BLUFCountries worldwide are changing their global energy policies in reaction to the oil and gas supply chain issues caused by the fallout of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
This article by Neil Martin, writing for UNSW Newsroom, makes the following points:
- Fears about energy availability due to the war in Ukraine have accelerated the global transition to renewable energy.
- European countries have been hit hard by Russia cutting oil and gas supplies in response to economic sanctions.
- Denmark and Norway have proposed significant wind-power developments to generate power.
- Australia and other countries now pay much more for gas and oil due to worldwide increases in demand.
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References from the Web:
- APR 2022 Ukraine war ‘will mean high food and energy prices for three years’—The Guardian
- APR 2022 What the war in Ukraine means for energy, climate and food—Nature
- MAY 2022 Ukraine is a rehearsal for the great energy transition—AFR
- JUN 2022 Why the Ukraine war may power Asia's green energy shift—BBC
Source: University of NSW (UNSW)
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