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THE UK AND ENERGY SOURCES
the UK has rich reserves of coal, oil and gas. with large tidal ranges, strong winds and many glacial valleys, the UK has significant renewable resource potential.
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ENERGY RESOURCES + GEOGRAPHICAL CONCENTRATION
Canada and Australia lead the global uranium production for nuclear power.60% of world oil supply will come from the middle east by 2025. currently, 27% of all proven natural gas reserves are in russia
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ENERGY SECURITY : NICS
A key issue for china and india is security of energy supply. Countries dependent on foreign sources of fossil fuels transported along international energy pathways, are at greater risk of energy insecurity. This is why many countries such as france
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ENERGY PATHWAYS
Western europe is increasingly reliable on Russian gas. The planned Nord Stream pipeline should increase security of supply in Northern Europe. Other planned pipeline run through politically troubled areas. UK domestic gas supplies peaked in 2000.
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NEW OIL FRONTIERS
West shetland field, UK. Athabasca tar sands, Canada. Orinoco heavy oil, ve4nezuela . Green river basin, USA
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ENERGY FUTURES
Coal, oil and gas ( Business as usual scramble) . Nuclear power ( new atomic age). Wind, solar, wave , hydrogen and biomass ( renewable renaissance)
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TENSIONS
The USA passed the energy policy act in 2005, with a target of 7.5 billion gallons of biofueld by 2012. promotion of biofuels in USA and Europe is having large affects on developing countries due to land being used to create biofuels arther than food
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Canada and Australia lead the global uranium production for nuclear power.60% of world oil supply will come from the middle east by 2025. currently, 27% of all proven natural gas reserves are in russia

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ENERGY RESOURCES + GEOGRAPHICAL CONCENTRATION

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A key issue for china and india is security of energy supply. Countries dependent on foreign sources of fossil fuels transported along international energy pathways, are at greater risk of energy insecurity. This is why many countries such as france

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Western europe is increasingly reliable on Russian gas. The planned Nord Stream pipeline should increase security of supply in Northern Europe. Other planned pipeline run through politically troubled areas. UK domestic gas supplies peaked in 2000.

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West shetland field, UK. Athabasca tar sands, Canada. Orinoco heavy oil, ve4nezuela . Green river basin, USA

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