Arctic futures the new geopolitics of energy richard powell on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers as the polar ice melts so the rich gas oil and mineral resources of the arctic are being increasingly exposed to the eager eyes of interested nations. Global climate change has catapulted the arctic into the centre of geopolitics as melting arctic ice transforms the region from one of primarily scientific interest a new scramble for oil and . Summary in the fourth century bc aristotle used evidence and reason to argue that the world was a sphere more than a millennium later explorers like christopher columbus set sail on the assumption that aristotle and other greeks from his time were right and that the distance involved would not prohibit travel from europe to india. Discussion future geopolitics of the arctic selfgeopolitics submitted 1 month ago by bluspruce as sea ice continues to melt the arctic ocean will receive increasing focus for its resources its potential as a trading route and an area to possibly project national power. This report evaluates the energy and geopolitical shifts that have arisen from the production of shale gas and light tight oil in the united states it begins by assessing how much the unconventional energy trend has already impacted energy geopolitics and national security the report then posits several possible energy futures that could emerge from the unconventionals revolution
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