Global Energy Security: The Strategic Implications for China and Australia
Article from: OGEL 1 (2011), in Energy Security
Energy security is about security of energy supply - it is not about energy prices, energy efficiency, energy conservation, clean energy or sustainable development. Energy security is strategically important for all energy-importing countries. Energy security is even more important for rapidly developing countries like China, because energy is such an important enabler of economic development. The principal cause of the global energy security problem is growth in energy demand. This is driven by population growth, economic growth, industrialisation and ...