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EUERS in the top 20 Energy and Resource Think Tanks in the world (2nd in the UK) by the University of Pennsylvania's annual think tank report.

click here to view the full report (p.57 for energy and resource policy ranking)


On 30 April 2014 EUCERS together with ISD and KAS is hosting the 2nd EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk on Ukraine/Crimea: Is Shale Gas from the U.S. an Alternative? For more information and to register please click here.

On 12 March 2014 EUCERS together with the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy hosted a discussion on The Arctic - Future Battleground? at King's College London. Please find a report on the event here.

On 10 March 2014 EUCERS together with ISD and KAS hosted the 1st EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk, on Turkey and Mediterranean Gas. Please find a full report here. 



EUCERS Newsletter No.33 out now



Frank Umbach in Geopolitical Information Service (GIS) - 10. April 2014

Geopolitics: Germany takes EU leadership role in Ukraine crisis

Germany has emerged as the surprise foreign policy leader in the European Union following Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Its close economic and energy ties with Moscow have given it the chance to offer a negotiated way out of the conflict or face tougher sanctions. So far Russia has succeeded only in driving Ukraine closer to the West.

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Frank Umbach in Geopolitical Information Service (GIS) - 4.4.2014

Crimea may be stepping stone to Russia’s grand plan

The West’s response to Russia’s moves in Crimea are widely regarded as weakness by Russian foreign policy experts. They perceive that Europe would not impose sanctions which damage its own economies and see Russian President Vladimir Putin as pursuing his Eurasian Union strategy and Ukraine as the key to achieving this.


Frank Umbach in Geopolitical Information Service (GIS)- 17.3.2014

Germany’s energy policy will cost growth, jobs and living standards

Germany’s Energiewende or energy policy was introduced without consultation with its neighbours or the EU, but it is having an impact on both. The assumptions which led to the dramatic change from nuclear power to renewables has been proved wrong and this could accelerate costing Germany jobs, economic growth and a drop in the standard of living.


Shiraz Maher, KAS Fellow at EUCERS 2012/13

EUCERS Strategy Paper No.4 - The Arab Spring and its Impact on Supply and Production in Global Markets

In 2012/13 EUCERS had the pleasure to welcome the first Fellow funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. The annual “KAS Energy Security Fellowship” funds a 12 months research stay at EUCERS. The study on "The Arab Spring and its Impact on Supply and Production in Global Markets" is written by KAS Fellow Shiraz Maher.

Download EUCERS Strategy Paper No.4 here or navigate via our Publication section of the EUCERS website.


EUCERS/ACATECH/KAS Energy Talks Report on Building Resilient Energy Infrastructure

The European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) King’s College London hosted the workshop series together with the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) and Konrad Adenauer Foundation in London in 2013. The EUCERS/ACATECH/KAS London Workshop Series at King’s College London featured five separate panel discussions on distinct aspects of energy resilience and vulnerability. It aimed to inform the public, politicians, academics, and practitioners about emerging trends in this field by engaging them through a series of thought provoking discussions. 

Download the report here or find it on our Publication section of the EUCERS website. 

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