The human race, and the race to zero
Reducing carbon emissions is an important and necessary aim—but it should not allow us to ignore the energy needs of the billions of underprivileged people around the world
The start of the year is a time for reflection and to look ahead. This year, already a uniquely challenging one, is no exception. The brutal shock of Covid-19 and the global health emergency has left deep scars in societies and has had very uneven impacts on communities, industries and economies across the world.
Our industry, energy, is no exception. The resilience of electricity systems has been tested and the impact on other sectors and forms of energy—heat and liquid fuels—have exposed new vulnerabilities. In many countries, the gap between those that have access to clean, affordable, reliable energy and those that do not has widened.
Access to modern energy is easily taken for grant
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In 2021 Petroleum Economist is joined by Hydrogen Economist and Transition Economist to form the only genuinely comprehensive intelligence service covering the global energy industry
To celebrate the launch of our two new channels we are making Hydrogen Economist and Transition Economist free to everyone for a limited time only