To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Belfer's Center Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) and the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program (STPP). He investigates the role of hydrogen in the decarbonization of energy systems across different countries. With a focus on their technology policy, economics, and geopolitical dimensions, Alejandro's research concentrates on the innovation and diffusion of hydrogen technologies. Alejandro holds a PhD in Economics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland, and an MSc with honours in Energy Management and Sustainability from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. He also holds a BSc with honours in Energy Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Spain.Last Updated: Aug 20, 2020, 3:47pm