New Energy Can Answer World Insecurities
What's the global energy outlook for 2023?
Kate Whiting and Amy White, January 17, 2023 (World Economic Forum)
“…[The global energy crisis is] about more than the world's reliance on natural gas from Russia. It's about global energy security, fueling the transition to clean energy for the climate and the interconnection between the energy crisis and food security…For the first time in a decade, the number of people without access to modern energy is growing…
Some 75 million people who have only just got access to electricity may no longer be able to afford it, while 100 million people may need to return to cooking using biomass…[But the world’s need to reduce climate crisis-driving emissions by 43% by 2030] represents an opportunity for the green economy. Those industries helping the world shift to net-zero emissions could be worth $10.3 trillion to the global economy by 2050…
The challenge facing the energy sector today is how to redesign the entire system while maintaining an affordable, resilient supply that's sustainable for the planet…[There is a growing need for global unity because] the energy transition is effectively a set of interdependencies…[while energy security] is now a key driver of growth for renewables…” click here for more
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