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Geopolitics of Global Energy : The New Cost of Plenty (Hardcover)
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In the all-encompassing energy realm, powerful state and private actors determine which of the world’s many energy resources are developed ... and how societies are molded to accommodate those decisions. The authors of The Geopolitics of Global Energy Resources delve into the energy realm, identifying the infrastructure investments of today that are shaping the use patterns and political dependencies of tomorrow. They explore as well, the prospects for change to more sustainable and democratically accountable forms of energy.Contents:
- The Geopolitics of Global Energy--T.C. Lehmann.
- The Changing Geopolitics of Oil and Gas--M.T. Klare.
- Oil's New Reality--P. LeBillon and G. Bridge.
- Oil Elites and Transnational Alliances--N. De Graaff.
- The Scramble for Arctic Oil and Natural Gas--D.H. Claes.
- The US Energy Complex: The Price of Independence--T.C. Lehmann.
- China's Resource Drive into the South China Sea--A.S. Erickson and A.M. Strange.
- Germany’s Transition to Renewable Energy--V. Lauber.
- Energy Transitions in Japan--A. DeWit.
- The New Cost of Plenty--T.C. Lehmann.