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Year 13 – Two very relevant news articles today that are worth reading.

First, the recommendation by a group of MPs who make up Parliament’s Environment Audit Committee that fracking is banned in the UK as it could have negative consequences for the UK’s climate change targets.

Second, Barack Obama wants to designate a significant amount of Alaska as a wilderness area. If approved this could make future fossil fuel exploration very unlikely.

Useful for cold environment AND the energy topic.

Year 13 – relevant article for the Middle East energy security issues we were discussing today

This article addresses both energy and geo-political concerns and suggests that the USA should rethink it’s close relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Also An updated map of IS and air strikes against them:

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Think of the synoptic links between energy access, control and wider geo poltical tensions around the world.