PSIA, Master in International Energy
world. Several case studies will be used to illustrate the successes and challenges of regulatory frameworks. Required reading : Energy Deregulation – lessons learned from California, P. Navarro and M. Shames, Energy LJ, 2003 ; PBS.org Is it FERC's fault ? Online article regarding various organisations views on regulation ; Conspiracy of Fools, Kurt Eichenwald, 2005 ; Electricity deregulation in OECD countries, A. Al-Sunaidy, R. Green, Energy, 2006 ; European Review of Energy Markets, Volume 3, issue 3, October 2009, Energy regulation in Europe : Regulatory Policies and politics of regulation, Jorge Vasconcelos.
also be analyzed. The course will combine lectures with presentations and written papers from students on speciﬁc issues. A few presentations from industry representatives will be proposed to provide a different perspective. Objective of the course : understand the central role of energy security in the deﬁnition of energy policy, how it has evolved over time, what is the role of various stakeholders (states, international organizations, industry), what is the interaction between energy security and other objectives of energy policy, how we have moved from oil security as the central concern to a more comprehensive approach of energy security. Required reading : International Energy Agency (www.iea.org). IEA World Energy Outlook. Executive Summary. Oil Supply ; OPEC (www. opec.org) ; Energy Charter Treaty (www.encharter.org) ; Center for Strategic International Studies-CSIS (www.csis.org). Energy and Climate section. ; World Energy Council (www.wec.org).
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Said NACHET (Formateur Conseiller). Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : Assessment will be done through participation to the seminars including presentations and a written report. Workload : For each session, students will be asked to read some documents, and participate actively to the discussions. Students will be asked to make an oral presentation and/or to produce a written report on a speciﬁc subject. Pedagogical method : Lectures with discussion and presentations, presentations from an industry perspective. Course Description : The objective will be to look into energy security as one of the key objectives of energy policy from various angles in a historic and global perspective. A focus will be made on oil security of supply including the evolution of geopolitical and other risks. As me move towards a more comprehensive approach of energy security, gas security and electricity security will also be discussed. The role of the various stakeholders : International organizations, the EU, States, industry will be examined. Interaction of energy security with other timely issues in energy policy like climate change, energy poverty, or affordability of energy will
FROM CLIMATE SCIENCES TO GEOENGINEERING ?
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Teachers : François RAVETTA (Professeur des Universités). Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : Oral presentation and written ﬁnal exam. Pedagogical method : A combination of lectures, tutorials and paper analysis will be used to analyze case studies. Course Description : Human activities are impacting the Earth, from local to global scales. Remediation policies are led or proposed, relying on the current scientiﬁc understanding of the Earth system. Based on case studies, and going back to the scientiﬁc literature, the main goal of this course is to test the soundness of such solutions. A special focus also will be put on time constants and ethical issues. Required reading : Summary for policy-maker of the IPCC assessment reports (www.ipcc.ch). 1455