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Unformatted text preview: rom China and India started to influence the increase in oil prices from 2000 onwards. The EU’s dependency on the import of oil and gas increased as a result of the decline in production and reserves mostly in the eastern part of Europe (mainly gas dependence on Russia). Special attention was given to Russia’s political role as a powerful energy provider. There have also been other geopolitical changes such as the World Trade Center, the War in Iraq, the Middle-East conflicts, etc., which had an important role in the energy policy changes that occurred. The EU became very aware of climate policy, mainly when the US abandoned the Kyoto Protocol and the EU took the opportunity to become the world leader in climate issues. The EU is also following the negotiations within the World Trade Organization (WTO). At the same time, the view that global warming is also a consequence of the actions of Europe became popular. New industrial political interests linked to renewable energy technologies are becoming more and more developed. The 27 member states of the EU...
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