Michael Klare, director and professor of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies, will discuss “America's Energy Dilemma: How to Choose Between Old and New Energy Options?" at a public lecture Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at Washington & Jefferson College(W&J) in the Howard J. Burnett Center’s Yost Auditorium.
Klare’s lecture is the first of four presentations that will take place this academic year as part of the W&J Energy Lecture Series.
Klare has written extensively on U.S. defense policy, international arms trade and energy geopolitics. His most recent book is The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources. His other works include Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy, Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum, Resource Wars, and Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws.
Klare has contributed to numerous edited volumes of works and has published articles in various journals such as Foreign Affairs, Harper's, International Security, Newsweek, Scientific American, Technology Review, and World Policy Journal, among others. He also published op-ed articles in the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle and USA Today.
Klare is the defense correspondent for The Nation magazine and a contributing editor of Current History. He also works with non-governmental organizations in the fields of peace, disarmament and human rights and serves on the board of directors for the Arms Control Association.
The lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is suggested. Please register by sending an email indicating your name and intention of attending to firstname.lastname@example.org.