Global Warming is an Energy Conundrum

Jan-Erik Lane

Abstract


Climate change is at its core an energy problematic. The main anthropogenic source of greenhouse gases is energy consumption. It is vital, because it makes affluence and wealth feasible. Energy demand is projected to double by 2050 at the same time as governments have obliged themselves to drastic decarbonisation. The risk is obvious that energy demand trumps emission reduction.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/esr.v7n2p1

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