The Race for Whats Left



From Michael Klare, The Renowned Expert On Natural Resource Issues, An Invaluable Account Of A New And Dangerous Global CompetitionThe World Is Facing An Unprecedented Crisis Of Resource Depletion A Crisis That Goes Beyond Peak Oil To Encompass Shortages Of Coal And Uranium, Copper And Lithium, Water And Arable Land With All Of The Planet S Easily Accessible Resource Deposits Rapidly Approaching Exhaustion, The Desperate Hunt For Supplies Has Become A Frenzy Of Extreme Exploration, As Governments And Corporations Rush To Stake Their Claim In Areas Previously Considered Too Dangerous And Remote The Race For What S Left Takes Us From The Arctic To War Zones To Deep Ocean Floors, From A Russian Submarine Planting The Country S Flag On The North Pole Seabed To The Large Scale Buying Up Of African Farmland By Saudi Arabia, China, And Other Food Importing Nations.As Klare Explains, This Invasion Of The Final Frontiers Carries Grave Consequences With Resource Extraction Growing Complex, The Environmental Risks Are Becoming Increasingly Severe The Deepwater Horizon Disaster Is Only A Preview Of The Dangers To Come At The Same Time, The Intense Search For Dwindling Supplies Is Igniting New Border Disputes, Raising The Likelihood Of Military Confrontation Inevitably, If The Scouring Of The Globe Continues On Its Present Path, Many Key Resources That Modern Industry Relies Upon Will Disappear Completely The Only Way Out, Klare Argues, Is To Alter Our Consumption Patterns Altogether A Crucial Task That Will Be The Greatest Challenge Of The Coming Century.The Race for Whats Left

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • The Race for Whats Left
  • Michael T. Klare
  • English
  • 04 February 2017
  • 0805091262

10 thoughts on “The Race for Whats Left

  1. says:

    A satisfactory summary of the worlds upcoming resource shortages, and the main focal points for what s left Many previously ignored areas in great power geopolitics could suddenly become flash points Shale oil, deep water mining, rare earth eleme...

  2. says:

    The perennial problem of resource scarcity is reaching a critically dangerous point, with potentially devastating environmental and geopolitical consequences, according to Klare s latest book The industrialization of developing nations, particularly in East Asia, has created a unprecedented level of demand for a variety of resources, while the supply of such resources is simultaneously reaching a point of diminishing returns With easy to access oil and gas reserves already exhausted, energy co The perennial problem of resource scarcity is reaching a critically dangerous point, with potentially devastating environmental and geopolitical consequences, according to Klare s latest book The industrialization of developing nations, particularly in East Asia, has created a unprecedented level of demand for a variety of resources, while the supply of such resources is simultaneously reaching a point of diminishing returns With easy to access oil and gas reserves already exhausted, energy companies are now compelled to access new sources in some of the most inhospitable places on Earth, such as deep water offshore sites in the Gulf of Mexico or the Arctic Circle, with increasing risk and expense Fossil fuels are not the only dwindling resource, as numerous minera...

  3. says:

    As someone interested in our food system and the global ramifications of our food choices, I found the chapter Global Land Grabs and the Struggle for Food very interesting It gave me new insight into the way the land on our planet is currently being divided up who are the players driving land use and efficiencies or lack of efficiencies , who ...

  4. says:

    A bit dated, but nevertheless a useful tour of how major powers are trying to plan for future resource scarcity.

  5. says:

    You know how you can protect those precious vanishing resources, Michael Klare Stop repeating yourself and make this a 150 page book Cool stuff about shale oil, though.

  6. says:

    Klare highlights the challenges posed by dwindling resources around the world, covering hydrocarbons, minerals, rare earth elements, and food He shows that there is increasing competition among both state actors and corporations to gain and maintain access to these resources Klare also stresses that many of these are on the decline and that it will becomedifficult and dangerous to extract them He claims that the competition to maintain continued access, while necessary for economic deve Klare highlights the challenges posed by dwindling resources around the world, covering hydrocarbons, minerals, rare earth elements, and food He shows that there is increasing competiti...

  7. says:

    Read this for a research paper thesis Pretty boring and unmemorable, with an unastounding conclusion Not worth the scorn of a 1 star review, but I wouldn t recommend this.

  8. says:

    lord help us.

  9. says:

    Adopted for class, fall 2013 Klare is now an academic, but he previously worked in Washington s policy world as a journalist That means he writes effectively about interesting and important topics Indeed, I have frequently used Klare s books in my security and environment classes Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws America s Search for a New Foreign Policy 1995 , Blood and Oil The Dangers and Consequences of America 19s Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum 2004 and various editions of Adopted for class, fall 2013 Klare is now an academic, but he previously worked in Washington s policy world as a journalist That means he writes effectively about interesting and important...

  10. says:

    Competently written rebuttal of the idea that technology is about to make resource shortages a relic of the past.Only 3 stars as book comes off as a compendium of various essays write 20 pages about the current state of oil production Next chapter, 10 pages on rare metals Then, an essay about agriculture And so on You can hardly tell this book even has an author, it feels like an assembly by committee Which is fineBut the book has no core, there s no context, no narrative string tying Competently written rebuttal of the idea that technology is about to make resource shortag...

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