Everyday it becomes clearer: one of the main causes of conflict in the world is resources, especially energetic resources such as oil and gas (which were among the causes of the most recent conflicts).
Energy is maybe the supreme national interest: the United States got less involved in the Middle East when new energetic resources were discovered in its own territories at the point that it became self-sufficient.
Fossil fuels are known for a double harm: climate change; among with the current wars and everything deriving from it, our world is under an extreme pressure.
Climate change and fossil fuels dependence has too many security issues and the European Union should not it very well: in 2014/2015 its main challenges have been the Ukrainian crisis and the Syrian refugees crisis.
The Ukrainian crisis was fuelled by energetic issues (pipelines from Russia) and what happened in Syria was caused by the…
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