GEOG 1000 - Lecture 16 - Nov. 9, 2011

GEOG 1000 - Lecture 16 - Nov. 9, 2011 - EU Energy...

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Unformatted text preview: EU Energy Geopolitics Opening of the Nord Stream Pipeline- Transports natural gas from Russia to Western Europe- One of the most debated in the EU Denmark by 2050: 100 percent renewable energy- Denmark has announced its attempt to go 100 percent renewable energy- There are islands in Denmark that already have gone 100 percent renewable Sweden: becoming oil free by 2020- End dependence on oil by using fuel more efficiently - Making savings in heating- Change consumption of oil industry Germany: Phase-out of nuclear by 2022- Will replace nuclear with renewable energy Desertec- To contribute the turn of the renewable energy landscape in Europe and to bring solar energy to North Africa etc. to allow export of energy to Europe- Solar generators are being built in Morocco- Treaty between European energy companies and Morocco Structure of the Lecture- The geopolitics of energy- Cold War geopolitics and energy- Post-1989 politics of sustainability and free energy markets- Securization and new geopolitics of energy...
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GEOG 1000 - Lecture 16 - Nov. 9, 2011 - EU Energy...

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