Geopolitics Redrawn: The Changing Landscape of Clean Energy

Hodum, Ryan
February 2010
World Politics Review (19446284);2/16/2010, p5
The article focuses on the impact of the large-scale deployment of clean renewable sources of energy on the balance of energy security and power among key regions of the world. It notes that the clean energy transition will also deliver renewed levels of bilateral and multilateral cooperation. The International Energy Agency predicts an extra 500 billion dollars in costs to reduce carbon emissions for every year that countries delay serious action to mitigate.


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