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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 317–322.
Published: 20 October 2020
...Michael T. Klare By transforming patterns of travel and work around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the transition to renewable energy and the decline of fossil fuels. Lockdowns brought car commuting and plane travel to a near halt, and the mass experiment in which white-collar...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 270–274.
Published: 21 September 2020
... culture as central to national identity, the Kremlin has failed to adapt to the global transition toward renewable energy. But external actors such as the European Union could encourage change from within to develop Russia’s untapped potential as a green power, given its vast endowments of renewable...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 348–354.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Africa climate change adaptation renewable energy drought water resources floods agriculture population growth migration Paris Agreement Morocco Egypt Israel 348 The degree to which states are tolerant of local-level initiatives and mobilization will become only more important...
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Current History (2016) 115 (779): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Miranda A. Schreurs The Germans have been early adopters of green standards, and the state has set ambitious renewable-energy targets. But industrial lobbies can still thwart regulations, as the Volkswagen scandal revealed. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents...
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Current History (2014) 113 (764): 238–244.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Mongolia independence alliances mineral resources sovereign narrow-gauge wide-gaude relations inner kyakhta suzerainty seaports ports twitter downturn oyu tolgoi Ivanhoe Canadian POSCO Kazakhstan Genie coal self-sufficient supply national renewable energy Ulaanbaatar...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 51–56.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Pamela Starr Pena Nieto Mexico reform Aztec tiger pacto Caldero PAN PRI Fox PRD incentives Mota president teacher union energy Federal Electoral Institute Obrador housing security 2013 51 President Enrique Peña Nieto s first year in office (he was inaugurated in Decem-ber...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 76–81.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of the University of California Jorge Lanzaro Uruguay left populist social democrat Mujica Vazquez labor institutionalization election authoritarianism economic growth gradualist batllismo energy telecommunications privatization Frente Amplio PA Broad Front Colorado party national...
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Current History (2013) 112 (756): 265–270.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of the University of California Pavel Baev Russia Arctic trade territory energy militarization sovereignty cooperation Canada Denmark Finland Iceland Norway Sweden continental shelf trade shipping 265 [P]olicies based on the delusional but popular perception of the Arctic shelf...
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Current History (2013) 112 (750): 26–32.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of California Mickael Klare maritime conflict territorial claims China Japan Philippines Vietnam South China Sea East China Mediterranean energy resources oil gas 26 What makes these disputes so dangerous . . . is the apparent willingness of many claimants to employ military means...
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Current History (2013) 112 (750): 33–37.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Mickael Klare maritime conflict territorial claims China Japan Philippines Vietnam South China Sea East China Mediterranean energy resources oil gas 33 The dual forces of population growth and climate change will exacerbate pres- sures on land use, water access, and food security...
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Current History (2012) 111 (744): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2012
... status. The country s foreign aid supports this goal through three avenues: building gen- eral partnerships with other developing countries, secur- ing access to energy resources, and developing strategically important relation- ships. Commercial interests are also a factor. As with any country s foreign...
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Current History (2010) 109 (730): 329–335.
Published: 01 November 2010
... security globalization multipolarity UN Security Council United States NATO International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Conference Disarmament 329 For the near to medium term, the international community likely will confront the consequences of weaker global...
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Current History (2006) 105 (695): 441–446.
Published: 01 December 2006
...David L. Goldwyn The energy dependency of the United States and its allies in Europe and Asia, combined with the growing dependence of rising powers such as China and India, is rapidly eroding American power and influence around the world. © 2006 Current History. All rights reserved. 2006...
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Current History (2004) 103 (677): 428–433.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Michael T. Klare With the global flow of energy assuming ever-growing economic and strategic prominence, oil and gas pipelines in the world today have become the major focus of international geopolitical competition. © 2004 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved...
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Current History (2003) 102 (662): 113–118.
Published: 01 March 2003
... concern. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California United States Europe environment global warming emissions greenhouse effect Kyoto Protocol Bill Clinton George Bush energy 113 Although the dispute about climate change...
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Current History (2002) 101 (656): 271–277.
Published: 01 September 2002
... energy exploration Japan Korea petroleum pipeline Yellow Sea With its energy needs steadily growing,Northeast Asia will require ever-accelerating petroleum imports for its economic expansion and survival. Most of these imports will come from the same sources that sup- ply the United States...
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Current History (2002) 101 (653): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Vaclav Smil Any realistic appraisal of global energy futures must begin with a comprehensive and balanced understanding of resources and their uses. What are the kinds and magnitudes of energy stores and flows available to supply the world's still-growing needs for fuels and electricity? And what...
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Current History (2002) 101 (653): 105–125.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Paul L. Joskow The good performance of energy markets during the seven or eight years following the Gulf War masked many continuing and emerging energy policy challenges that derive from larger domestic and foreign policy issues. The changes in world oil, domestic natural gas, and electricity...
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Current History (2002) 101 (653): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Michael T. Klare The United States cannot increase its intake of foreign oil by 50 percent, as called for under the Bush energy plan, without involving itself in the political, economic, and military affairs of the states from which all this petroleum is expected to flow. This involvement may take...