October 19, 2023

Some Future Day: Geopolitics, Energy, & Financial Systems

Amy Myers Jaffe is an energy consultant and leading expert on the geopolitics of oil, energy, security, and risk, and an influential thought leader on global energy policy and sustainability. She is currently serving as Director of the Energy, Climate Justice, and Sustainability Lab and a research professor at New York University’s School of Professional Studies.

This is part 1 of a 2-part conversation with Amy where we evaluate technology's role in climate change and the current geopolitical landscape.

In this episode, we look at macro topics, including multiple war fronts, the grab for energy power, trade wars, and evaluate how this is impacting areas in the Middle East, Russia, Ukraine, China, Taiwan, and we even get into chaos agents like North Korea.

Key Topics:

  • The struggle for energy power
  • Harmful Use of Emerging Technologies
  • Historical Conflicts
  • Trade Wars
  • Chaos Agents
  • Post Trust / Post Truth
  • Failure of governments to protect and provide personal safety

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