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date: 27 January 2020

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This article specifies three important factors regarding energy and policy. The first is that energy policy will be greatly influenced by Russia, China, and India in the coming years; the last two being the biggest energy consumers in the world. The second is that energy patterns of the poorest countries of the world will become difficult, unless there are notable economic and technological changes. The third and final factor is that global energy policy will be influenced by climatic events. The article looks at how political scientists have looked at energy and considers the experiences from US policy making regarding energy.

Keywords: energy policy, influences, energy patterns, global energy policy, US policy making

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