Is the world on the edge of a conflict over energy resources?
The economic supply of energy is critical to a country's GDP - reference several articles. such as one from Paul Chefurka http://www.paulchefurka.ca/WEAP2/Energy_GDP_2050.html with the quote: "The models by Kummel and Ayres predict that for every 1% increase in energy inputs you get about a 0.7% increase in GDP on average. The immediate implication is that a reduction of 1% in energy will cause a corresponding 0.7% drop in GDP.
Considering the implications on GDP, there will be continued conflicts over energy resources if the (global) supply does not meet the (global) demand.
Aren't we past the edge? Conflict is here.
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