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Risk and Uncertainty

Energy Security Challenges
  • Robert Rapier

Abstract

Access to affordable, stable energy supplies is critical for the economies and national security of developed countries. For developing countries, affordable energy often offers a pathway to a better quality of life. But there are a number of global threats with the potential for destabilizing the energy markets. In this chapter I will discuss some of those threats.

Keywords

Biomass Fermentation Corn Europe Transportation 

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