Larry Hughes

Larry Hughes is a Founding Fellow of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance and a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. His research focuses on the analysis of energy security in energy systems, energy transition, and climate change. He has published widely, both in academic journals including Sustainability, Applied Energy, Energy, and Energy Policy, and in the mainstream media, such as the Globe and Mail, The Conversation, Policy Options, and The Chronicle-Herald. His work has often been quoted in the mainstream media and his research has influenced both corporate and government energy and climate policy in the Maritime Provinces. In 2016, Larry was a Visiting Professional at Nato ENSECCOE in Vilnius.

Could Canadian Crude Improve European Energy Security?

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If Canada is to help improve European energy security amid the Ukraine war, it must start delivering crude oil to Europe immediately. But how viable are these deliveries given Canada's export focus on the United States?

Can Canadian Natural Gas Improve the European Union’s Energy Security?

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted the EU to rethink its reliance on Russia for natural gas. If Canada is to be a viable alternative, it must deliver sizeable volumes of natural gas in a timely manner.

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