Backdraft Episode #2: Stacy VanDeveer on the New Energy Economy and the Fate of Petro States [Podcast]

Source: Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/03/2017


A “green economy,” an energy sector composed entirely of renewables, is the goal of many. But we haven’t thought out the full implications of that change, says Stacy VanDeveer, professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, in this week’s “Backdraft” podcast.


In the latest episode in our series on the peace and conflict consequences of climate change responses, VanDeveer discusses how cleaner energy can still be a dirty business and what de-carbonization could mean for petro states.


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