The Geopolitics of Energy

O'Brien, Geoff (2014) The Geopolitics of Energy. In: Geographical Association, 21 October 2014, Northumbria University. (Submitted)

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Abstract

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!

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: L700 Human and Social Geography
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Geoffrey O'Brien
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2017 09:53
Last Modified: 08 May 2017 16:42
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/30073

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