Working & Learning at the University of Edinburgh – Student Ambassador, Geologist, Red Lichtie

Working & Learning at the University of Edinburgh – Student Ambassador, Geologist, Red Lichtie

The blog covers my life at the University of Edinburgh as a geology student, Student Ambassador and as a resident presiding in the Athens of the North. If you want to learn about the amazing geology of Scotland or explore the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde nature of the city, this is the space to chart! I cover poetry, geology seminars, field trips, university life, tourism in Edinburgh and everything Scottish.

Part 6 on Geology, Politics and Philosophy: Oil, Shale Gas, Coal – Local and International Politics

The Topic Idea

The search and control of oil played a massive role in international relations  post WW2. The competition for oil is quite a fierce one.  It helped to set the post war order such as the American Saudi Arabian relationship. Or how in these modern times, China engages with Africa to feed its energy hungry economy.

Bulldozer pushing coal in Ljubljana Power Station

Interesting video on the subject

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