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How We Can Inspire an Energy and Security Revolution By Bill Richardson
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Coinciding with Governor Richardson's campaign for the Democratic Party nomination for president, his proposals for reducing our dependence on foreign oil is substantial, despite their transparent... More > vote-getting tenor. Drawing on his 15 years in the U.S. Congress, as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and as energy secretary in the Clinton administration, as well as his New Mexico governorship, Richardson provides useful insights into the resistance of powerful entities such as the automobile industry, coal industry and, of course, the oil industry to alternative energy sources.< Less
The Energy and Security Nexus: A Strategic Dilemma (Enlarged Edition) By Carolyn W. Pumphrey, Strategic Studies Institute
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The relationship between energy and security has been receiving increasing attention over the last few years. Energy literally drives the global economy. Societies rely on it for everything from... More > advanced medical equipment to heating, cooling, and irrigation. Whether it derives from advanced nuclear reactors in developed nations or simple woodstoves in the developing world, energy is recognized as vital to human welfare. It influences our economic, political, and social policies. Possessing or not possessing sufficient energy determines a state’s political and economic power. Competition for energy has been, is, and will be a source of conflict. The choices nation-states make when it comes to energy will have a profound bearing on a wide range of security concerns, from nuclear proliferation to climate change.< Less
Energy, Climate Change and Global Food Security By John Avery
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The proceedings of a symposium discussing future food shortages that may be produced by rising energy prices, climate change and population growth.
Energy, Climate Change and Global Food Security By John Avery
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The proceedings of a symposium discussing future food shortages that may be produced by rising energy prices, climate change and population growth.
The Misconception of the China Energy Threat By Ryan Hull
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An analysis of China's growing thirst for oil and its effect on oil markets and foreign policy.
The Misconception of the China Energy Threat By Ryan Hull
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An analysis of China's growing thirst for oil and its effect on oil markets and foreign policy.
Conversations on Peace and Security By Joy Pople, Editor
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The global balance of power is shifting from the U.S. as the dominant superpower to an increasingly multi-polar world. The Universal Peace Federation's forums and conferences focus on volatile areas... More > of tension and conflict including in the Middle East, East Asia, South Asia, the Caucasus, the Americas, and Europe, and examine topics such as security, trade, human rights, global economics, energy resources, military build-ups, climate change. One of the missions of UPF is to work with scholars and policymakers to educate and alert public opinion, especially in the U.S. and industrialized democracies, of the dangers posed by conflict and other destabilizing forces to the international democratic system. The conclusions and deliberations of these forums have been compiled into this publication in the belief that an informed public opinion is the foundation of a democratic and free society in which stable and sustainable security can be established and lasting peace eventually achieved. Edited by Joy Pople< Less
New Realities: Energy Security In The 2010s and Implications for The U.S. Military By John R. Deni
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Global energy markets are undergoing dramatic shifts. Developing countries are beginning to outpace their more developed counterparts in energy demand, the result not simply of higher economic growth... More > rates in the former, but also due to increased efficiency in the latter. Traditional producers of hydrocarbons in places such as Latin America, Eurasia, North Africa, and the Middle East face a host of political, economic, technical, and societal challenges that could potentially lead to major disruptions in the global energy supply. Meanwhile, the unconventional fossil fuels revolution has led to major changes in the flow of the global energy supply, seemingly overnight.< Less
Regionalizing East Mediterranean Gas: Energy Security, Stability, and The U.S. Role By Mohammed El-Katiri et al.
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In recent years the distribution of the world’s exploitable energy reserves has shifted markedly. One major change is the discovery of substantial gas deposits offshore the Levant. But while... More > these deposits have the potential to revolutionize the economies of the net energy importers, Cyprus, Lebanon, and Israel, they also bring into sharp focus long-running disputes over maritime boundaries and sovereignty. In short, these deposits provide yet another cause for conflict in an already deeply troubled region. This monograph explores both the positive and negative implications of the Eastern Mediterranean’s new gas reserves for the region, and the implications of both for U.S. interests. It combines the recognized expertise of two researchers with long experience in regional and energy studies, respectively.< Less
Origins of the Nevada Test Site By U.S. Department of Energy
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Origins of the Nevada Test Site was written in conjunction with the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Nevada Test Site. The history was released at the official celebration held in Las Vegas,... More > Nevada, on December 18, 2000, fifty years after President Harry S. Truman formally designated the site as the location for conducting nuclear weapons tests within the continental United States. The history represents a unique partnership between a field office and two headquarters offices of the U.S. Department of Energy. The Department’s Nevada Operations Office provided the initial impetus for the project and offered support and resources throughout the researching and writing of the history. The Office of Defense Programs of the Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration provided funding for printing the history.< Less