Gas prices spiking at the pump, war in Ukraine, Russia versus the U.S., new threats of nuclear weapons…. Once again the world is on edge with a global energy crisis.
These dangerous developments come on top of transformative changes in energy markets – fracking and the shale revolution, cost-effective renewables, China and India becoming big-time players, a new race for critical minerals used in new technologies.
All this echoes for Yale Boomers, children of the energy crises and gas lines of the 1970s, imprinted with notions of scarcity and a dystopian future after “peak oil.”
Dan Yergin ’68, energy expert and student of geopolitics, will brief us on what is actually going on – and what it means for us – and answer your questions. Be sure to register now for the May 19th zoominar. [read more]