2nd April 2012: Michael T. Klare on the World’s Last Resources


PAWSS director Michael T. Klare in Rolling Stone on the world’s last resources:

When you look at what’s being developed today, whether it’s the deep oceans or the Arctic or shale gas and shale oil, you’re seeing levels of investment costs and danger that are unprecedented, and levels of environmental risks that are unlike anything we’ve seen before. You wouldn’t go to these lengths if easier resources were available.

My 2005 Masters essay on Klare’s research program (PDF).