Falling prices of oil around the globe, in line with increased production and lower demand in Europe and Asia, will have tremendous impact on both the global economy and geopolitics. There are short-term implications of the coming winter and Middle East uncertainty; and the longer term implications of renewables, which are very much tied up in local politics. Also, the Republican takeover in the U.S. Senate on November 4 may affect America’s own energy revolution. This was the topic of discussion at the recent meeting of APCO’s International Advisory Council. Read the full summary below:

Why the Price of Oil is Falling and What it Means for the World

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Bruce W. Jentleson, Ph.D.

Bruce W. Jentleson, Ph.D., is professor of public policy and political science at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. Bruce is former senior advisor to the U.S. State Department Policy Planning Director. Read More