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WEC calls to ‘humanise’ global energy system

World Energy Council report finds that energy leaders’ perceptions of risk and strategic priorities have changed

Energy industry leaders' perceptions of risk, opportunities and priorities have all “radically changed” over the past year, according to the World Energy Council's (WEC's) annual World Energy Issues Monitor report, published today. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Covid-19 pandemic and associated economic turbulence was the biggest source of uncertainty among the 2,500 surveyed across 108 countries. Indeed, uncertainty around economic trends increased by a third in the 12th year of the report over last year’s edition. The WEC, an international network of energy stakeholders, also found there is a growing focus on the social agenda associated with the energy transition, with increased awareness

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