Energy: The global picture and its implications for Canada's role in going forward
This paper, prepared by IISD for the Banff Dialogue on a Canadian National Clean Energy Strategy, looks at the current global energy picture and examines its potential progression over the next decades.
Philip Gass and John Drexhage look at the integration of security, investment and environmental approaches and how the world will have to react to changes in the global economic and energy policy dynamics, particularly given the rise of the major developing economies and the evolving China-US power structure.
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