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The Geopolitics of Energy Transition: A Guide for Policymakers, Executives, and Investors (Alexis A. Crows, Samir Saran, ORF)

As the price of natural gas reached record highs in the UK and Europe—trading at the equivalent of $200 per barrel of oil, and as economic activity in China has been curtailed by the country’s power supply crunch, central bankers and policymakers from across the globe are forced to confront significant challenges to price stability, with a focus on shielding households and businesses from an increase to the cost of transport and basic goods, while monitoring the potential for price pressure and supply chain bottlenecks to upend the global economic recovery. This is important at this time, for the ripple effects of disruptions to energy markets could amplify social and political fissures that are visible across the global landscape, and which might portend complex domestic politics as many countries head into elections in 2022.

The Geopolitics of Energy Transition: A Guide for Policymakers, Executives, and Investors | ORF (orfonline.org)