An extraordinary global energy transformation will be required for the world to successfully slow and then halt climate change, and that transformation will change the power dynamics among nations. The security arrangements necessary to keep the peace among the powers that vie for an energy advantage in the coming renewables era demand attention now.
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Introduction: John Mecklin
The complicated geopolitics of renewable energy
Saudi Arabia’s sell-off of Aramco: Risk or opportunity?
Will climate-change efforts affect EU-Russian relations? (Probably not.)
Rachel S. Salzman
Climate adaptation funding: Getting the money to those who need it
Meraz Mostafa, M. Feisal Rahman, and Saleemul Huq
Pakistan's nuclear forces, 2016
Hans M. Kristensen and Robert S. Norris
GLOBAL FORUM: Seeking a path toward missile nonproliferation: Missiles are the hidden force behind nuclear proliferation, so missile proliferation deserves as much concern, and the same efforts at prevention, as nuclear proliferation deserves.
An Indian Response
Waheguru Pal Singh (WPS) Sidhu
A Japanese Response
A Turkish Response
Technology assessment and the social and human impact of innovation
Fred Young Phillips and Deog-Seong Oh
Can everyone help verify the bioweapons convention? Perhaps, via open source monitoring
Gunnar Jeremias and Mirko Himmel
Crusades of the clueless: Who will win the war on science?
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