Title: The impact of energy security on Australia's international relations

Authors: Alexander Downer

Addresses: The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia

Abstract: In this speech, the opposition minister for foreign affairs and trade discusses the key issues facing Australia|s energy security. He notes Australia|s position as a net energy exporter, the need for rational approaches to reducing climate change, and the possibility of nuclear power as an alternative source of energy. He emphasised the need for international cooperation in dealing with these energy security issues.

Keywords: energy security; nuclear power; uranium enrichment; climate change; carbon dioxide emissions; free market; Australia; international relations; nuclear energy.

DOI: 10.1504/IJGEI.2008.019071

International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 2008 Vol.29 No.4, pp.360 - 365

Published online: 28 Jun 2008 *

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