The Geopolitics of Energy

Geoff O'Brien

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Ever since the Fossil Fuel revolution continuous efforts have been made to find and control energy resources. The energy sector has a chequered and murky history - it has been often been blamed as a cause of conflict, corruption and pollution. Current and future issues – changing demographics, shifting power, mismatch, market distortions and the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But first a quick look at the background of the energy sector with a few examples. Then a look at the current situation. Then thoughts on the future!
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 21 Oct 2014
EventGeographical Association - Northumbria University
Duration: 21 Oct 2014 → …


OtherGeographical Association
Period21/10/14 → …


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