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    • The Nabucco Project: implications for the EU strategic energy review 

      Grigoriadis, Ioannis N. (Notre Europe, 2010)
      Energy is a key issue of this year’s European political agenda. Article 194 (1) of the Lisbon Treaty states that the Union energy policy will aim – amongst others things – to “ensure the functioning of the energy market,” ...
    • Energy, security, and foreign policy 

      Özdamar, Özgür (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
      Next to national defense, energy security has become a primary issue for the survival and wellbeing of both developed and developing nations. A review of the literature shows how concerns for energy security acquired a new ...
    • Water scarcity, conflict, and migration: a comparative analysis and reappraisal 

      Selby, J.; Hoffmann, Clemens (Sage Publications, 2012)
      How should we characterise the relations between environmental scarcity, conflict, and migration? Most academic and policy analyses conclude that scarcities of environmental resources can have significant impacts upon ...
    • Energy discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean: conflict or cooperation? 

      Grigoriadis, Ioannis N. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2014)
      The discovery of oil and naturalgas reserves in the Middle East at the beginning of the twentieth century changed the fate of the region. From a backwater of international politics, the Middle East became central to ...
    • Beyond scarcity: rethinking water, climate change and conflict in the Sudans 

      Selby, J.; Hoffmann, Clemens (Elsevier, 2014)
      This article develops a new framework for understanding environment-conflict relations, on both theoretical grounds and through a qualitative historical analysis of the links between water and conflict in the states of ...
    • Rethinking climate change, conflict and security 

      Selby, J.; Hoffmann, Clemens (Taylor&Francis, 2014)
      This special issue of Geopolitics presents a series of critical interventions on the links between global anthropogenic climate change, conflict and security. In this introduction, we situate the special issue by providing ...
    • Low carbon development pathways and priorities for Turkey 

      Voyvoda, E.; Yeldan, Alp Erinç (Sabancı University İstanbul Policy Center, 2015)
      Scientists and decision makers agree that climate change is the biggest problem ever faced by humankind. Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), including 195 contracting states and ...
    • The Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) as a unique project in the Eurasian gas network: a comparative analysis 

      Özdemir, Volkan; Yavuz, H. B.; Tokgöz, E. (Pergamon Press, 2015)
      Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP) as a part of the Southern Gas Corridor has significant implications for the transit security of the European Union and the domestic gas market of Turkey. Among those countries in Eurasia, ...
    • A new era in Russian gas market: the diminishing role of Gazprom 

      Özdemir, Volkan; Karbuz, S. (Elsevier, 2015)
      The Russian gas industry is in a transition, which can be characterized as modest decentralization. While its gas production continues to decline and competition on the Russian market intensifies, Gazprom will have to adapt ...
    • What should Turkey do to stabilize the Black Sea region 

      Özdamar, Özgür (Sofia Platform, 2015)
      With the end of Cold War and the attacks of 11 September 2001, the Black Sea region has been at the intersection of three global players’ respective regional points of view. These powers and their approaches are the ...
    • Turkish-Iranian relations after the framework agreement 

      Özdamar, Özgür (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, 2015)
      Turkey has been closely observing the Iranian nuclear program and its bilateral, regional and global implications since 2002. As one of the most important neighboring countries, Iran’s defense policy has always been an ...
    • How to go green: a general equilibrium investigation of environmental policies for sustained growth with an application to Turkey’s economy 

      Bouzaher, A.; Şahin, S.; Yeldan, Alp Erinç (Springer, 2015)
      Green growth is a relatively new concept aimed at focusing attention on achieving sustainable development through the efficient use of environmental assets without slowing economic growth. This paper presents a real-world ...
    • State and substate oil trade: the Turkey‐KRG Deal 

      Özdemir, Volkan; Raszewski, S. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2016)
      After the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq, there has been increasing tension between the central government in Baghdad and the Erbil‐based Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern part of the country. Although KRG President ...
    • Environmental impacts of coal subsidies in Turkey: a general equilibrium analysis 

      Acar, S.; Yeldan, Alp Erinç (Elsevier, 2016)
      In this study we aim at providing an analytical framework for Turkey to study the macroeconomics and environmental impacts of the existing coal subsidization scheme. To this end we develop a regionally differentiated applied ...
    • Oil and intra-state conflict in Iraq and Syria: sub-state actors and challenges for Turkey’s energy security 

      İpek, Pınar (Routledge, 2017)
      The continuing dependency on fossil fuels of the Middle East not only in Turkey's energy mix but also in world energy demand requires further analysis of oil and conflict in the region since the fall of Mosul in Iraq to ...
    • The role of energy security in Turkish foreign policy (2004–2016) 

      İpek, Pınar (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
      Energy security is a growing concern not only for Turkey but also for many energy-import-dependent countries. This chapter examines how the role of energy security in Turkish foreign policy is constituted by material ...
    • Energy and environmental policy against climate change in Turkey 

      Acar, S.; Voyvoda, E.; Yeldan, Alp Erinç (Academic Press, 2018)
      Based on the structure of the economy in general but especially focusing on the duality patterns laid out in Chapter 2, this chapter first examines the recent energy and environment statistics in Turkey, and second, evaluates ...
    • Introduction 

      Acar, S.; Voyvoda, E.; Yeldan, Alp Erinç (Academic Press, 2018)
      This chapter serves as an introduction to the main research questions, background, and objectives of the study. It describes the context (i.e., conceptualization of duality) and the modeling tools for decarbonized sustainable ...
    • Policy analysis: toward a green development pathway for the peripheral world 

      Acar, S.; Voyvoda, E.; Yeldan, Alp Erinç (Academic Press, 2018)
      This chapter uses the analytical model described in Chapter 4 to quantitatively investigate the set of viable macroeconomic policy instruments for combating climate change, and addresses a set of duality characteristics ...
    • Modeling for green growth: environmental policy in a dualistic peripheral economy 

      Acar, S.; Voyvoda, E.; Yeldan, Alp Erinç (Academic Press, 2018)
      The chapter introduces the main components of the applied general equilibrium model to represent the dual structure of Turkey. It discusses the distinguishing features and its contribution to the modeling literature with ...