An event about a book on “Journeys From The Caspian Sea to the City of London.
Running the world is a lot of work.
When there’s no oil, there’s no intervention.
The oil industry’s reckless pursuit of extreme energy carries with it the inevitable risks of environmental and political peril. The Gulf oil spill is only the latest in a series of disasters. Arctic drilling, deals with African dictatorships, natural gas pipelines in Central Asia: the pursuit of fossil fuels has brought the United States into war, corruption, and ecological messes.