell, Jessica Whiting
- Released: 2013-08-29
- Pages: 328
- ISBN: 1137298847
- ISBN13: 978-1137298843
- ASIN: 1137298847
About the Author Catherine Mitchell leads the Energy Policy Group at the University of Exeter, UK. She works on the requirements of a sustainable energy transition; including broad energy policy issues; domestic and international energy and climate change policy; institutions (including regulation); infrastructure; economics; innovation and planning. She has worked on energy issues since the early 1980's, initially as a journalist writing about oil and gas issues and then as an academic at the Universities of Warwick and Sussex in the UK and Berkeley, California in the USA.
Jim Watson is Research Director of the UK Energy Research Centre. He has over 15 years' research experience on energy, climate change and innovation policy issues. He frequently advises government departments and has been a Specialist Adviser with two House of Commons select committees. He was Chair of the British Institute for Energy Economics in 2011, and is a member of DECC and Defra's social science expert panel.
Jessica Whiting is Associate Research Fellow for the Energy Security in a Multipolar World research cluster and a post-graduate researcher. Her interests include interdisciplinary approaches to the low carbon transition, the role of local authorities in the energy system and energy resilience. Prior to returning to academia she developed climate change strategies in the public sector.