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A world of plenty

A world of plenty | Geography In the News | Scoop.it
The start of something big


EXACTLY HOW MUCH unconventional gas lurks outside America is a matter for conjecture, but the list of countries with potentially large reserves grows steadily.
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China has power, ambition and wealth but no strategy says new study - 05 - 2012 - News archive - News - News and media - Home

China has power, ambition and wealth but no strategy says new study - 05 - 2012 - News archive - News - News and media - Home | Geography In the News | Scoop.it

As the world continues to experience the fallout from the 2008 financial crisis, it is increasingly turning towards China. The outsourced ‘workshop of the world’ has become the world’s great hope for growth, and the source of the capital the West’s indebted economies so desperately need. Simultaneously, and in the United States in particular, commentators and policymakers have increasingly voiced concerns that the economic clout of a communist superpower might pose a threat to the liberal world order. These contradictory impulses – China as opportunity and China as threat – demonstrate one clear truth, exhibited in the Obama administration’s much-trailed ‘Asian pivot’: that China is important.

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China's burgeoning power demands

China's burgeoning power demands | Geography In the News | Scoop.it

China's voracious appetite for energy often exceeds supplies, causing serious power shortages. Demand over supply issues continue to cause problems for China!

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No free kicks: China not a superpower in football

No free kicks: China not a superpower in football | Geography In the News | Scoop.it

FOR the man who scored Chelsea’s winner in the European Champions League Final in May, it may seem like a strange move. 

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